Dr. Connor Byrne

Full-Time Sessional Lecturer, English P: 780-465-3500 Ext. 8134
Education
  • PhD, Dalhousie University, 2010
  • MA, Simon Fraser University, 2004
  • BA, University of Alberta, 2002

Biography
Connor is a sessional lecturer in the English department. He teaches mainly introductory courses but has also offered special topics courses in literature and twentieth-century African American literature. He completed his Ph.D. from Dalhousie University in 2010 and began teaching at King's in 2012. His research interests include modernism, modernist literary theory, urban studies, theories of everyday life, and Emily Dickinson.

Research interests

  • Modernism and modernist literary theory
  • Urban literatures
  • Studies of everyday life

Current research

Breakfast in Ulysses: James Joyce's Everyday

Publications

“In Pursuit of Understanding: Louis Untermeyer, Brooks and Warren, and ‘The Red Wheelbarrow.’” Rereading the New Criticism. Eds. Miranda B. Hickman and John D. McIntyre. Columbus, OH: Ohio State UP, 2012

Review of Modernism and the Ordinary, by Liesl Olson (Oxford UP, 2009), James Joyce Quarterly 47.1

Conference papers

“Breakfast in Ulysses.” Modernist Studies Association XI. Montreal, 2009.

“Eliot’s Real Cities.” Scholars Seminar. T. S. Eliot Society Annual Meeting. St Louis, 2009.

"Misunderstanding Luois Untermeyer: Brooks, Warren, and an Intersection between Popular Modernism and the New Criticism." Modernist Studies Association X. Nashville, 2008.

“Breakfast in Ulysses,” Modernist Studies Association XI, Montreal, 2009.

“Eliot’s Real Cities,” Scholars Seminar, T. S. Eliot Society Annual Meeting, St Louis, 2009.

“Misunderstanding Louis Untermeyer: Brooks, Warren, and an Intersection between Popular Modernism and the New Criticism,” Modernist Studies Association X, Nashville, 2008.