Arts & Humanities Research Institute




Dr Kathryn White

AHRI: Researcher (CISS)

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About Dr White

Kathryn White is a graduate of the University of Ulster, where she completed a BA in Modern Studies in the Humanities in 2001 and a PhD in 2005. She has nine years teaching experience at Ulster University; previously she held the posts of Lecturer in Irish Literature and Research Associate in the School of English and History, and took up her current post in 2015. She specialises in Modern Irish Writing in English, particularly the works of Samuel Beckett, and offers specialist optional modules in this area.

She has published on Samuel Beckett and John Hewitt.

She is currently an Executive Member (and the Northern Ireland Representative) of University English www.universityenglish.ac.uk

Research Fields

Kathryn’s research interests are in the area of Modern Irish Writing in English and she specialises in the works of Samuel Beckett; she has published on Beckett, including a monograph, entitled Beckett and Decay; she has also published on John Hewitt and curated two exhibitions based on Hewitt’s life and work. She has an interest in Literature and Cultural Identity and Literature and Gender. She is keen to hear from prospective research students who wish to work in any of her teaching and research areas.

Education

2005: PhD ‘Representations of Decay in the works of Samuel Beckett’ – Ulster University
2001: BA Modern Studies in the Humanities First Class Honours – Ulster University

Contact Details

Office I007
+44 (0)28 7012 4875
k.white@ulster.ac.uk

Books Authored

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White, Kathryn (2009) Beckett and Decay. Continuum International Publishing Group. 167 pp ISBN 978-1-84706-205-5

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Books Edited

Number of items: 1.

Ferguson, Frank and White, Kathryn, eds. (2013) John Hewitt A North Light.Twenty-five Years in a Municipal Art Gallery. Dublin. 294 pp. Four Courts. ISBN 978-1-84682-364-0

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Articles

Number of items: 1.

White, Kathryn (2011) ‘“I can’t go on. I’ll go on”: Beckett’s Form of Philosophy’. Sofia Philosophical Review, Special Issue: Beckett/Philosophy, V (1). pp. 283 -298.

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Book Sections

Number of items: 4.

White, Kathryn (2015) “I can’t go on, I’ll go on”: Beckett’s Form of Philosophy. In: Beckett/Philosophy. Ibidem, Stuttgart, pp. 341-357. ISBN 13: 978-3-8382-0641-7

White, Kathryn (2015) John Hewitt and the Art of Writing. In: Irish Culture and Wartime Europe 1938 – 1948. Four Courts Press, pp. 41-49. ISBN 978-1-84682-562-0

White, Kathryn (2012) ‘“I can’t go on. I’ll go on”: Beckett’s Form of Philosophy’. In: Beckett /Philosophy eds. Matthew Feldman & Karim Mamdani. Sofia University Press, pp. 273-287. ISBN 978-954-07-3384-5

White, Kathryn (2011) ‘Who may tell the tale of the old man?’: Beckett, Men and Memory. In: Irish Masculinities: Critical Reflections on Literature and Culture eds. Caroline Magennis and Raymond Mullen. Irish Academic Press, pp. 149-160. ISBN 978-0-7165-3135-7

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Exhibition

Number of items: 2.

Ferguson, Frank, McMillan, John and White, Kathryn (2013) John Hewitt: Home Words. Market Place Theatre Armagh.

Ferguson, Frank, White, Kathryn and McMillan, John (2012) ‘Every Townland Earned its Name in Song’ John Hewitt’s Ulster-Scots Tradition. Marketplace Theatre Armagh.

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