Dr Dervila Cooke
Dublin City University
Dr Dervila Cooke lecturers at the School of Applied Languages and Intercultural Studies at Dublin City University. She is a specialist on the work of novelist Patrick Modiano and has published a book on autofiction in his work. She also edited the special issue on Patrick Modiano et l’Image (French Cultural Studies, 2012). Recent work has been on representations of Immigration and Identity in France, Québec and Ireland (on which she edited the December 2016 volume of CLCWeb (Comparative Literature and Culture). She is currently preparing a book on Writing Transcultural and Minority Youth in France and Québec. She also has a strong interest in Sustainability and in Urban Ecologies, and is developing a joint project on this subject.