Posts Tagged ‘Christina Morin’

Introducing and interviewing our new editor: Dr Christina Morin, QUB

18 January 2010

Since we launched Pue’s Occurrences in what seems like another era – the beginning of last summer – things have only gone from strength to strength. A large part of that, of course, is down to the quality of posts we have received (keep them coming, and click here to see how to contribute a piece of your own) and the level of interaction and comment from the most important element of this blog: you, our readers. We are always trying to find ways of improving and/or appreciating what works; so, for those of you who have already filled out our reader survey, your comments are greatly appreciated, and for those of you who have yet to do so, whether Pue’s is a daily or weekly stopping-off point, or one that you have only just stumbled upon, go here to give us your thoughts. It will only take a few minutes, and is greatly appreciated.

One of the consequences of Pue’s success has been to make us all the more aware of the need to continue to expand our horizons. We are delighted, therefore, to announce that Christina Morin, postdoctoral fellow at the Institute of Irish Studies, Queen’s University Belfast, has agreed to join the team of editors at Pue’s Occurrences. Tina’s research interests centre on late-eighteenth and early-nineteenth century Irish fiction, romantic literature, and the gothic novel, and if you are a regular reader you will have enjoyed her posts on those very subjects here on Pue’s over the last few months. But enough of the general introductions. Back in June we introduced ourselves (Juliana, Lisa-Marie and Kevin) via our regular interview slot, so we thought it fitting to have Tina do the same…

Interview: Dr Christina Morin, Institute of Irish Studies, QUB

18 January 2010

Interview date: 13 January 2010

What book do you wish you had written?
Margaret Mitchell’s Gone with the Wind (1936)

What would you do if you were not a literary critic?
Worry less about my future! Seriously though, I love doing what I do now, but if I couldn’t be a literary critic anymore, for whatever reason, I’d probably be a journalist or secondary school teacher.

When was the last time you looked at Wikipedia?
Last month, to settle a bet. Read More