Irish Studies Würzburg


    Marie-Claire Franca Leitner

    Englische Fachdidaktik
    Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin Irish Studies

    Office hour: Thursdays, 15:00 - 16:00

    E-Mail: marie-claire-franca.leitner@uni-wuerzburg.de

    • EFACIS
    • IASIL

    • 2022 M.A. British and North American Cultural Studies, ALU Freiburg
    • 2019 B.A. English and American Studies/Geschichte, ALU Freiburg
    • 2015 B.Sc. Psychologie, HHU Düsseldorf

    • Winter Term 2022/23
      ''Irish Gothic'' #ISWÜ
      ''Crime Fiction: From Edgar Allan Poe to Tana French'' #ISWÜ
    • Summer Term 2022
      ''Cross-Cultural Encounters: Germans in America, Americans in Germany''

    October 2022: "'I'm invisible': Haunting, Homelessness, and the Gothic Mode in Sarah Carroll's The Girl in Between", Haunted Hibernia: Conjuring the Contemporary Irish Gothic Conference, Carlow College, Ireland

    September 2022: "'Poor Little Rich Kids': Privilege, Murder, and the End of the Celtic Tiger in Kevin Power's Bad Day in Blackrock and Tana French's The Secret Place", New Voices, New Directions: International Workshop on Contemporary Irish Literature, University of Leipzig

    July 2022: "Houses with Histories – The Significance of the House and its Past in Post-Celtic Tiger Crime Fiction", Symposium History in Stories: The Irish Past and the Challenges of the Present, Irish Studies, University of Würzburg (https://www.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/irish-studies/aktuelles/single/news/history-in-stories-the-irish-past-and-the-challenges-of-the-present/)

    April 2022: "Failed Families, Haunted Houses, Wild Woods: The Irish State of the Nation in Tana French's Dublin Murder Squad Series", Annual EUCOR Trinational MA and PhD Conference, University of Basel, Switzerland