Dr Eamon McCarthy
- Lecturer (Hispanic Studies)
Eamon’s research interests coalesce around questions of gender and sexuality, with a particular focus on Argentine visual culture. He has published on the Borges siblings and has been invited to speak on his work in the UK, Spain and Argentina. He is finishing a monograph dedicated to Norah Borges and intends to produce a catalogue raisonné of her works in the future. Eamon is also developing an interest in Argentine cinema.
Eamon is secretary of the Society for Latin American Studies.
Eamon is happy to supervise students in any of the following areas:
- Twentieth Century Hispanic Women Artists
- Latin American Literature (particularly Southern Cone)
- Gender & Sexuality Studies
- Latin American Cinema (particularly Argentina)
- The historical avant-garde in Spain and Latin America
- The influence of European culture in Argentina
- The Dirty War in Argentina
- Russo, Joseph
The Worker and the Literature of Social Protest in Germany (1889 - 1933)
- Zinnari, Alessia
'Mental Illness, Autobiography and Female Creativity: a Comparative Study of Leonora Carrington and Alda Merini'.
Eamon is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. In 2016 he won both a College Teaching Award and an SRC Student Teaching Award (in the category of Best Dissertation Supervisor).
Eamon is currently the UG Language Co-ordinator for the school and has previously taken a leading role in schools liaison and student recruitment.
- Spanish Language 1 (Non Beginners)
- Spanish Culture 1 (Course convener)
- Spanish Culture 2
- Exploring Latin America Through Film (Honours Course)
- Images of Women in 20th Century Hispanic Cultures (Honours Course)
- Queer Subjectivities (Honours Course)
- Representing Disappearance: Cultural Responses to Argentina's Dirty War (Honours Course)
In addition to teaching in Hispanic Studies, Eamon contributes to courses in Comparative Literature and teaches on the cross-school course entitled Text/Image Cultures: Theories and Practice.
Eamon convenes and teaches on the ATLS Spanish to English Translation course as part of the MSc Translation Studies. He also teaches on Transnational Constructions of Gender on the MLitt Comparative Literature.