Veronica O'Regan

Lecturer

 
researcher

Biography

Veronica O'Regan received a PhD in German Literature from the National University of Ireland (Cork) and is a lecturer in German at the School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics, University of Limerick since 1994. She is a member of the Centre for Applied Language Studies and the Centre for Irish-German Studies. Her research interests include second language acquisition & study abroad, critical discourse analysis, corpus linguistics, intercultural media relations, post-war German literature and stylistics. Among her recent publications is: Veronica O’Regan and Elaine Riordan. 2018. “Comparing the representation of refugees, asylum seekers and migrants in the Irish and UK press: A corpus-based critical discourse analysis”. Journal of Language & Politics, 17 (6), 744-769. 

Books

  Year Publication
2000 Dieses Spannungsverhaeltnis, an dem wir wachsen. Growth and Decay in Ingeborg Bachmann's 'Simultan'.
Veronica O'Regan (2000) Dieses Spannungsverhaeltnis, an dem wir wachsen. Growth and Decay in Ingeborg Bachmann's 'Simultan'. New York, Frankfurt: Peter Lang. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2001 'The Ideology of Consensus in Swiss Media Representation of Northern Ireland'
Veronica O'Regan (2001) 'The Ideology of Consensus in Swiss Media Representation of Northern Ireland' In: Yearbook of the Centre for Irish-German Studies. Trier: WVT Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier. [Details]
2004 ''Muendige Buerger': German-Swiss Media Representation of Ireland's Rejection of the Nice Treaty'
Veronica O'Regan (2004) ''Muendige Buerger': German-Swiss Media Representation of Ireland's Rejection of the Nice Treaty' In: Beziehungen und Identitaeten: Oesterreich, Irland und die Schweiz. Bern: Peter Lang. [Details]
2007 ''Typisch schweizeric': Foreign nationals and the speeding phenomenon in the Swiss press'
Veronica O'Regan and Patrick Studer (2007) ''Typisch schweizeric': Foreign nationals and the speeding phenomenon in the Swiss press' In: From the Margins to the Centre: Irish Perspectives on Swiss Culture and Literature. Bern: Peter Lang. [Details]
2014 'Contextualising Ireland and the Irish in Germany - Reception and Perception'
Claire O'Reilly and Veronica O'Regan (2014) 'Contextualising Ireland and the Irish in Germany - Reception and Perception' In: Ireland and the Irish in Germany: Reception and Perception. Baden-Baden: Nomos. [Details]
2014 'German Media Perceptions of Ireland since the Bailout: From 'Problem Child' to 'Model Pupil'?'
Veronica O'Regan (2014) 'German Media Perceptions of Ireland since the Bailout: From 'Problem Child' to 'Model Pupil'?' In: Ireland and the Irish in Germany - Reception and Perception. Baden-Baden: Nomos. [Details]

Edited Books

  Year Publication
2014 Ireland and the Irish in Germany: Reception and Perception
Claire O'Reilly and Veronica O'Regan (Ed.). (2014) Ireland and the Irish in Germany: Reception and Perception Baden-Baden: Nomos. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2018 'Comparing the Representation of Refugees, Asylum Seekers and Migrants in the Irish and UK Press: A Corpus-Based Critical Discourse Analysis'
Veronica O'Regan and Elaine Riordan (2018) 'Comparing the Representation of Refugees, Asylum Seekers and Migrants in the Irish and UK Press: A Corpus-Based Critical Discourse Analysis'. Journal Of Language And Politics, [DOI] [Details]
1996 ''Erfahrung nicht des Empirikers, sondern des Mystikers': A Re-Evaluation of Ingeborg Bachmann's Understanding of Wittgenstein and its Application to 'Simultan''
Veronica O'Regan (1996) ''Erfahrung nicht des Empirikers, sondern des Mystikers': A Re-Evaluation of Ingeborg Bachmann's Understanding of Wittgenstein and its Application to 'Simultan''. Sprachkunst, [Details]
1997 'Utopian Impulses at the Level of Narrative Discourse in Ingeborg Bachmann's 'Simultan''
Veronica O'Regan (1997) 'Utopian Impulses at the Level of Narrative Discourse in Ingeborg Bachmann's 'Simultan''. Sprachkunst, 28 :229-247 [Details]
2004 ''The spoilt children of Europe': German press coverage of the Nice Treaty referenda in Ireland'
Helen Kelly-Holmes and Veronica O'Regan (2004) ''The spoilt children of Europe': German press coverage of the Nice Treaty referenda in Ireland'. Journal Of Language And Politics, [Details]

Committees

  Committee Function From / To
FAHSS Research Ethics Committee Vice Chair and School of MLAL Representative /

Teaching Interests

My teaching interests include German and Swiss literature, culture and society; translation theory and practice and teaching German as a foreign language. 

Modules Taught

  Term (ID)) Title Link Subject
2016/7 German Language and Society 2 GE4242
2018/9 German Language & Society 4: Germany Past & Present GE4246Translation
2018/9 German Language & Society 6: Issues & Debates GE4248Translation
2016/7 German Language Culture & Society 3 GE4243
2016/7 German for Beginners 3 (Applied Languages) GE4213
2017/8 German Language Culture and Society 6 GE4248
2017/8 German Language Culture and Society 5 GE4247
2017/8 German for Beginners 3 GE4213
2017/8 German Language Culture and Society 4 GE4246