Una Brogan

Posted on August 2, 2019


Research themes

  • Bicycles in Literature: the Alternative Modernities of Human-Powered Locomotion in Britain and France, 1880 – 1920. Completed November 2016.
  • Supervised by: Prof. Sara Thornton

Current Project

  • 2016 – 2018 : ATER in the English department at Université Lyon 3 Jean-Moulin.
  • 2013-2016 : Funded PhD candidate at LARCA, Université Paris VII- Diderot.
  • 2010-2011 : Master 2, Comparative literature, Université Paris IV-Sorbonne
  • 2009-2010 : Master, Translation, Writing and Cultural Difference, University of Warwick
  • 2005-2009 : BA (first-class honours), Modern History and Modern Languages (French), University of Oxford
    • 2016 Chapter ’Albertine the Cyclist: A Queer Feminist Bicycle Ride through Proust’s In Search of Lost Time’ in Culture on Two Wheels : Bicycles in Literature and Film, Lincoln, NE, University of Nebraska Press.
    • 2016 Article ’Two-wheeled sensibility: sensory engagement with place in British, American and French cycling narratives, 1880-1914’, in Cahiers victoriens et édouardiens no. 83 Montpellier, Presses universitaires de la Méditeranée.
    • 2015 Article ’From the three decker to the two wheeler: bicycling and turn of the century publishing practices’ in Cycle History 26: Proceedings of the 26th International Cycling History Conference, Cheltenham, Cycling History Publishing Ltd.
    • 2012 Article ’Aperçus sur la presse étrangère : la traduction de l’anglais vers le français dans Courrier international’. Proceedings of the conference ’Building cultures(s): A New Era in Translation Studies’, Glendon college, York University, Toronto.
    • 2012 Review of two monographs : Ann Lewis, Sensibility, Reading and Illustration: Spectacles and Signs in Graffigny, Marivaux and Rousseau (Oxford: Legenda. 2009) and Nathalie Ferrand, Livres vus, livres lus: une traversée du roman illustré des Lumières (Oxford : Voltaire Foundation, 2009) in Journal for Eighteenth Century Studies, Vol 35, Issue 3 (2012)