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Associate Dean Learning and Teaching

Dr. Matthew Hayward.

Position: FALE Associate Dean Learning, Teaching & Student Services / Senior Lecturer in Literature.

Qualifications: PhD (Durham), MA (Sussex), BA Hons (Exeter).


Matthew Hayward joined USP from England in 2013, having taught at the universities of Durham, Hertfordshire, London South Bank and Sunderland. He completed his PhD at Durham with the thesis ‘Advertising and Dublin’s Consumer Culture in James Joyce’s Ulysses’, supervised by John Nash and conducted as part of the Leverhulme Major Research Project ‘Consumer Culture, Advertising and Literature in Ireland, 1848-1921’ (dir. John Strachan). 

He continues to publish on Joyce, modernism, consumer culture, and transnationalism, and is currently working on the monograph Joyce in Business, a study of Joyce’s so-called ‘Notes on Business and Commerce’. Mistakenly excluded from Joyce’s genetic corpus, these notebooks offer an important archive for understanding Joyce’s engagement with advertising, insurance, shipping, the stock exchange, and many other modern business practices in Ulysses.

He also maintains his interest in Pacific literature, especially the work of Albert Wendt, and is coediting (with Maebh Long) the collection New Oceania: Modernisms and Modernities in the Pacific (currently under review).

Teaching remains a priority for Dr Hayward, both in his role as FALE Associate Dean Learning & Teaching, and in his design and coordination of undergraduate and postgraduate courses. In 2017, he won the Faculty Prize for Excellence in Teaching, and the Vice-Chancellor’s Prize for Excellence in Teaching.

He is currently supervising (as primary or secondary supervisor) Masters and PhD theses on the representation of women in Indo-Fijian and Samoan literature, novels of the South Indian diaspora, and the forgotten women authors of early Pacific literature.

Enquiries are welcome from prospective postgraduate students in any area of literary studies, particularly in relation to Pacific literature, modernist and 20th-century literature, consumerism, popular culture and globalisation.


Edited Collections

Hayward, Matthew, and Maebh Long (eds.). New Oceania: Modernisms and Modernities in the Pacific. Under review.

Refereed Journal Articles

  • Hayward, Matthew. ‘Movies and Pacific Modernities in Wendt and Subramani’. Forthcoming symplokē (2018).
  • Hayward, Matthew. ‘Indigenizing Intertextuality: Literacy and Orality in Albert Wendt’s Pouliuli’. Forthcoming Journal of Modern Literature (2018).
  • Hayward, Matthew. ‘“Knowing Damn All about Banking Business”: Reopening Joyce’s “Notes on Business and Commerce”’. James Joyce Quarterly 52:3 (2015). [2017.]
  • Hayward, Matthew. ‘Plumtree’s Potted Meat: The Productive Error of the Commodity in Ulysses’. Texas Studies in Literature and Language 59:1 (2017).
  • Hayward, Matthew. ‘“Bloom’s CV”: Mimesis, Intertextuality and the Overdetermination of Character in Ulysses’. English Studies 97:8 (2016).
  • Hayward, Matthew. ‘Bloom’s Job: The Role of the Advertisement Canvasser in Joyce’s Dublin’. Modernism/modernity 22:4 (2015).
  • Hayward Matthew. ‘The Bloom of Advertising: Joyce’s “Notes on Business and Commerce” and Ulysses’. Dublin James Joyce Journal 5 (2012).
  • Hayward, Matthew. ‘Reconsidering Joyce’s “Notes on Business and Commerce”’. Genetic Joyce Studies 12 (2012).
  • Clark, Lauren, and Matthew Hayward. ‘France and Ireland: Cultures en crise’. Journal of Franco-Irish Studies 2 (2011).

Book Chapters

  • Hayward, Matthew. ‘Buy Irish: The Politics of Consumerism in Joyce’s Ulysses’. In Modernism and Food. Edited by Adam Fajardo, Philip Keel Geheber and Jessica Martell. Forthcoming with University of Florida Press.
  • Hayward, Matthew. ‘But who was Gerty? Intertextuality and the Advertising Language of “Nausicaa”’. In Publishing in Joyce’s ‘Ulysses’: Newspapers, Advertising and Printing. European Joyce Studies. Edited by Sabrina Alonso, William S. Brockman and Tekla Mecsnóber. Leiden; Boston: Brill/Rodopi, 2018.
  • Hayward, Matthew. ‘To Arrest Involuntary Attention: Advertising and Street-selling in Ulysses’. James Joyce in the Nineteenth Century. Edited by John Nash. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013.
  • Hayward, Matthew. ‘Ireland at War in Peace: Commodities, Consumers and Ideology in James Joyce’s Ulysses’. Ireland at War and Peace. Edited by Alison O’Malley-Younger and John Strachan. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2011.

Special Issues

Clark, Lauren, and Matthew Hayward (eds.) ‘Crisis / La Crise’. Spec. issue of Journal of Franco-Irish Studies 2 (2011).

Review Articles

  • Hayward, Matthew. Rev. of The Culture of Joyce’s ‘Ulysses’ by R. Brandon Kershner. James Joyce Literary Supplement 28:1 (2014).
  • Hayward, Matthew. Rev. of Joyce, Imperialism, & Postcolonialism ed. by Leonard Orr. James Joyce Literary Supplement 23:1 (2009).

Book Reviews

  • Hayward, Matthew. Rev. of Joycean Unions: Post-Millennial Essays from East to West (European Joyce Studies 22), ed. by R. Brandon Kershner and Tekla Mecsnóber. James Joyce Broadsheet 95 (2013).
  • Hayward, Matthew. Rev. of Irish Company: James Joyce & Samuel Beckett and More by Friedhelm Rathjen. James Joyce Broadsheet 93 (2012).
  • Hayward, Matthew. Rev. of Ulysses and Us: The Art of Everyday Living by Declan Kiberd. Nordic Irish Studies Journal 9 (2010).
  • Hayward, Matthew. Rev. of Machinic Modernism: The Deleuzian Literary Machines of Woolf, Lawrence and Joyce by Beatrice Monaco. James Joyce Broadsheet 84 (2009).

Other Publications

  • Hayward, Matthew. Anonymised contribution to Reimagining Graduate Supervision in Developing Contexts: A Focus on Regional Universities, ed. Danielle Watson. Forthcoming with Routledge, 2017.
  • Hayward, Matthew. ‘Clever, Very’. Interview with Alexander W. Barchet. James Joyce Quarterly Blog. 28 Aug. 2017. <>.


  • ‘Memory, Orality and Literacy in Albert Wendt’s Pouliuli’. Oceanic Memory. University of Canterbury, New Zealand. Nov.–Dec. 2017.
  • ‘How OERs Can Enhance the Student Learning Experience’. USP 2017 Vice-Chancellor’s Forum on Learning and Teaching. University of the South Pacific. Aug. 2017.
  • ‘Transnational Employment: Joyce’s Reworking of the “Notes on Business and Commerce”. Diasporic Joyce: The 2017 North American James Joyce Conference. University of Toronto. June 2017.
  • ‘Clerical Work: Tracing Joyce’s “Notes on Business and Commerce” in Ulysses’. Modernism and Work: AMSN Conference 3. University of New South Wales. Mar. 2016.
  • ‘A Tale, like Any Other: Wendt and Joyce’. Oceanic Modernism Symposium. University of the South Pacific, Fiji. Feb. 2016.
  • ‘Writing Oceanic Modernity: The Early Works of Albert Wendt’. Oceanic Modernism. NYU Modern and Contemporary Colloquium. New York University. Dec. 2015.
  • ‘“English-style. Vaipe-style. My style”: Transnational Adaptations in Albert Wendt’s Leaves of the Banyan Tree’. Plenary panel. Transnational Modernisms: Australian Modernist Studies Network (AMSN) Conference 2. University of Sydney. Dec. 2014.
  • ‘Bloom’s Job: The Role of the Advertisement Canvasser in Joyce’s Dublin’. Invited lecture. James Joyce Summer School. University College Dublin. July 2014.
  • ‘Nausicaa’ Twitter Chat Moderator. Year of Ulysses, Modernist Versions Project. Feb. 2013.
  • ‘Dublin’s Consumer Culture and the Retrospective Arrangement of Ulysses’. XXIII International James Joyce Symposium. Trinity College and University College Dublin. June 2012.
  • ‘Reconsidering Joyce’s “Notes on Business and Commerce”’. James Joyce’s Non-Fiction. University of York. Mar. 2012.
  • ‘Consumer Culture, Advertising and Literature in Ireland, 1848-1921’. Plenary Lecture. 9th Annual Irish Studies Conference (NEICN). University of Sunderland and North East Irish Cultural Network. Nov. 2011.
  • ‘The Growth of Consumerism in Joyce’s Ireland’. 34th Annual Conference of the International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures (IASIL). National University of Ireland, Maynooth. July 2010.
  • ‘Made in Germany: Imperial Competition and the Ideology of Consumption in Ulysses’. XXII International James Joyce Symposium. Charles University, Prague. June 2010.
  • ‘To Arrest Involuntary Attention: Advertising and Street-selling in Ulysses’. James Joyce in the Nineteenth Century. University of Durham. Apr. 2010.
  • ‘Dublin Labour and the Dublin Poor: Advertising and Modernity in Joyce’s Ulysses’. 7th Annual Irish Studies Conference (NEICN). University of Sunderland and North East Irish Cultural Network. Nov. 2009.


Conference Organisation

  • Co-organiser (with Maebh Long and Sudesh Mishra). Oceanic Modernism. University of the South Pacific, Feb. 2016.
  • Co-organiser (with John Nash). James Joyce in the Nineteenth Century. Durham University, Apr. 2010.

Research Experience

Research Assistant, James Joyce in the Nineteenth Century. Ed. John Nash. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013.

Teaching and Professional Training

Durham University’s Learning and Teaching Award (DULTA). Higher Education Academy accredited qualification in tertiary teaching, Apr.-Sep. 2011.

Peer Review

  • Peer reviewer for English Studies, 2017–.
  • Peer reviewer for James Joyce Quarterly, 2017–.

Professional Memberships

  • Australasian Modernist Studies Network
  • Higher Education Academy (Fellow)
  • International James Joyce Foundation
  • International Association for the Studies of Irish Literatures 

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