Dr G. Bruna (Giulia)

Teacher - Department of Modern Languages and Cultures
Postdoc - Department of Modern Languages and Cultures
Postdoc - Radboud Institute for Culture and History

Dr G. Bruna (Giulia)
Visiting address

Erasmusplein 1

Postal address

Postbus 9103

Working days Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Giulia Bruna (MA, PhD) is Postdoctoral Fellow at Radboud University in Nijmegen, in the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures and Radboud Institute for Culture and History. Her current project, “European Local Colour Fiction in Transnational Contexts, 1830-1914”, is funded by the Dutch research council NWO. Her research is part of the wider project “Redefining the Region: The Transnational Dimensions of Local-Colour” (P.I. Prof. Marguérite Corporaal). She is also a Research Associate of the University College Dublin (UCD) Humanities Institute in Ireland.
She holds an MA and PhD from the School of English, Drama and Film at UCD and a Laurea Magistralis in Modern Languages and Literatures (English and French) from the University of Turin, Italy.
Her research interests include 19th- and 20th-century Irish literature, travel writing studies, and print and periodical culture studies. Her first monograph-- J.M. Synge and Travel Writing of the Irish Revival--was published by Syracuse University Press in 2017. Her work on Synge, the Irish Revival, Irish periodical culture, and Revival travel writing has appeared in various peer-reviewed journals and collections such as Irish Studies Review, The Journal of Modern Periodical Studies, Studies in Travel Writing, Studi Irlandesi, Global Literary Journalism.
In Ireland, she lectured for six years in the UCD School of English, Drama and Film and at the UCD Writing Centre, teaching a variety of modules in literary studies and academic writing.
At UCD, she also worked on collaborative multimedia projects such as the event and exhibition “Revival to Revolution: The Literary Career of Thomas MacDonagh” (2015). The project, funded by the Irish Research Council, comprised an interdisciplinary symposium on writer and revolutionary Thomas MacDonagh, the screening of a 1966 RTÉ commemorative documentary on the Easter Rising, and a multimedia exhibition on MacDonagh with items held in UCD Library Special Collections.




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