Joseph Matthew Greenwood
With over ten years experience as a university lecturer, Dr. Joseph Greenwood is an Assistant Professor within the English Language Department at UKH. As well as having a number of articles appearing in peer reviewed journals, his has also written a monograph, ‘Hear My Song’: Irish Theatre and Popular Song in the 1950s and 1960s (Peter Lang Publishers, 2018).
- - PhD in Drama, Queen’s University, Belfast, UK
- - MA in Irish Theatre and Culture, [Distinction], Queen’s University, Belfast, UK
- - BA (Hons) ,English Literature [First Class Honours], Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
|“’The Light of Other Days’: Bardic Songs and the Re-invention of Tradition in Brian Friel’s Wonderful Tennessee (1993)”; submitted to Kritika Culture, Jan. 2021.|
|“‘Recalled to Life’: Postmodernism in Lennox Robinson’s The Lost Leader (1918)”, Estudios Irlandeses, Issue 14, March 2019-Feb. 2020, pp. 83-95.|
|‘Hear My Song’: Irish Theatre and Popular Song in the 1950s and 1960s (Peter Lang Publishers, 2018).Theatre Notebook (submitted Apr., 2018).|
|‘“Why do you always be singin’ that oul song?”: The Subversion of Emigrant Ballads in John B. Keane’s Many Young Men of Twenty (1961).’ Ireland, Memory and Performing the Historical Imagination (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014).|
|‘“Gar O’Donnell and the Philadelphia”: Traditional Song and “The Irish Showband” in Brian Friel’s Philadelphia, Here I Come! (1964).’ Journal of Contemporary Drama in English, Vol. 2 (Nov., 2013).|
|Sep 2019: Keynote Speaker, 2019 International Conference on English Language and Culture, Koya University, Kurdish Region, Iraq. “English Literature: Kurdish Students.”|
|Apr 2019: UKH, Thursday Public Seminar. “Shakespeare and Song.”|
|Apr 2019: UKH Library, American Corner: Drop Everything and Read Reading Series Workshops. “Reading Poetry.”|
|Feb 2018: Advanced Research Workshop: Ethnomusicology and Social Sciences at INER-md, NOVA FCSH, Lisbon, Portugal.|
- - 2017: TEFL Academy. TEFL Course (120 hours) with Distinction.
- - 1997 - 1999: City College, Manchester. HND in Music Technology with 17 Distinctions and 10 Merits.