Areas of Interest
British and Irish Literature, 20th and 21st Century Drama, New Zealand Literature, Global Modernisms
University of Auckland, BA (Hons.) & MA
Nicole’s wider interests are in Global Modernisms, Postcolonial Theory, and Psychoanalysis. Her work primarily focuses upon issues of identity, community, and memory in Irish and New Zealand literature and she is particularly interested in exploring the interrelationship of these concepts within the embodied aesthetic experience that occurs in dramatic texts. She is the recipient of a University Presidential Fellowship.
Recent Scholarly Activity
“The Disruptive Other: Phantom Hauntings in W.B. Yeats’s Purgatory.” International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures Conference. Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. 18 - 22 July 2011.