Faculty Profile for Dr. Julie McCormick Weng

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Dr. Julie McCormick Weng
Assistant Professor — English
phone: (512) 245-7689

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Julie McCormick Weng is Assistant Professor of English at Texas State University. She teaches courses in modern British, Irish, and postcolonial literatures. Her publications include a coedited volume, Science, Technology, and Irish Modernism (Syracuse University Press, 2019), with Kathryn Conrad and Cóilín Parsons, as well as essays in venues such as Journal of Modern Literature, Éire-Ireland, Joyce Studies Annual, Feminist Formations, and more. Currently, she is coediting Race in Irish Literature and Culture (Cambridge University Press) with Malcolm Sen.

Research Interests

Twentieth Century British Literature, Irish Studies, Modernism, Postcolonial Studies, James Joyce, Samuel Beckett, Science and Technology, Gender and Women's Studies, Multimodal Pedagogies

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Weng, J. M., Conrad, K., & Parsons, C. (Eds.). (2019). Science, Technology, and Irish Modernism. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press.
  • Weng, J. M. (2019). “John Eglinton: An Irish Futurist.” In K. Conrad, C. Parsons, & J. M. Weng (Eds.), Science, Technology, and Irish Modernism (pp. 34–52). Syracuse: Syracuse University Press.
  • Weng, J. M. (2016). “‘Decorticated’ Brains and ‘Steriliz[ed]’ Minds: Samuel Beckett and Irish Censorship.” Éire-Ireland, 51:(3–4), 188–215.
  • Weng, J. M. (2016). “Her ‘Bisexycle,’ Her Body, and Her Self-Propulsion in Finnegans Wake.” Journal of Modern Literature, 39:(4), 49–66.
  • Weng, J. M. (2015). “From ‘Dear Dirty Dublin’ to ‘Hibernian Metropolis’: A Vision of the City through the Tramways of Ulysses.” Joyce Studies Annual, 28–54.

Selected Awards

  • 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
  • Award / Honor Nominee: Undergraduate Rhetoric Program Award for Excellence in Writing Instruction, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. 2011

Selected Service Activities

Diversity Subcommittee - American Conference of Irish Studies
May 2019-Present
Breac: A Digital Journal of Irish Studies
Rhodes Prize for Books on Literature Committee, American Conference for Irish Studies
Reviewer / Referee
Cambridge University Press
August 2019
Curriculum Review Committee