Emily Hershman

Areas of Interest
Irish Studies, Modernism, Modern Drama, Performance Theory, World Literature

Education
Irish Studies, Modernism, Modern Drama, Performance Theory, World Literature

Profile
Emily Hershman is a third-year doctoral student specializing in late nineteenth and twentieth century British and Irish literature. Her research interests focus on the relationship between script and visual semantics of performance in Irish drama, particularly the society comedies of Oscar Wilde. Recent projects have also examined the influence of nineteenth-century politics and philosophy on the works of James Joyce. She is currently the managing editor of the academic journal Nineteenth-Century Contexts. 

Recent Scholarly Activity
Hershman, Emily. "Dressing Up Lady Windermere." Cosmopolitan Wilde, Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris, France, 10-14 June 2014. Lecture.

Hershman, Emily. "Nietzschean Dyads Between Wilde and Joyce." Along the Krommerun: The International James Joyce Symposium, Universiteit Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands, 15-20 June 2014. Lecture.