Alfred Markey has taught at the universities of Vigo, A Coruña and León, lecturing in both English language and literature, the latter primarily on postcolonialism and the twentieth century. His research centres on Irish studies in relation to postcolonial theory and in a comparative context, as evident in his PhD dissertation, entitled From Ireland to Equatorial Guinea: A Comparative Study of Sean O’Faolain and Donato Ndongo. He has published mainly on twentieth century Irish literature with an emphasis on the work of Sean O’Faolain, particularly his role as a public intellectual. His current research focuses on the cultural and political intersections of the Irish and black worlds.

 

Alfred Markey has taught at the universities of Vigo, A Coruña and León, lecturing in both English language and literature, the latter primarily on postcolonialism and the twentieth century. His research centres on Irish studies in relation to postcolonial theory and in a comparative context, as evident in his PhD dissertation, entitled From Ireland to Equatorial Guinea: A Comparative Study of Sean O’Faolain and Donato Ndongo. He has published mainly on twentieth century Irish literature with an emphasis on the work of Sean O’Faolain, particularly his role as a public intellectual. His current research focuses on the cultural and political intersections of the Irish and black worlds.