Dr. Seamus Reilly



1997, Ph.D. English, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Dissertation: James Joyce, Music, and Literature

1988, M.A. (Modern English and American Literature) University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

1987, B.A. (HONS) English and History, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland


Carl Sandburg College
2018 - present
Parkland College
     Vice President of Institutional Advancement
2008 - 2018
Parkland College
     Department Chair, Fine and Applied Arts
2006 - 2008
Parkland College
     Director of Literature, Philosophy and Religion
2001 - 2003
University of Illinois
     Acting Director, Business and Technical Writing
1997 - 1998

Related Employment

Head Coach, Men's Soccer, Parkland College  2000 - 2006
Heach Coach, Women's Soccer, Parkland College              2004 - 2005
Olympic Development Program Staff Coach,
     Illinois Youth Soccer Association               
2002 - 2003
Director of Coaching, Little Illini Soccer Club                   1999 - 2002


Chairing the Fine and Applied Arts Department (American Council On Education)
December 1, 2008, http://www2.acenet.edu/resources/chairs/docs/Reilly_finearts.pdf

Wrote lyrics for original songs for A Christmas Carol, Parkland College Theatre production 2007; Music
by Tim Schirmer.

“Banjaxed” (text) with Zack Browning in Banjaxed (CD), 2001.

James Joyce and Dublin Opera 1888-1904 in Bronze by Gold (Ed. Sebastian Knowles) (Garland 1999)

“Rehearing ‘Distant Music’ in The Dead.” James Joyce Quarterly (1997)


American Community College Trustees, 2008; Coordinated and led trustees at ACCT National Legislative Summit 2009-present.

Symposium on Liberal Arts, Parkland College, 2002

Allerton English Articulation Conference, April 2002, 2006

Modern Languages Association, New Orleans, 2001

American Conference on Irish Studies, (ACIS) Milwaukee, 1997

James Joyce International Conference, Zurich Switzerland, 1996

ACIS International Conference, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 1995

Irish Graduate Studies Conference, Harvard University, 1994

Irish Graduate Studies Conference, University of Illinois, 1991

Travels Through Literature Program, Illinois Central College, 1990


Campus-Wide Teaching Excellence Award, University of Illinois, 1999
University Fellowship, Gragg Fellowship, University of Illinois, 1996
International Dissertation Travel Award, University of Illinois, 1994
Meath County Council (Ireland) Scholarship, 1984-1988


Dr. Seamus Reilly


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