Dr Ruth Daly
- Position: Teaching Fellow
- Areas of expertise: Critical Theory; Cultural Analysis; Literary Studies; Visual Culture; Feminist Studies; Postcolonial Studies; Participatory Practice; Ethics of Reading
- Email: R.Daly1@leeds.ac.uk
- Location: Building 31, stage@leeds
- Website: LinkedIn | Researchgate | ORCID | White Rose
PhD Critical Theory and Cultural Studies (University of Leeds)
MA Modern Literary Studies (Queen’s University Belfast)
BA hons. English Literature (National University of Ireland, Maynooth)
I completed my PhD in 2020. My research was concerned with the relations between experimental writing, feminist interventions in psychoanalytic theory, postcolonial studies and ethical reading practices.
I am a postdoctoral research fellow at the Arts and Humanities Research Institute at the University of Leeds where I am working on a project titled Feminist Readings/Feminist Becomings.
Editor of cultural studies journal parallax
Associate Fellow HEA
Feminist theories; dedisciplinarity studies; ethical reading practices; experimental writing; postcolonial writing and theory; critical and cultural theory; psychoanalysis; contemporary poetry and prose; modern and modernist literature.
I am currently working on a book which examines the ethical and political implications of feminist interventions in psychoanalytic theory for postcolonial studies.
I am co-editing a Special Issue, Reading Otherwise, parallax, 103. 28.1, (2022)
Australian Feminist Studies Mentoring Programme Participant 2019
Arts Education Outreach Fellow
Co-organiser of ‘A Feminist Space at Leeds: Looking Back to Think Forward’, School of Fine Art, History of Art & Cultural Studies, University of Leeds, Dec 2017
Co-organisation of international conference, ‘Life Narratives: Self-Representation in an Age of Human Rights’, Johannesburg Holocaust and Genocide Centre (JHGC), June 2017
Branch Representative for Sibéal Feminist and Gender Studies Network
Co-Founder of Postcolonial & World Literatures and Cultures Reading Group, University of Leeds, 2016
Member of the 2015 and 2016 Undergraduate Awards Judging Panel in Literature<h4>Research projects</h4> <p>Any research projects I'm currently working on will be listed below. Our list of all <a href="https://ahc.leeds.ac.uk/dir/research-projects">research projects</a> allows you to view and search the full list of projects in the faculty.</p>
- PhD Critical Theory and Cultural Studies
- MA Modern Literary Studies
- BA hons. English Literature
- Institute for Colonial and Postcolonial Studies
- Sibéal Feminist and Gender Studies Network
I teach on the MA in Culture, Creativity and Entrepeneurship.
I have previously taught on modules across the FAHC including Cultural Analysis, English Literature, Visual Culture and Art History.