Professor Katie Gramich BA (Wales) MA (London) PhD (Alberta)

Professor Katie Gramich

BA (Wales) MA (London) PhD (Alberta)

Deputy Head of School and Head of Subject (research leave)

School of English, Communication and Philosophy

+44 (0)29 2087 5622
1.13, John Percival Building, Colum Drive, Cardiff, CF10 3EU
Welsh speaking

My research is in the area of English Literature.

Katie  Gramich is originally from Ceredigion in West Wales and was educated at the  Universities of Aberystwyth, London, and Alberta. She has lived in Spain,  Canada, England, and Wales, and has a good knowledge of German, Spanish,  Italian and French, as well as her native Welsh and English.

She is interested  in comparative, feminist, and gender studies, with a particular current focus  on poetry. With Professor Claire Connolly at University College Cork and Dr  Paul O'Leary at Aberystwyth University, she runs the Wales-Ireland Research Network.

Modules taught by Katie include '˜Early Twentieth-Century Poetry', '˜Modern Welsh Writing in English'™, and 'Literature,  Culture, and Place'™, on the BA in English Literature and 'Modernisms'™ and '˜Gender in Modern Poetry'™ on the MA in English Literature.

My  research to date has focused on a) rediscovering neglected Welsh women writers  and bringing their work back into the public domain and b) bringing comparative  and feminist perspectives to bear on wide a range of twentieth-century  literature.

Co-organiser  of the interdisciplinary Wales-Ireland  Research Network.

Research  in the following areas:

  • post-war poetry and gender in the four nations
  • Wales, Ireland and modernity
  • Wales, Ireland and the First World War™

Research interests

  • Welsh  writing in English
  • twentieth-century poetry and gender
  • twentieth-century  women's writing
  • comparative literature
  • Modernism and marginality
  • travel  writing

Postgraduate students

I  would welcome applications from potential postgraduate students interested in  Welsh writing or modern poetry and gender.

You are welcome to contact me in Welsh, if you wish / Mae croeso i chwi  gysylltu â mi yn y Gymraeg, os dymunwch.