Upcoming Talk at UConn Waterbury Campus: Professor Nicole McClure, University of Pennsylvania-Kutztown

Irish Masculinity, Fatherhood, and Cinematic Representations of

‘The Troubles’ in Northern Ireland

UConn-Waterbury Faculty Program Fund and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute 

Nicole McClure

This program will feature a talk, with illustrative film clips, by Professor Nicole McClure, Assistant Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania, Kutztown. Professor McClure will speak on Irish masculinity, fatherhood, and the cinematic representations of ‘the troubles’ in Northern Ireland.

DATE: Thursday November 12, 2015

TIME: 6:30 – 7:45 p.m.

LOCATION: UConn Waterbury, Room 333

Please RSVP by: Thursday November 5, 2015

Call (203)-236-9924/9925, email osher@uconn.edu


*This event is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

*Light refreshments will be served

Nicole McClure is an Assistant Professor of English at Kutztown University, PA. Professor McClure received both her M.A. and Ph.D. in Comparative Literary & Cultural Studies from UConn. Professor McClure has over seven years of teaching experience on the university level and has been a guest speaker at UConn on many occasions. She is author of “They were only kids: Public reconciliation for misguided youth in Five Minutes of Heaven.” Country of the Young: Interpretations of Youth and Childhood in Irish Culture, published in 2013, and author of “Injured bodies, silenced voices: Reclaiming personal trauma and the narration of pain in Northern Ireland.” Special Issue of Peace and Change: Bodily Pain and Peace and Human Rights: Thirty Years after Elaine Scarry’s, The Body in Pain, forthcoming this fall.