Berkeley English Graduate Students

Annabel Barry

Professional Statement

MA, University College Dublin, 1st class honours, supported by a George J. Mitchell Scholarship (2020)

BA, Princeton University, summa cum laude (2019)

Designated Emphasis in Critical Theory

Co-Editor-in-Chief, Qui Parle: Critical Humanities and Social Sciences

Co-coordinator, Contemporary Feminism Working Group

CV:   aqbarryCV2022.pdf

Selected Publications and Papers Delivered


“‘My Brother Tom is Much Improved’: The Suffering Body at the Ends of Keats’s Letters and Poems.” The Keats-Shelley Review vol. 34, no. 2 (October 2020).

Public Writing and Reviews:

"A Dark Shadow of the Marriage Plot in Juno Loves Legs." Chicago Review of Books (28 April 2023).

"Close to the Bone: On Eimear McBride's Something Out of Place." Los Angeles Review of Books (12 May 2022).

"The Right to Sex, by Amia Srinivasan." International Journal of Philosophical Studies vol. 30, no. 2 (May 2022).

"Ireland's Forgotten Borderlands." The Common online (28 February 2018).

Invited Lectures and Conference Presentation:

"Stripping Wollstonecraft Naked: Defaced Monumentality in William Godwin's Memoirs of the Author of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman and Maggi Hambling's A Sculpture for Mary Wollstonecraft.New Romanticisms: NASSR/BARS Joint Annual Conference, 3 August 2022, Liverpool, UK.

“‘Theatre unbridles vice’: ‘Circe’ as a Syphilis Play.” Omniscientific Joyce: the 27th International James Joyce Symposium, 16 June 2021, virtual.

“Heaney and Yeats: ‘A Light Let In.’” National Library of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland, 13 June 2020, virtual.

Current Research

Co-editing (with Caroline Godard and Jane Ward) "The Heteropessimisim Cluster" for Post45's Contemporaries series. CFP:

English Department Classes

No recent courses taught.