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Dr. Carrie Griffin

PHD

Biography


I joined the University of Limerick in 2015 s as a lecturer in medieval and early modern English literature. Previously I held two postdoctoral fellowships: I was Irish Research Council / Marie Curie CARA CoFund Postdoctoral Fellow (2010-13) at Queen Mary, University of London, as well as NUI Postdoctoral Fellow (2007-09) at UCC. I also held the positions of lecturer in Medieval & Renaissance Literature at UCC (2006-07) and Teaching Fellow in English at the University of Bristol (2013-14).

My current projects include an edited collection on medieval recipes, with Hannah Ryley (University of Oxford); a volume of the Index of Middle English Prose for the Wellcome Library, London; studies on the Caxton fragment in the Bolton Collection, UL; and a special issue of Textual Practice with Mary C. Flannery.


I am a member of the executive committee of the Centre for Early Modern Studies (UL/MICL): https://emslimerick.wordpress.com and I am on the executive committee of the Irish Renaissance Seminar. I am also editor-in-chief of The Ogham Stone, UL's literary journal: https://theoghamstoneul.com.

My research interests include: late medieval & early modern manuscript/print culture; instructional and scientific cultures; women's writing in the medieval and early modern periods; medieval and early modern drama; early modern Irish literature; outlaw studies; digital humanities; 19th century book collecting and sales; and medievalisms.

Activities: acting director (to April 2020) of the Centre for Early Modern Studies, Limerick; Secretary, Early Book Society. Member of review board, Aigne (UCC's Graduate Journal). Reader for The Mediaeval Journal. Member of advisory board, Bulletin of the International Association for Robin Hood Studies.

Research Interests

  • Medieval and Early Modern Literature
  • Shakespeare and Contemporaries
  • Drama in the Early Modern period
  • Bibliography and Codicology
  • Palaeography
  • Manuscript and Early Printed Book Studies
  • Editing Skills

Teaching Interests

  • Medieval and Early Modern Literature
  • Shakespeare and Contemporaries
  • Drama in the Early Modern period
  • Bibliography and Codicology
  • Palaeography
  • Manuscript and Early Printed Book Studies
  • Editing Skills

Professional Activities

Award

  • 2015 - Moore Institute Visiting Fellowship
  • 2013 - Research Transition Fund
  • 2012 - New Foundations Award (with M. O'Connell)
  • 2012 - Publication Award
  • 2010 - IRC Marie Curie Cara Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • 2010 - The Antiquarian Booksellers Association Award (with M. O'Connell)
  • 2009 - Small Research Grant
  • 2009 - Mobility Grant
  • 2007 - National University of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • 2005 - Small Research Grant
  • 2005 - Small Research Grant
  • 2001 - Arts Faculty Graduate Fellowship

Association

  • 2015 Member of Steering Committee, The Irish Renaissance Seminar
  • Co-Ordinator , Forum for Medieval and Renaissance Studies in Ireland
  • Secretary, The Early Book Society
  • Executive Committee Member, Limerick Early Modern Studies Forum

Employment

  • 2013 University of Bristol - Teaching Fellow
  • 2010 Irish Research Council / University College Cork / Queen Mary, University of London - Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow
  • 2007 National University of Ireland / University College Cork - NUI Postdoctoral Fellow

Education

  • 2006 UCC - PhD
  • 1999 UCC - MA
  • 1997 UCC - BA

Publications

Conference Contribution

2018

Frankenweek at UL
Morin, Christina and Carrie Griffin