Faculty Profile for Dr. Julie McCormick Weng
Biography and EducationDr. Julie McCormick Weng teaches courses in modern British, Irish, and postcolonial literatures. Her publications include two coedited volumes: Race in Irish Literature and Culture (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2023), with Malcolm Sen; and Science, Technology, and Irish Modernism (Syracuse University Press, 2019), with Kathryn Conrad and Cóilín Parsons. Her work is also featured or forthcoming in Modernism/modernity, Journal of Modern Literature, Éire-Ireland, Joyce Studies Annual, Feminist Formations, and more. Currently, she serves as Secretary of the American Conference for Irish Studies.
Teaching InterestsRecent Courses:
Contemporary Irish Literature
Joyce / Beckett
Modern Irish Drama
Global Modernist Short Stories
Postcolonial Women Writers
Twentieth Century British Literature
British Literature Since 1785
World Literature Since 1600
Research InterestsIrish Studies, Global Modernisms, Postcolonial Studies, James Joyce, Samuel Beckett, Science and Technology, Gender and Women's Studies
Selected Scholarly/Creative Work
- Weng, J. M. (n.d.). “A Dialectic of Modern Irish Enlightenment: Singing the Artist Electric.” Modernism/Modernity.
- Weng, J. M. (n.d.). “Reading James Joyce in the Wake of the #MeToo Movement.” In K. Ebury, M. Fogarty, & B. English (Eds.), Ethical Crossroads in Literary Modernism. Clemson University Press.
- Weng, J. M. (n.d.). “W. B. Yeats, the Irish Free State, and the Rhetoric of Race Suicide.” In M. Sen & J. M. Weng (Eds.), Race in Irish Literature and Culture. Cambridge University Press.
- Weng, J. M., Conrad, K., & Parsons, C. (Eds.). (2019). Science, Technology, and Irish Modernism. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press.
- Weng, J. M. (2016). “Her ‘Bisexycle,’ Her Body, and Her Self-Propulsion in Finnegans Wake.” Journal of Modern Literature, 39:(4), 49–66.
- Award / Honor Nominee: Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching. 2021
- Award / Honor Nominee: Presidential Award for Excellence in Service. 2020
- Award / Honor Recipient: “Thank a Teacher” Certificate, Student-Nominated Recognition Award, Georgia Institute of Technology. 2017
- Award / Honor Recipient: International James Joyce Foundation Fellowship, International James Joyce Foundation. 2016
- Award / Honor Recipient: Nicholson Graduate Fellowship, Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory. 2013
Selected Service Activities
American Conference for Irish Studies
Diversity Subcommittee - American Conference of Irish Studies
Reviewer / Referee
Oxford University Press
Reviewer / Referee
Rhodes Prize for Books on Literature Committee, American Conference for Irish Studies