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Dr. Veronica O'Regan

Biography

Veronica O'Regan received a PhD in German Literature from the National University of Ireland (Cork) and is a lecturer in German at the School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics, University of Limerick since 1994. She is a member of the Centre for Applied Language Studies and the Centre for Irish-German Studies. Her research interests include second language acquisition & study abroad, critical discourse analysis, corpus linguistics, intercultural media relations, post-war German literature and stylistics. Among her recent publications is: Veronica O'Regan and Elaine Riordan. 2018. 'Comparing the representation of refugees, asylum seekers and migrants in the Irish and UK press: A corpus-based critical discourse analysis'. Journal of Language & Politics, 17 (6), 744-769.

Research Interests

Research interests include second language acquisition & study abroad, critical discourse analysis, intercultural media discourse, corpus linguistics, post-war German literature and stylistics.

Teaching Interests

My teaching interests include German and Swiss literature, culture and society; translation theory and practice and teaching German as a foreign language.

Professional Activities

Committee

  • FAHSS Research Ethics Committee,

Publications

Books

2000

Dieses Spannungsverhaeltnis, an dem wir wachsen. Growth and Decay in Ingeborg Bachmann's 'Simultan'
Veronica O'Regan
(2000) Dieses Spannungsverhaeltnis, an dem wir wachsen. Growth and Decay in Ingeborg Bachmann's 'Simultan'
New York, Frankfurt : Peter Lang

Book Chapters

2014

Contextualising Ireland and the Irish in Germany - Reception and Perception
Claire O'Reilly and Veronica O'Regan
(2014) Contextualising Ireland and the Irish in Germany - Reception and Perception
In Ireland and the Irish in Germany: Reception and Perception; Baden-Baden : Nomos

2007

'Typisch schweizeric': Foreign nationals and the speeding phenomenon in the Swiss press
Veronica O'Regan and Patrick Studer
(2007) 'Typisch schweizeric': Foreign nationals and the speeding phenomenon in the Swiss press
In From the Margins to the Centre: Irish Perspectives on Swiss Culture and Literature; Bern : Peter Lang pp. 243-261

2004

'Muendige Buerger': German-Swiss Media Representation of Ireland's Rejection of the Nice Treaty
Veronica O'Regan
(2004) 'Muendige Buerger': German-Swiss Media Representation of Ireland's Rejection of the Nice Treaty
In Beziehungen und Identitaeten: Oesterreich, Irland und die Schweiz; Bern : Peter Lang

2001

The Ideology of Consensus in Swiss Media Representation of Northern Ireland
Veronica O'Regan
(2001) The Ideology of Consensus in Swiss Media Representation of Northern Ireland
In Yearbook of the Centre for Irish-German Studies; Trier : WVT Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier

Edited Books

2014

Ireland and the Irish in Germany: Reception and Perception
(2014) Ireland and the Irish in Germany: Reception and Perception
Claire O'Reilly and Veronica O'Regan(Ed.) Baden-Baden : Nomos

Peer Reviewed Journals

2018

Comparing the Representation of Refugees, Asylum Seekers and Migrants in the Irish and UK Press: A Corpus-Based Critical Discourse Analysis
Veronica O'Regan and Elaine Riordan
(2018) Comparing the Representation of Refugees, Asylum Seekers and Migrants in the Irish and UK Press: A Corpus-Based Critical Discourse Analysis
In Journal Of Language And Politics; pp. 744-768
DOI: http://doi.org/10.1075/jlp.17043.ore

2004

'The spoilt children of Europe': German press coverage of the Nice Treaty referenda in Ireland
Helen Kelly-Holmes and Veronica O'Regan
(2004) 'The spoilt children of Europe': German press coverage of the Nice Treaty referenda in Ireland
In Journal Of Language And Politics;

1997

Utopian Impulses at the Level of Narrative Discourse in Ingeborg Bachmann's 'Simultan'.
Veronica O'Regan
(1997) Utopian Impulses at the Level of Narrative Discourse in Ingeborg Bachmann's 'Simultan'.
In Sprachkunst; Vienna : pp. 229-247

1996

'Erfahrung nicht des Empirikers, sondern des Mystikers': A Re-Evaluation of Ingeborg Bachmann's Understanding of Wittgenstein and its Application to 'Simultan'.
Veronica O'Regan
(1996) 'Erfahrung nicht des Empirikers, sondern des Mystikers': A Re-Evaluation of Ingeborg Bachmann's Understanding of Wittgenstein and its Application to 'Simultan'.
In Sprachkunst;