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University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies (ULICES)
Alameda da Universidade
Faculdade de Letras
1600-214 Lisboa

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Julian Richmond Hanna (collaborator)

Research Group: Other English-Speaking Literatures and Cultures (RG 4)
Professional Title: Reader
Academic Degrees: (2005). Ph.D.in English Literature, U Glasgow; (1999). M.Phil. Anglo-Irish Literature, Trinity College, Dublin; (1996). B.A. (Hons), English, McGill U.  
Institutional Address: Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa, Alameda da Universidade, 1600-214 Lisboa
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Projectos de Investigação:

  • The manifesto in English art and literature since 1870.

Main Achievements:

  • (2005). Ph.D.in English Literature, U Glasgow.

Research Outputs

Publications in peer reviewed journals and/or other publications:

  • (2011). “Manifestos at Dawn: Nation, City, and Self in Patrick Geddes and William Sharp’s Evergreen.” IJSL: International Journal for Scottish Literature: Issue Eight. Autumn/Winter.
  • (2011). “With Expletive of Whirlwind’: Wyndham Lewis and the Arrival of the Avant-Garde Manifesto in England, 1913-1922.” Journal of Wyndham Lewis Studies. Vol. 2: 23-44.
  • (2008). “Making Enemies: Whistler, the Manifesto, and Reactionary Modernism.” James McNeill Whistler in Context (Freer Gallery of Art Occasional Papers, Smithsonian Institution).
  • (2007). “Blasting After Blast: Wyndham Lewis’s Late Manifestos.” Journal of Modern Literature 31.1. Fall.
  • (2007). Review “T. E. Hulme and the Question of Modernism Edward P. Comentale and Andrzej Gasiorek, eds., Ashgate, 2006.” Modernism/Modernity 14.3: 575-577.
  • (2006). Review “The Irish Art of Controversy Lucy McDiarmid, Cornell UP, 2005.” Modernism/Modernity 13.3: 580-582.
  • (2006). Review “Poetry of the Revolution: Marx, Manifestos, and the Avant-Gardes Martin Puchner, Princeton UP, 2005.” European Journal of English Studies 10.3: 308-309.
  • (2006). Review “The Twilight of the Middle Class: Post-World War II American Fiction and White-Collar Work Andrew Hoberek, Princeton UP, 2005.” American Studies Today Online: http://www.americansc.org.uk/Reviews/Hoberek.htm.

Books, including single-authored works (including scholarly editions of oral or written texts and translations with introduction and commentary):

  • (2009). Key Concepts in Modernist Literature. Palgrave Macmillan.

Other research outputs:

Organisation of scientific dissemination activities:

  • (2011). Org. Committee Life Down Under: An International Conference on Australian Literature and Culture, U Lisboa, 14-15 Feb.
  • (2009). Org. Committee ‘From Sea to Sea’: An International Conference on Canadian Studies, U Lisboa, 18-20 Nov.

Other activities

Presentations in international conferences


  • (2010). “Arctic Blasts: Manifestos in the Canadian National Literature Debate.” Modernist Studies Association 12th Annual Conf., Canada, 11-14 Nov.
  • (2010). “‘To make Canada a nation yet”: Manifestos in the National Literature Debate.” Reasserting the National Conf., U Toronto, 14-15 May.
  • (2003). “Whistler’s ‘Ten O’Clock’ and the Origins of the Manifesto in British Modernism.” Whistler Centenary Conf., U Glasgow, 3-6 Sep.
  • (2003). “Conspiracy and the Manifesto,” Conspiracy and Paranoia Conf., U College London, 27 Feb.

Presentations in national conferences

By invitation:

  • (2012). “Machines to Generate Desire: Avant-Garde Manifestos and Guerrilla Advertising.” U Madeira, 14 May.


  • (2011). “'Harmless Eden’: Landscape and Empire in D. H. Lawrence’s Kangaroo.” Life Down Under: An Int. Conf. on Australian Literature and Culture, U Lisboa, 14-15 Feb.

Future Research:




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