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Dr Michael Hinds


Name: Dr Michael Hinds
Department: English
Work Area: English
Role: Lecturer
Phone Number: 01 700 6034
Email Address: michael.hinds@dcu.ie
Room: AHC S219
Campus: DCU All Hallows Campus

Biographical Details

Born Omagh, Co.Tyrone 1968, DR. MICHAEL HINDS is a Senior Lecturer in the New School of English at Dublin City University. He is the founder of the Irish Centre for Poetry Studies, which has also just relocated to DCU. He previously was Senior Lecturer and Head of English at at the Mater Dei Institute, and was a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Tokyo from 1996 to 1999. He is editor of the journal POST: A review of Poetry Studies, and has published widely, with a particular emphasis on  American poetry and its intersection with popular culture. In 2006, he co-edited Rebound: The American Poetry Book with Stephen Matterson. He is a regular contributor to the Dublin Review of Books and Talking Books on Newstalk FM. He is currently working on an exploration of poetry's anguished relationship to money, unimaginatively entitled Moneypoetry. He is also collaborating with Dr. Jonathan Silverman on a study of Johnny Cash and International Fandom.

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