Julian Dean


Email: jdean6@nd.edu

Areas of Interest:
Irish literature; Modernism; Postcolonial literatures and theory; Critical theory; and the Anthropocene

MA James Madison University
MS Rowan University
BA Rowan University
BA West Virginia University

Julian Breandán Dean works on Irish literatures in both English and Irish as well as global decolonial literatures in English. His current work focuses on the intersection of the occult in decolonial projects and how various decolonial writers give voice to the dead. He has recently been awarded the New Scholar's Prize from the Irish Society for Theatre Research.

“The ‘Supernatural Artist’ and the Tarot Fool: Esoteric Transnationalism in Yeats’s On Baile’s Strand.” Modern Drama. Forthcoming. 

Book Review: W.B Yeats’s Robartes-Aherne Writings: Featuring the Making of his “Stories of Michael Robartes and His Friends.” Edited by Wayne K. Chapman. Irish Studies Review 24.2.
Other Scholarly Activity: 
“Magic and the Modernist Coven: the Provenance, Performance, and Progress of At the Hawk’s Well.” American Conference for Irish Studies National Meeting: “Declarations of Independence: Treaties, Transitions, and Tearing Away.” Boston, MA. March 20-23, 2019. 

“Mysticism, Utopia, and the Nation in WB Yeats and Jorge Louis Borges.” Ireland and Latin America Conference: “The Idea of a Nation and Narratives of Independence.” Santiago, Chile. Dec. 9-12, 2018.