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Elizabeth K. Gilmartin-Keating, Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer

The Great Hall Annex 501
Office Hours
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.; and by appointment.

Elizabeth K. Gilmartin-Keating, Ph.D.


Ph.D., New York University

M.A., Seton Hall University

B.A., Georgian Court College

Research Interests

Areas of interest include nineteenth and early twentieth century Irish and British literature, Postcolonial Theory, composition, and technology.


Scholarly Articles

“Magnificent Words and Gestures: Defining the Primitive in Synge’s The Aran Islands” Irish Modernism and Primitivism, edited by Claire Culleton and Maria McGarrity, Palgrave Macmillan Press, 2008.

“The Anglo-Irish Dialect: Mediating Linguistic Conflict” Victorian Literature and Culture, published by Cambridge University Press, April 2004, 1-16.

“Linguistic Unionism: Lady Gregory and John Millington Synge and the Anglo-Irish Dialect” College English Notes, published by NJ College English Association, Spring 2003, 4-6.

“Remembering the Celtic Past: Translation and History as Memory in Cuchulain of Muirthemne” in Foilsiu, published by Grian, Feb. 2001, 117-123.

Presentations/Invited Talks

“Everything Old is New Again: Loyalty and Independence in Christina Reid’s “The Belle of Belfast City,” American Conference for Irish Studies annual conference, Boston, MA. (March 2019).


Frequently Taught Classes

  • Children's and Young Adult Literature (EN 342)
  • College Composition I (EN 101)
  • College Composition II (EN 102)
  • College English I (EN 101)
  • College English II (EN 102)
  • Foundations of British Literature (EN 227)
  • Literary Studies for English Majors (EN 226)
  • The Irish: Home and Abroad (EN 214)