Dr. Maria Parsons

Maria Parsons is a senior lecturer at IADT where she teaches on the English, Media and Cultural Studies degree programme. She lectures on the nineteenth century novel, gothic and horror literature and film and cultural identities.

Publications

Year
‘Theda Bara’, Lost Souls, Mc Farland2016
‘Economies of Fear: Menstrual Blood and PSI as War Machines in 1970s Horror’, InterAlia, A Journal of Queer Studies, eds. Kamilea Aghtan, Karin Selberg and Michael O’Rourke2014
‘Menstrual Pathologies in Bram Stoker’s Dracula’, Review of Children’s Literature, Gale Publishing: New York, first published in The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies2012

Exhibitions

Year
Memory, Space and New Technologies – I.S. Complex – VR project, team member, IADT/UCD2015
Perfectly N and not and I’ – collaborative audio visual installation with artist, Paul Cronly, as part of the ‘Blood Exhibition’, Science Gallery, Trinity College, Dublin2014

Research

Year
The Other 1916 Conference, co-organiser2016
Memory, Space and New Technologies – I.S. Complex – VR project, team member, IADT/UCD2015
Perfectly N and not and I’ – collaborative audio visual installation with artist, Paul Cronly, as part of the ‘Blood Exhibition’, Science Gallery, Trinity College, Dublin2014
Member of the Theory in Practice European Research Group
Member of the European Art and Public Cultures Research Group (includes University of Rennes 2; Bauhaus University, Berlin; National Academy of the Arts, Oslo)

Lectures

Year
‘Female Performance Art and Postsecular Time’, ‘God is Back in Town’ – The Postsecular and Public Art, University of Rennes 2, France2015
‘Feminism and the Postsecular in the work of Kathy Acker and Jennifer Walshe’ ‘Between Spaces and Places: Landscapes of Liminality’, Trinity, College Dublin2014
2012: ‘Gender and Bio-Politics in HBO’s Game of Thrones,’ Ireland and Popular Cultures Conference, University of Reims, France2012
’Vampirism and Menstrual Pathologies in 19th Literature and Early Cinema,’ Horror Symposium, UCD2012

  
Awards & Achievements

Team Member - Secured conference funding for ‘The Other 1916’ conference from Dun Laoghaire, Rathdown, County Council, 2016

Team Lead - Secured HEA seed funding for the project ‘Memory, Space and New Technologies, as part of of a call for seed funding under the project theme Spatial Visualisation. Collaborative project between IADT and UCD, 2015