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BISC Scholars in Residence

A photo of Beryl PongThe BISC has an ongoing Scholars in Residence program. We invite both established scholars and exciting new researchers to join the castle community for a term to share their work in formal talks and drop-in sessions,  to mentor undergraduates’ own research, and to advise on postgraduate study possibilities.

Our most recent Scholar in Residence was Beryl Pong, who is completing her Ph.D in English Literature at the University of Cambridge.  Her thesis is a literary-cultural study of spatio-temporal dislocation in the London Blitz.  During her residence, she also conducted research at the Mass Observation Archives in the University of Sussex.

A photo of Dr. Patrick O’NeillA picture of the book, Polyglot Joyce: Fictions of TranslationOur Fall 2013 Scholar in Residence will  be Dr. Patrick O’Neill, distinguished author of several books on German and Irish literary studies, most recently Polyglot Joyce: Fictions of Translation (University of Toronto Press). Patrick is looking forward to discussing Irish literature, translations, and the joys of research more generally with our students.