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ALLISON J HAAS

M.A., University of Texas at Austin

ALLISON J HAAS

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Biography

Allison Haas is currently a PhD student at the University of Texas at Austin.  She recieved her BA in English and French, with Honors, from the University of Minnesota, Morris in 2010, and her MA from the Univeristy of Texas at Austin in 2012.  Her graduate research explores issues of race, gender, and sexuality in contemporary Irish literature.

Interests

20th century Irish literature, postcolonialism, globalization, British cultural studies, women and gender studies

Publications

Review of The IRA on Film and Television: A History by Mark Connelly, E3W Review of Books (2014), forthcoming.

Review of the HarryRansomCenter’s Oscar Wilde Archive, E3W Review of Books (2013): 70-1.

Conference Presentations

“‘God Damn You Grandma!’: Women and Nationalism in Irish Theater and Film.” Paper presented at The European Federation of Associations and Centers for Irish Studies 2013 Conference, June 5-7, 2013. The National University of Ireland, Galway. 

 “Queerness in a Time of Civil War: Gender Ambiguity and Political Violence in Hoda Barakat’s The Stone of Laughter and Patrick McCabe’s Breakfast on Pluto.” Paper presented at the 2013 E3W Sequels Symposium, April 2013.  The University of Texas at Austin.

 “‘God Damn You, Grandma!’: Women and Irish Nationalism in Ken Loach’s The Wind that Shakes the Barley.” Paper presented at the 8th Annual Graduate Conference in Comparative Literature, September 2011.  The University of Texas at Austin.

Teaching

Courses Taught at the University of Texas at Austin

Assitant Instructor

RHE 309K: "The Rhetoric of Fantasy" in the Department of Rhetoric and Writing. Summer 2013-Spring 2014. 

RHE 306: "Rhetoric and Writing" in the Department of Rhetoric and Writing. Fall 2012-Spring 2014.

 

Teaching Assistant

E316K: “Masterworks of American Literature” in the Department of English with Prof. John Gonzalez, Summer 2012.

E316K: “Masterworks of British Literature” in the Department of English with Prof. Beth Hedrick, Spring 2012.

E316K: “Masterworks of American Literature” in the Department of English with Prof. Brian Bremen, Fall 2011.

E316K: “Masterworks of British Literature” in the Department of English with Prof. George Christian, Spring 2011.

E316K:  “Masterworks of British Literature” in the Department of English with Prof. Wayne Rebhorn, Fall 2010.