Moore Institute visiting fellows map, 2011 - 2017

 

Moore Institute announces Visiting Research Fellowship Scheme for 2019!!

The Moore Institute Visiting Fellowship scheme has welcomed over 200 visiting academics from a wide range of institutions around the world and within Ireland since its launch in 2010. We have received generous support from the Galway University Foundation, the College of Arts, Social Sciences and Celtic Studies, and the Hardiman Library in running the programme. Visiting fellowships provide the opportunity to conduct research on the rich archival and print collections here, to interact with the academic community across the College, the university, the city, and region, and to create new partnerships and networks for future research.

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    Alexander O’Hara

    University of St. Andrews

    alexanderjohara@gmail.com

    Dr Alexander O’Hara is Honorary Research Fellow in the Department of Mediaeval History, University of St Andrews and was a Research Fellow at the Institut für Mittelalterforshung in the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna from 2009 to 2016 and a visiting scholar at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. He received his doctorate from the University of St Andrews where he held a Donald Bullough and a Carnegie Scholarship. He completed his research Masters at the University of Oxford in 2005 and was a Norwegian Government Research Scholar at the University of Oslo from 2002 to 2003. His research focuses on the inter-relationship between monastic groups and secular elites in the Early Middle Ages, the transformation of the Frankish world in the seventh century, the cult of the saints in the Early and High Middle Ages, early medieval hagiography and its manuscript transmission, and with the Irish monastic founder, Columbanus, and his Italian biographer, Jonas of Bobbio. He has completed a major new translation of Jonas of Bobbio’s three saints’ Lives with Professor Ian Wood published in 2017 with Liverpool University Press as Jonas of Bobbio: Life of Columbanus, Life of John of Réomé, and Life of Vedast. He was awarded a Research Grant from the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) for “The Columbanian Network: Elite Identities and Christian Communities in Early Medieval Europe (550–750)” at the Austrian Academy of Sciences. This project, which ran from 2013 to 2016, explored how the role of monasteries and their relationship to the social world around them was transformed in the seventh century in Europe as monastic institutions became more integrated into social and political power networks. The project focused on one of the central actors in this process, the Irish ascetic exile and monastic founder, Columbanus (c. 550–615), and the monastic network he and his Frankish disciples established in Merovingian Gaul and Lombard Italy. Two further volumes have resulted from this project, a monograph and an edited volume: Jonas of Bobbio and the Legacy of Columbanus: Sanctity and Community in the Seventh Century and Columbanus and the Peoples of Post-Roman Europe, both published by Oxford University Press in 2018.

    He will be giving a series of lectures in Dublin, Galway, and Belfast in November 2018 on Columbanus, Robert Schuman, and the Idea of Europe for the European Year of Cultural Heritage funded by the European Union.

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    Anne Driscoll

    Brandeis University, Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism

    annemdriscoll@gmail.com


    US Fulbright Scholar 2018-2019, From the Benches to the Trenches: Investigating Wrongful Convictions

    Anne Driscoll is an award-winning journalist (Boston Globe, New York Times, People) who first began investigating wrongful convictions as senior reporter at the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism at Brandeis University in 2006. Her investigative work directly contributed to the exoneration of Angel Echavarria, who was sentenced to life without parole and served 21 years for a murder he didn’t commit before his release in 2015. Her role with the Justice Brandeis Law Project at the Schuster Institute included seminar-style meetings with undergraduate students to discuss presumed wrongful conviction cases, explore new leads and further case investigations. She was selected as a US Fulbright scholar and worked with the Irish Innocence Project at Griffith College in Dublin for the 2013-2014 academic year and taught law and journalism students journalism skills in order to further investigations of wrongful conviction cases. Through her work, the Irish Innocence Project became one of only two innocence organizations out of 68 recognized by the Innocence Network with a collaborative model of including both law and journalism students as caseworkers. The following year, she was hired as project manager of the Irish Innocence Project at Griffith College Dublin and she organized the first ever International Wrongful Conviction Conference and Film Festival. During her tenure, the Irish Innocence Project also helped obtain the first posthumous presidential pardon of Harry Gleeson, wrongfully convicted and hanged in 1941 for the murder of his neighbor Molly McCarthy in Tipperary.

    Anne is currently a second-time US Fulbright scholar (2018-2019) teaching about wrongful convictions and investigative techniques to law and journalism students at the National University of Ireland, Galway and is also conducting research to establish a National Registry of Exonerations in Ireland. Originally trained as a social worker who spent years counseling court-involved adolescent girls, she remains a licensed certified social worker in Massachusetts and is the author of a self-help series of guidebooks for girls called Girl to Girl. As a journalist, she has devoted her career to covering issues of human rights, social justice, and human development and has sought to make a difference in the world, one story at a time. She was the 2016 recipient of the Salem Award for Human Rights and Social Justice, is a Moth storyteller and the author of the Amazon Kindle mini-memoir series Irish You Were Here. She has been selected to give a TEDx talk about wrongful convictions on October 21, 2018 entitled Bearing Witness in Jacksonville, Florida.


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    Breandán Mac Suibhne

    Centenary University, New Jersey

    bmacsuib@gmail.com

    Breandán Mac Suibhne is a historian of society and culture in modern Ireland and associate professor of History at Centenary University, New Jersey. Among his publications are The End of Outrage: Post-Famine Adjustment in Rural Ireland (Oxford University Press, 2017) and Subjects Lacking Words? The Gray Zone of the Great Famine (Quinnipiac University Press, 2017). He is editor of two major annotated editions, viz., John Gamble, Society and Manners in Early Nineteenth-Century Ireland (Field Day, 2011) and, with David Dickson, Hugh Dorian's The Outer Edge of Ulster: A Memoir of Social Life in Nineteenth-Century Donegal (Lilliput, 2000; University of Notre Dame Press, 2001). A founding editor, with critic Seamus Deane, of Field Day Review (2005–), a journal of political and literary culture, he has also edited, with Enda Delaney, Ireland's Great Famine and Popular Politics (Routledge, 2016). While at the Moore Institute, he is working on a book on the Famine.

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    Maria del Mar González Chacón

    University of Oviedo

    gonzalezmar@uniovi.es

    Maria del Mar González Chacón is a lecturer in English Studies at the University of Oviedo in the Principality of Asturias, Spain. She was awarded her PhD in that institution after reading her thesis on myth and history in the plays of Marina Carr. Her research is focused on Irish contemporary theatre with a special interest in its relationship with classical myths as well as the representation of women’s identity and agency. She has published articles on this field such as "Myths in crisis? Marina Carr’s revision of feminine myths in contemporary Irish Theatre" (The Grove-Working Papers on English Studies 22, 2015), "Re-examining and Redeeming the Tragic Queen: Euripides’" Hecuba" in Two Versions by Frank McGuinness (2004) and Marina Carr (2015)" (Complutense Journal of English Studies 24, 2016), or, most recently, "Irish Penelopes: rewritings of the myth in the Midlands Trilogy and Penelope" (Cuadernos de Investigación Filológica 43, 2017).
    She is currently working on a volume on the presence of Greek myths in the theatre of Marina Carr and is a visiting fellow at the Moore Institute where she performs her research at the James Hardiman Library and the Abbey Theatre Digital Archive.

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    Seán Murphy

    Western Washington University

    Sean.Murphy@wwu.edu

    Dr. Seán Murphy is associate professor of medieval studies in the Department of Liberal Studies at Western Washington University, where he teaches courses on the cultural history of medieval Europe and the ancient Mediterranean, with particular emphasis on the history of relations between Jewish and Christian cultures and, separately, the history of erotics. A native of the State of Maine, Dr. Murphy earned his A.B., M.A., and Ph.D. at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. He was a lecturer for three years at the University of Toronto, before moving to his current position in Washington State. Dr. Murphy has published widely on attitudes towards ancient Jewish law and imagined Jewishness in Christian cultures of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. His published articles and chapters include focused studies of Peter Abelard (d. 1142) and William of Auvergne (d. 1249) and their respective contemporaries, as well as sustained studies of Christian concerns about “Judaizing” in theology and law.

    As a 2018-19 Visiting Fellow at the Moore Institute, where he is affiliated with the Centre for Ancient, Medieval, and Pre-Modern Studies, Dr. Murphy will complete a book-length project that includes: the first-ever English translation (in fact, the first translation into any language) of William of Auvergne’s De legibus (On Laws); a corrected version of the 1674 Latin edition of De legibus; and an introductory essay and notes on William’s treatise. De legibus integrates a number of theoretical issues in the study of law and religion, including the relation between natural and revealed law, between law and virtue, and between literal and spiritual interpretation of the Bible; it also includes four chapters on the life and law of Muhammad. Fundamentally, De legibus is a study of the Law of Moses, its nature and purpose in ancient Judaism and in Christianity. William promotes, with significant qualifications, ancient Jewish law as a powerful remedy for contemporary Christian idolatry, a highly unusual position in the 13th century, when most Christian intellectuals rejected any literal interpretation and application of the non-moral commands of the Law. De legibus, then, is a crucial source for our understanding of how Christian constructions of Judaism, as well as Islam and paganism, developed in a period of deteriorating relations between Christians and Jews.

    In addition to his work on William of Auvergne, Dr. Murphy, while at NUIG, will begin formal study of Old Irish and modern Irish, renewing an interest in Irish studies that began long ago when he worked as a professional archaeologist on the first excavations (1990) undertaken at King John’s Castle in Limerick City.

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    Alinta Krauth

    Queensland University of Technology, Australia

    alintakrauth@gmail.com

    Alinta Krauth is working with another Visiting Fellow Dr. Jason Nelson.
    Alinta Krauth and Dr. Jason Nelson Moore project title: Reading artifacts: Rethinking narrative through virtual objects & collaborative digital writing

    Alinta and Jason plan to spend their time at the Moore Institute exploring how digital tools for virtual art creation such as locative media, interactive game-based programming, biofeedback equipment, and projection mapping, could be used to reveal the hidden narratives behind found objects and museum-style artifacts. They will do this through physical and virtual interactions with Hardiman Library items and archives, and beyond. In doing so, they will use this research to create separate outcomes, rather than working in collaboration.

    Alinta’s current research develops interactive narratives through digital art for geomorphic environments, as well as the inherent animism and anthropomorphism placed onto particular environmental actors across cultures. As such, she is also interested in using the Hardiman library and archives to explore Ireland’s geomorphic history, in order to tie this history into her Fellowship projects.

    Bio:
    Alinta Krauth is a digital artist and researcher in the creative industries. Her practices include projection art, interactive art, sound art, and the inherent connections between these fields. She is interested in how digital art may be applied to highlight environmental destruction, particularly with regards to climate change and habitat destruction. Her research, literary, creative, and hybrid works have been exhibited and published globally. Most notably: her research and practice on interactive controllers for projection-mapped objects and faux-holographic sculptures, interactive screen-based public experiences, how climate change effects the senses, bushwalking as proprioceptive act, and the connection between gravity and proprioception in music listening. Recent exhibitions include ISEA Vancouver, Piksel Norway, and Transmediale Berlin. Recent solo shows have been seen in Art Laboratory Berlin and within the forests of Australia and Norway.

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    Alison Baker-Lewton

    Victoria University, Australia

    alison.baker@vu.edu.au

    Project Title in The Moore Institute: The Resonance Project: Sounds of Youth Social Change.

    Alison Baker-Lewton is a Senior Lecturer in Social Pedagogy in the College of Arts and Education at Victoria University in Melbourne. She received her PhD in Psychology in the Public Interest (Community Psychology) at North Carolina State University. Her research draws on critical community psychology, public health and education to explore how inequality impacts young people from marginalized backgrounds, focusing on social identities, sense of belonging and health and well-being. This research has focused on the contexts and ecologies of young people’s lives, including neighborhoods, schools and local arts and sports programs.

    Over the past several years a significant part of her research has examined racialisation as a form of structural violence and its impact on young people in Australia. This has included experiences of both adults and young people of African background who have come to Australia as migrants/refugees, drawing attention to the role of settings and activities (i.e. sports, alternative education, community-based arts) as well as the symbolic resources deployed in the development of identity, belonging, and social action. In her research she has mobilised critical race theories and liberation psychology to map empowered community responses and narratives of resistance. Using visual and sound research methodologies, this work has explored possibilities for social change and activism through public and community pedagogies.

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    Álvaro Seiça

    University of Bergen

    Alvaro.Seica@uib.no

    Project Title in the Moore Institute: The Art of Deleting: A Study of Erasure Poetry, Practices of Control, Surveillance, and Censorship

    While at the Moore Institute, Seiça is learning from existing research and methodology about archival techniques put in practice at the James Hardiman Library. He is researching the methods related to redaction employed in the digitization of the Abbey Theatre Archive. He is also collaborating with Justin Tonra on the poetry projects EverVerse and eÖ, which are biometrical data-responsive performances created by both that share common affiliations.

    Álvaro Seiça is a writer and researcher. He holds a PhD in Digital Culture from the University of Bergen (2018). His publications include the poetry books Ensinando o Espaço (2017), Ö (2014), permafrost (2012), and the scholarly book Transdução (2017). Seiça has been a PhD Fellow at the University of Bergen (UiB), where he taught courses in electronic literature and digital humanities, and worked with the ELMCIP Knowledge Base. His PhD dissertation “setInterval(): Time-Based Readings of Kinetic Poetry” (2017) was hosted by the Electronic Literature Research Group at UiB, and advised by Scott Rettberg and Chris Funkhouser.

    In 2018, he is starting a 3-year postdoctoral project entitled “The Art of Deleting,” between UiB and UCLA, which is funded by a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship. “The Art of Deleting” aims to analyze practices of erasure poetry as forms of resistance and activism in digital culture. The project investigates various levels of erasure poetry, by focusing on its social, political, and aesthetic dimensions, and by tracing its antecedents.

    @AlvaroSeica / http://alvaroseica.net

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    Anastasia Remoundou

    Independent Researcher

    tasharem@hotmail.com

    Project title in The Moore Institute: Irish Theatre and Human Rights

    Natasha received her Ph.D. in contemporary Irish versions of Antigone from the National University of Ireland, Galway where she also taught on tragedy, myth, art and philosophy. Before coming to the Moore Institute, Natasha worked as an Assistant Professor of English Literature at Qatar University where she taught Drama and Literary Theory & Criticism and conducted interdisciplinary research on theatre and architecture in Doha, Qatar at the Gulf Studies Centre. She studied for a BA in English and American Literature at Deree-The American College of Greece in Athens and obtained her M.Sc. in Writing and Cultural Politics from the Department of English at the University of Edinburgh.

    Natasha's research interests include the rewriting of Greek tragedy for the contemporary European and Arab stages, cultural theory, critical reception studies, posthumanism, refugee performance, asylum narratives, and interculturalism. She is currently working on her manuscript for her monograph tentatively entitled Performing the Palimpsests: Irish Antigones and Human Rights. Natasha has presented a number of papers and published articles on drama and performance, postmodernism, feminism and interculturalism in peer reviewed journals and edited collections. She has also contributed articles on classical reception for the English National Opera programme note and in 2012 she was an invited speaker at the Royal Irish Academy colloquium “Greco-Roman Drama in Context: Ancient and Modern.” Her most recent publications include a chapter titled “Intercultural Performance Ecologies in the Making: Minor(ity) Theatre and the Greek Crisis” included in the edited collection Interculturalism and Performance Now (Palgrave 2018) and “The Suppliants of Syria: Narratives of Displacement and Resettlement in Refugee Performances of Greek Tragedy” in The Arab Journal of Performance Studies- Interweaving Performance Cultures & Border-Crossing Thinking” (November, 2017). Natasha is also engaged in activism and social work and is a member of various international scholarly communities.

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    Barry Sheils

    Durham University, UK.

    Barry.a.sheils@durham.ac.uk

    Project Title in the Moore Institute: Translating The Post Office: W.B. Yeats, Rabindranath Tagore and Patrick Pearse at the Abbey in 1913.

    Academic Information:
    Assistant Professor in the Department of English Studies
    Before coming to Durham, Barry was an Irish Research Council Fellow at University College Dublin, having previously held an IAS Early Career Fellowship at Warwick University. He also lectured at Swansea University. He received his Doctorate from Warwick, and his BA from Trinity College, Dublin.

    Barry has taught and published on modernism, contemporary British and Irish literature, psychoanalytic theory, and the relationship between sentiment and style. The central focus of his research to date has been on transnational English Studies, especially the reassessment of modernism as a cultural phenomenon connected to processes of globalisation. His first book W.B. Yeats and World Literature: the Subject of Poetry (2015) recast Ireland’s national poet as a poet of ‘world’ English.

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    Breandán Mac Suibhne

    Centenary University, New Jersey

    bmacsuib@gmail.com

    Breandán Mac Suibhne is a historian of society and culture in modern Ireland and associate professor of History at Centenary University, New Jersey. Among his publications are The End of Outrage: Post-Famine Adjustment in Rural Ireland (Oxford University Press, 2017) and Subjects Lacking Words? The Gray Zone of the Great Famine (Quinnipiac University Press, 2017). He is editor of two major annotated editions, viz., John Gamble, Society and Manners in Early Nineteenth-Century Ireland (Field Day, 2011) and, with David Dickson, Hugh Dorian's The Outer Edge of Ulster: A Memoir of Social Life in Nineteenth-Century Donegal (Lilliput, 2000; University of Notre Dame Press, 2001). A founding editor, with critic Seamus Deane, of Field Day Review (2005–), a journal of political and literary culture, he has also edited, with Enda Delaney, Ireland's Great Famine and Popular Politics (Routledge, 2016). While at the Moore Institute, he is working on a book on the Famine.

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    Charlotte Chopin

    University of London Institute in Paris

    charlotte.chopin@ulip.lon.ac.uk

    Project title in The Moore Institute: Settler Colonialism and the Press in Algeria, 1860-1914

    I joined the University of London Institute in Paris in 2012, having previously taught as a postgraduate student at New York University and the University of Southampton. I have lived in Paris, on and off, since 2009, when I first came to use the archives and libraries as part of my PhD research. As a historian, I enjoy being close to the many fascinating historical sites in Paris.

    Teaching specialism: Modern and contemporary history of France and the francophone world
    Qualifications: PhD in French Studies and History, New York University, 2013.
    Research: My research focuses on European settlers in Algeria in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries..
    Publications: 'Pages without borders: global networks and the settler press in Algeria, 1881-1914', Settler Colonial Studies, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/2201473X.2016.1273868
    Connal Parr

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    Connal Parr

    Northumbria University, UK

    Connal.parr@northumbria.ac.uk

    Project Title in The Moore Institute: Truth, Drama and Reconciliation

    Vice Chancellor’s Research Fellow in the Humanities
    PhD, Queen’s University Belfast, 2013; MA, Queen’s University Belfast, 2010; BA, University of Oxford 2003

    Connal’s research emphasises the interconnectedness of history, politics, and culture.
    Connal's doctoral thesis on Ulster Protestant working class politics and culture since 1960 viewed political developments and recent history through the prism of dramatists and writers from this background. His current research builds on his expertise in Northern Ireland to comparatively explore how states such as South Africa, Spain, Chile and others deal with a divided and violent past. It illustrates how the arts and culture resonate with a transitional justice element, playing an active role in conflict transformation and peace-building across the world

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    Daniel Watkins

    Baylor University, USA

    Daniel_Watkins@Baylor.edu

    Project Title in The Moore Institute: Berruyer and His Book: A Cultural History of the Catholic Enlightenment in France, 1700-1830

    Specialities
    Early Modern and Modern France, Catholicism, Catholic Missionaries, Intellectual History, Cultural History
    Education
    Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 2014
    M.A., University of Florida, 2008
    B.A., University of Florida, 2005

    Academic Interests and Research
    My current research focuses on the relationship between the members of the Society of Jesus (a.k.a. the Jesuits) and the culture of the Enlightenment in eighteenth-century France. I am in the process of reworking my dissertation into a book manuscript on the French Jesuit Isaac-Joseph Berruyer's contributions to the Catholic Enlightenment and the culture of Conservatism in post-revolutionary France.
    Selected Publications
    “An Enlightenment Bible in Catholic France: Isaac-Joseph Berruyer’s Histoire du peuple de Dieu (1728-1758),” in Vernacular Bibles in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Era (Leuven: Peeters, 2017).

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    Dara Downey

    Trinity College Dublin.

    downeyd@tcd.ie

    Project Title in The Moore Institute: ‘Locating the Irish Servant in American Gothic Fiction’

    Associate Researcher at School of English, Trinity College Dublin.

    I lecture and research in American literature, and teaching modules on Contemporary British and Irish Fiction and Supernatural Literature.
    I also have advanced proofreading and copy-editing skills, having edited for both The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies and the Irish Journal of American Studies for several years. I have tutored privately at every level from Junior Cycle to Masters, and am adept at both giving writing and career advice.
    I am author of American Women's Ghost Stories in the Gilded Age and Vice Chair of the Irish Association for American Studies.

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    David Gange

    University of Birmingham

    D.J.Gange@bham.ac.uk

    Project Title in The Moore Institute: Coastal Temporalities: Perceptions of Time on the Irish Atlantic.

    I’m a historian at the University of Birmingham. I’m currently researching coastal lifeways in the British and Irish archipelago, exploring the processes of history that have made diverse coastal communities out of the similar ingredients of land, sea and sky on Atlantic shorelines. To begin this project I kayaked from northern Scotland, via Atlantic Ireland, to the Scilly Isles in 2016-17 for a book entitled The Frayed Atlantic Edge: a Historian’s Journey from Shetland to the Channel (Harper Collins, 2019). I’m now doing the work to turn that jaunt into a research project, publishing articles such as ‘Time, Space and Islands: Why Geographers Drive the Temporal Agenda’, Past & Present, 2018 and ‘Retracing Trevelyan? Historians and the Archive of the Feet’, Green Letters, 2017.

    My previous work explored the intersections between ancient histories and religion in nineteenth-century Britain, including Dialogues with the Dead: Egyptology in British Culture and Religion, 1822-1922 (Oxford, 2013) and an edited collection Cities of God: the Bible and Archaeology in Nineteenth-Century Britain (Cambridge, 2014). I also write for general audiences in magazines, newspapers and a book, The Victorians: a Beginner’s Guide (Oneworld, 2016). I’m spending my time at the Moore Institute exploring contemporary constructions of the Irish coastal past, particularly ideas concerning distinctive perceptions of time on coastlines, whether in deep mapping or fishers’ knowledge projects, geological, archaeological or language schemes, literature, art, music or heritage concerns.

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    Debapriya Basu

    Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Assam, India

    debapriya.06@gmail.com

    Project Title in The Moore Institute: The Examinations of Anne Askew Online

    Debapriya Basu teaches English and literary studies in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, in Assam, India. Her doctoral research is on the printed writings of non-aristocratic sixteenth century women poets, namely Isabella Whitney, Anne Vaughan Locke and Anne Dowriche. Her other interest is digital humanities, specifically digital scholarly editing. Apart from involvement in several projects of digital archiving and hypertexts undertaken by the School of Cultural Texts and Records (SCTR) located at her alma mater Jadavpur University, she has taught modules in advanced text technologies at the SCTR’s postgraduate diploma course on Digital Humanities and Cultural Informatics. She was Project Supervisor in the 'Bichitra Tagore Online Variorum' (a variorum documentary digital edition of Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore's manuscript and printed writings in Bengali and English) and is a contributor in Bichitra: The Making of an Online Tagore Variorum (Springer, 2015), edited by Sukanta Chaudhuri. Her current work involves creating an electronic edition of the works of the English Protestant martyr Anne Askew (available at www.anne-askew.humanities.uva.nl), funded by an Erasmus Mundus fellowship to the University of Amsterdam and supported by IIT Guwahati's Start Up Grant Programme. She has contributed to the University of Edinburgh Institute of Advanced Studies in the Humanities' 'Dangerous Women' project (http://dangerouswomenproject.org/2016/09/16/anne-askew-2/) in this connection.

    At the Moore Institute Debapriya looks forward to further exploring the possibilities of the electronic scholarly edition of Anne Askew’s texts. Her objective is to expand specific aspects of the pilot as the output of the second phase during the tenure of the Fellowship with input and ideas exchanged with colleagues at the Moore Institute. The Fellowship will enable her to go one step further in the conceptualisation and execution of an edition in which the primary texts are electronically malleable according to the reader’s needs without losing their structural identities, and the notion of the critical apparatus is examined and expanded to include a networked set of digital documents and tools to offer background and context. This will be achieved with support from the Moore Institute’s expert experience in innovations in digital humanities and the special collections of the Hardiman Library.

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    Deirdre Flynn

    University of College Dublin

    Deirdre.flynn@outlook.com

    Project Title in The Moore Institute: ‘It was better if he didn’t look at her’ Female Ageing in Post-Celtic Tiger Fiction - This research project investigates the representation of ageing women in post Celtic Tiger
    Irish fiction, with a particular focus on middle age.

    Dr Deirdre Flynn is a lecturer at Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick in English and Drama. Dr Flynn is an experienced teacher and researcher in contemporary, world and Irish Literature and Drama. Her research interests include World Literature, Postmodernism, Haruki Murakami, Irish Studies, Theatre and Feminism. She has written, directed and acted for theatre and worked as a journalist for over 7 years. She is currently preparing a monograph on Haruki Murakami & 2 co-edited collections on Irish Literature.

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    Elizabeth Patton

    Johns Hopkins University

    epatton@jhu.edu

    Project Title in the Moore Institute: A Biography of Dorothy Arundell for an edition of her work: Multiple Lives: Dorothy Arundell’s Two Narratives of the Life of Father John Cornelius, SJ.

    Elizabeth Patton is Senior Lecturer in the Humanities Institute at Johns Hopkins University, where she directs the consortium course, Great Books at Hopkins. Her primary research area is post-reformation English Catholicism, with a focus on recovering the lives and writings of early modern women. She had co-edited a scholarly edition of the seventeenth-century biographies of Anne and Philip Howard, Earle and Countess of Arundel, now in its final editing stage.

    She has now published several studies for her next book project, subject of this visit: the recovery, from multiple contemporary translations, of the lost Life of Father John Cornelius, SJ, by Dorothy Arundell, later Dame Dorothea, active participant in the English Mission. By foregounding the persistent authority and authorship of an English Catholic woman, Dorothy Arundell, one whose voice has remained identifiable over four centuries and in three languages other than her own (her original English work almost certainly lost soon after its initial composition), this publication project underscores the fundamentally important role played by Catholic women in the later Elizabethan years, in England and Ireland as well as among communities of exiles on the continent.

    A more recent collaborative project, international in scope and including members of RECIRC, involves the use of mapping tools such as Gephi to trace the activities of early modern women’s networks, specifically Catholic women (including among others both Dorothy Arundell and Anne Howard, Countess of Arundel) working underground in London and England more largely to circulate illicit Catholic devotional texts and to make use of these texts in providing spiritual direction for their co-religionists.

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    Ellen Mc Cabe

    Queen's University Belfast

    mccabe.ellen@gmail.com

    Project Title in The Moore Institute:Living the Stories We Create: Preparing Students for the Digital Age

    Ellen Mc Cabe received her PhD in Digital Arts and Humanities at NUI Galway. Her research explores what it means to be fully literate in the digital era and considers how education must respond to this at a conceptual, systemic and classroom level.
    Ellen’s work is located at the nexus of disciplinary perspectives from digital media, narrative theory, pedagogy, and drama and theatre studies. Her cross-sectoral focus is reflected in projects created for the National Theatre UK, including a digital exhibition examining the history of Greek Tragedy at the theatre, as well as a series of educational films for A-level students based on The National’s production of King Lear directed by Sam Mendes.
    Ellen received the International Award for Excellence from the Common Ground Technology, Knowledge & Society Community for her paper entitled, “Storytelling and the Dissolution of Categories”. This paper was published in Volume 10 of the Technology Knowledge and Society Collection. She has also published a series of articles for The Guardian and The Irish Times.
    During her time at the Moore Ellen will be working on a book entitled Living the Stories We Create: Preparing Students for the Digital Age. This publication is under contract with Springer and will be published later this year.

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    Eric Levin

    levine@sou.edu

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    Erika Wolters

    Oregon State University, Oregon, USA

    Erika.Wolters@oregonstate.edu

    Project Title:
    Sustainability in Practice: The role of worldviews and values on sustainable lifestyles.

    Bio:
    I am the Director of Oregon State University’s Policy Analysis Laboratory (OPAL) and a faculty member in the School of Public Policy. I hold a PhD in Environmental Science, with a concentration on applied social science research and policy. Research interests include environmental politics and policy broadly, with a focus on water policy, climate change, sustainability, and science and policy. Recently I coauthored the book When Ideology Trumps Science: Why We Question the Experts on Everything from Climate Change to Vaccinations (Praeger Publishers, 2017), which examines how embedded beliefs (like political ideology and positivism) create a cognitive bias toward personal beliefs rather than scientific consensus.

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    Hilary Bishop

    Liverpool John Moores University

    h.j.bishop@ljmu.ac.uk

    Project Title for The Moore Institute: The Language of Sacred Space, Mass Sites in Ireland.

    Education:
    2013, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom, PhD, Irish Studies (Human Geography)
    2009, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom, MPhil, Irish Studies (Archaeological Heritage Management)
    2008, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom, B A (Hons) First Class, Irish Studies

    Prior to academic study I was employed by a global financial institution for 24 years working alongside senior management to deliver corporate services to a number of blue chip multi-national companies and local government offices before progressing to a management role in Financial Services. I successfully gained qualifications with the Chartered Institute of Bankers and have been employed by Liverpool John Moores University as a Senior Lecturer within the Liverpool Business School since 2009.
    Between 2005 and 2013 I studied with the Institute of Irish Studies, University of Liverpool, where I was awarded the Arthur Frederick Price Memorial Prize, two Bibby Undergraduate Scholarships and a John Lennon Memorial Scholarship.
    I am a member of LJMU Faculty Research and Scholarship Committee and part of the Consumption, Social Engagement, Marketing and Entrepreneurship Research Group at Liverpool Business School.

    Publications:
    Bishop HJ. 2016. Mass Sites of Uíbh Laoghaire Journal of Cork Historical and Archaeological Society, 121 :36-63

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    Jason Nelson

    Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, Australia

    heliopod@gmail.com

    Dr. Jason Nelson is working with another Visiting Fellow Alinta Krauth both from Australia.
    Dr. Jason and Alinta Krauth Moore project title: Reading artifacts: Rethinking narrative through virtual objects & collaborative digital writing

    Alinta and Jason plan to spend their time at the Moore Institute exploring how digital tools for virtual art creation such as locative media, interactive game-based programming, biofeedback equipment, and projection mapping, could be used to reveal the hidden narratives behind found objects and museum-style artifacts. They will do this through physical and virtual interactions with Hardiman Library items and archives, and beyond. In doing so, they will use this research to create separate outcomes, rather than working in collaboration.

    Jason also comes with a particular interest in representing scholarly writing not just digitally, but interactively, and plans to collaborate with members of staff to achieve interactive scholarly outcomes. Additionally he is interested in creating literary augmented reality walks, locative and app based adventures where the notions of movement and place can be replicated across cultures and geographies via digital writing.

    Bio:
    Coming from Australia, Jason Nelson is a creator of curious and wondrous digital poems and fictions of odd lives, builder of confounding art games and all manner of curious digital creatures. He professes Net Art and Electronic Literature at Australia's Griffith University in subtropical metropolis of Brisbane. Aside from coaxing his students into breaking, playing and morphing their creativity with all manner of technologies, he exhibits widely in galleries and journals, with work featured around the globe at FILE, ACM, LEA, ISEA, SIGGRAPH, ELO and dozens of other acronyms. There are awards to list (Paris Biennale Media Poetry Prize), organizational boards he frequents (Australia Council Literature Board and the Electronic Literature Organization), and numerous other accolades (Webby Award), but in the web based realm where his work resides, Jason is most proud of the millions of visitors his artwork/digital poetry portal http://www.secrettechnology.com attracts each year.

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    Jessica Pliley

    Texas State University.

    pliley@txstate.edu

    Jessica Pliley is an associate professor of the history of women, genders, and sexualities at Texas State University in San Marcos, TX. She earned her Ph.D. in comparative women’s history at the Ohio State University in 2010. She is the author of Policing Sexuality: The Mann Act and the Making of the FBI, published by Harvard in 2014, which examines the origins and implementation of the United States’ 1910 White Slave Traffic Act before World War II. She co-edited Global Anti-Vice Activism: Fighting Drink, Drugs and Immorality, 1880 – 1950 with Harald Fischer-Tiné and Robert Kramm (Cambridge, 2016). This collection of essays takes a global history approach to consider the role of regulation of bodily habits to colonial and state modernization schemes of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Her articles have appeared in the Journal of Women’s History, the Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, and the Journal of the History of Sexuality, as well as several peer-reviewed edited collections. Dr. Pliley is an advisory board member of the AHRC-funded project, Trafficking Past: Exploring Sex, Work, and Migration in Modern History (https://traffickingpast.uk/), a network of feminist historians of sex work, migration, and gendered forms of labor that is meant to facilitate collaboration through a series of workshops and conferences and by providing a digital space for the exchange of ideas and sources. She is also the co-organizer of Yale University’s Working Group on Modern Day Slavery at the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition (https://glc.yale.edu/ModernSlavery/WorkingGroup), a two-year initiative that will culminate in an international conference in November 2018 and an edited book. Additionally, she is the book review editor of the Journal of Women’s History.

    Her area of research examines the intersections of migration policy and immigration, policing and law enforcement, and sex work and other forms of intimate labor. Her new book-length project, which is in the process of being conceptualized, will tackle the global story of anti-trafficking activism from the 1880s to 2000. She is also looking at how local communities along the US-Canadian border policed prostitution and enforced international anti-sex trafficking conventions.

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    Jone M. Hernández

    University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU)

    jm.hernandez@ehu.eus


    She holds a bachelor’s degree in Information Sciences and Social and Political Sciences from the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU). In 2005 she defended her doctoral thesis in the Department of Philosophy of Values and Social Anthropology (UPV/EHU) titled “Euskara, comunidad e identidad: elementos de transmisión, elementos de transgresión”, a work acknowledged through it receiving the First Marqués de Lozoya Prize awarded by the Spanish Ministry of Culture. She is an assistant lecturer in the Social and Cultural Anthropology degree programme taught at the UPV/EHU. She is Director of the Mikel Laboa Chair, sponsored by this same university.

    She is the author of diverse publications and has taken part in different research projects. Her main areas of research are linked to the anthropology of language and feminist anthropology. She has, regarding these two axes, researched different questions related to the Basque language, Basque culture, women’s participation, young people, sport and free time.
    In recent years bertsolaritza has occupied an important position in her research work. Proof of that are the different publications, lectures and talks given on this topic. Currently the body, emotions, gender… are the main focus of her work, from which she analyses both bertsolaritza and Basque culture in general.

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    Judith Hill

    Trinity College Dublin.

    hill@elive.ie

    Project in The Moore Institute: The uses of classical models in Irish political monuments erected after 1916

    Born in London and educated at Girton College, Cambridge, Hill moved to Ireland in 1989 where she works as an architectural historian and biographer. Her books include The Building of Limerick (1991),Irish Public Sculpture: A History (1998), and In Search of Islands – A Life of Conor O’ Brien (2009). She is a contributor to the Irish Arts Review, The Irish Times, and Times Literary Supplement.
    Based on her 2011 biography, Lady Gregory: An Irish Life, Hill’s lecture will explore the intersection of culture and craft that occurred when the Abbey Theatre of Dublin toured the United States during the 1911-12 season, led by Lady Gregory, a surprising, yet defining, figure of the Irish Literary Revival. Lady Augusta Gregory was founder of the Abbey Theatre; patron of W. B. Yeats; and a writer of plays, essays, stories, and translations of Irish legends. The Irish American News described Hill’s book as, “A lively biography of this amazing person.”

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    Kerry Sinanan

    KERRY.SINANAN@nuigalway.ie

    I specialise in the literature and culture of slavery, abolition and race in the long eighteenth century. My current research is a multidisciplinary project analysing the competing discourses that constructed representations of slave women and their bodies in contemporary literary and historical texts and in the visual arts. The work for this emerged out of research for my monograph, Slave Masters and the Language of Self: Traders, Planters and Colonial Agents, 1750-1834, currently under consideration. At The Moore I am undertaking further research on the background of Nicholas Owen an Irish-born eighteenth-century slave trader who lived on the Guinea Coast in the 1750s.

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    Lekan Balogun

    University of Lagos, Akoka. Nigeria

    alaafinatiba@ymail.com

    Project Title for The Moore Institute: "Gender-based Violence, Cultural Trauma and the Collective Guilt"

    Osu/Opo-Sisu: Gender-based Violence, Cultural Trauma, and the Collective Guilt.

    In this project, which combines seminar presentation and dramatised reading of two plays, Lekan Balogun examines how two cultural practices (Osu among the Igbo of southeast Nigeria and Opo-sisu among the Yoruba in the southwest) encourage gender violence, and the social implication of their continued practise by the people. While Osu is similar to the caste system in India in terms of segregation and the Opo-sisu, the custom of leviration in which a widow is given out in marriage to her deceased husband's brother(s) is comparable to the Olah Roma among the Romani from the perspective patriarchal culture, these traditional and agelong cultural practices are examined in light of both contemporary social reality and their economic/political implications

    Lekan Balogun won a doctoral scholarship of the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, for his PhD research in the field of Postcolonial Adaptation & Appropriation (Shakespeare), African and Diaspora Theatre and Intercultural Performance, after his BA & MA (Distinction) in Theatre Arts from the Department of Creative Arts, University of Lagos, Akoka, Nigeria, where he now teach playwriting, literary theory and criticism, Cultural and Gender Studies etc
    Lekan is also an award-winning international playwright; he has written plays for the Royal Court Theatre, London; British Council, Nigeria; Flinn THEATER,Germany; the National Troupe of Nigeria and the Centre for Black and African Art and Civilization(CBAAC) and many others. His areas of research interests include Yoruba rituals and its aesthetics, African masks and performance, Afrocaribbean theatre, African adaptation & appropriation of Greek classics and playmaking.

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    Máire Cross

    Newcastle University, UK

    m.f.cross@ncl.ac.uk

    The Project Title in The Moore Institute: The influence of Ireland on the social investigator Flora Tristan (1803-1844).

    The influence of Ireland on the social investigator Flora Tristan (1803-1844)
    My research focuses through an interdisciplinary lens on nineteenth-century political ideas of the early nineteenth-century feminist socialist writer and activist, Flora Tristan (1803–1844).
    I wish to undertake an investigation of the Irish dimension present in a French thinker who is recognised as one of France’s key socialist feminists yet whose intellectual strength is still relatively unexplored. The aim of the study is:
    • to understand the style and scope of Flora Tristan’s knowledge of Ireland in relation to her contemporaries Daniel O’ Connell, Alexis de Tocqueville and Gustave de Beaumont
    • to measure the influence of Irish affairs in a transnational setting of socialist and feminist activism
    • to establish the originality of Flora Tristan’s contribution to political thought as a result of her consciousness of the Irish experience.


    Education:
    PhD: The Relationship between Feminism and Socialism in the Life and Work of Flora Tristan 1803–44, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, 1989
    MA (Distinction): Contemporary European Studies, University of Reading, 1976
    BA (Hons): West European Studies (II (i)), University of Ulster, 1975

    Having worked as Professor of French Studies in the School of Modern Languages from 2005 until my retirement in 2017, I am continuing my research activities as an Emerita Professor. I am the Series Editor (with David Hopkin, Oxford) of the Manchester University Press Studies in Modern French History where we welcome proposals for publication from all parts of the world. I am supervising a PhD student and maintaining my links with the Newcastle Labour and Society History Group. My current research project is a double biography of Flora Tristan and her biographer Jules-L Puech. As the leading scholar of Flora Tristan studies with the first annotated translation of her journal and the first book ever published on her correspondence, I have published and presented papers in French History and in Gender Studies in a wide international community. I was President of the Society for the Study of French History from 2014 to 217. From to 2005 to 2013 I served as President of the Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France (ASM&CF) and was on the executive committee of the Association of University Professors and Heads of French from 2003 to 2013. I am a member of the editorial board of the journal French History and a trustee of the Society for the Study of French history (SSFH). 2015 saw my appointment to the positions of Head of Research of the Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies (CNCS), Durham University, a position I held for 18 months.
    Publications: Cross MF. Regeneration through Empire: French Pronatalists and Colonial Settlement in the Third Republic. French Studies 2016, 70(3), 456-457.

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    Máirín MacCarron

    University of Sheffield

    m.maccarron@sheffield.ac.uk

    Project title for The Moore Institute: ‘History and Science: medieval and modern’

    Máirín MacCarron works on early medieval British and Irish history and is at the forefront of ground-breaking interdisciplinary approaches to study of the past. She is completing her first monograph, Bede and Time, which examines intersections between theology and the medieval science of computus in early medieval Britain and Ireland. Her cross-disciplinary research collaborations with physicists in the growing area of network science demonstrate the value and utility of her interdisciplinary approach, as seen in a selection of her most recent publications: ‘Network analysis of the Viking Age in Cogadh Gaedhael re Gallaibh’, with J. Yose, R. Kenna & P. MacCarron, Royal Society Open Science 5 (2018), which attracted positive reports in the national and international media, and the inter-disciplinary essay collection Maths Meets Myths: quantitative approaches to ancient narratives, ed. R. Kenna, M. MacCarron & P. MacCarron (Springer Verlag 2017).

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    Margaret O’Neill

    University of Limerick

    margaret.oneill@ul.ie

    Project title in The Moore Institute: Women and Ageing: Private Meaning, Social Lives

    My primary research lies in twentieth century and contemporary Irish women's fiction, popular culture, and cultural theory. I am currently Project Coordinator for the Gender ARC research consortium in the University of Limerick. This year I will visit the Moore Institute NUI Galway on a Visiting Research Fellowship. I previously lectured in English in the University of Limerick. Previous roles include: Project Fellow in Digital Arts and Humanities in the An Foras Feasa research institute; Lecturer in College Writing (NU in Ireland at DBS); Seminar Leader (feminism, postmodernism & Irish studies) at Maynooth University; Writing Centre Tutor at Maynooth University. I am Co-Editor of the Irish Association of Creative Arts Therapists (IACAT) Journal. I received a PhD in English from Maynooth University, supported by the Irish Research Council. I hold a Level 9 Specialist Diploma in Teaching, Learning & Scholarship in Higher Education (First Class Honours). I am registered with the Teaching Council of Ireland.

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    Margaret Scull

    King's College London

    maggiescull@gmail.com

    Project Title in The Moore Institute: Blessed are the Peace Makers’: The Catholic Church and the Northern Irish Troubles

    Dr Maggie Scull is a Teaching Fellow in Modern British and Irish History at King's College London. Her interdisciplinary research explores the relationship religion and politics in the contemporary period. She examines the ‘soft power’ influence religious leaders still possessed in British and Irish politics after the Second World War. She is currently working on a monograph exploring the Catholic Church's response to the conflict in Northern Ireland, 1968-98. In 2016, she co-organised the ‘Rethinking the 1980/81 Hunger Strikes’ Project with Dr Alison Garden, which examined the legacy of the strikes for British and Irish politics and culture. Currently, she is co-organising the ‘Agreement 20’ project, a two-day symposium at the Irish World Heritage Centre in Manchester marking the twentieth anniversary of the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement.

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    Matthew Noone

    University of Limerick

    Matthew.Noone@ul.ie

    Project Title in The Moore Institute: ‘One should listen to sean-nos like Indian rag’: Irish music Orientalism- a performative response.

    Matthew 'mattu' Noone (THE BAHH BAND, MARTIN HAYES & DENNIS CAHILL, AnTARA, JIGGY), is an Australian-Irish ex-indie rocker and well-known performer of the 25 stringed lute called sarode. After beginning his musical career as a guitarist and drummer in Brisbane and Sydney in the mid 90's, Matthew fell in love with the sarode in a trip to India in 2003. He has studied North Indian Classical music for over a decade with Sougata Roy Chowdhury in Kolkata and more recently with UK based sarodiya, K. Sridhar. He has performed Indian music across the globe and was a founding member of successful fusion group, The Bahh Band. He has recorded with a host of contemporary Irish musicians such as Tommy Hayes (AnTara), Sean Tyrell and Ronan O 'Snodaigh and has collaborated with Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill. Matthew plays two unique hybrid sarodes which were created with funds from the Music Network. He is also an Irish Research Council scholar and completed a practice based PhD research into Irish-Indian musical sympathies in the Irish world Academy in the University of Limerick.

    This research project focusses on the supposition of Irish-Indian musical connections, most notably the idea of sean-nos singing bearing a strong resemblance to Indian classical music (Ó Ríada, 1962; Feehan, 1982; Quinn, 1987). It is an extension of my previous research in exploring Irish traditional music and Orientalist discourse through an Arts Practice and performance based methodology (Noone, 2016). This research will use the collaborative artistic practice of two musicians (Matthew Noone on the sarode and sean-nos singer Lillis O Laoire) as a case study to explore the veracity of Irish-Indian musical sympathies.

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    Monica Mulrennan

    Concordia University, Canada.

    monica.mulrennan@concordia.ca

    Project title in The Moore Institute: Uncovering the historical and cultural dimensions of seaweed harvesting in Ireland

    Monica Mulrennan is an Associate Professor in the Department of Geography, Planning and Environment at Concordia University in Montreal. She was born, raised and educated (PhD, UCD) in Ireland. Her research is centred on indigenous-led strategies of conservation/environmental stewardship that draw upon indigenous institutions of knowledge and practice, and enhance local authority over decisions affecting the lives, lands, seas and resources of indigenous communities. She has worked closely with the James Bay Crees (Eeyou Istchee), in northern Quebec for more than twenty years and is one of the lead researchers on an ambitious proposal to create the Tawich (Marine) Conservation Area in the eastern part of James Bay.

    She has maintained a research partnership since the early 1990s with indigenous Torres Strait Islanders in northern Queensland, Australia. This work has focused on the documentation and mapping of Islander knowledge, customary tenure and resource harvesting practices. Her most recent work is focused on the connections of indigenous Islander women to seaspace.
    The research she will conduct during her time with the Moore Institute represents a departure from her work with indigenous coastal communities. Monica hopes to contribute to the documentation of the history of seaweed harvesting along the Atlantic seaboard. She is particularly interested in the system of customary arrangements that evolved over the centuries for access and rights to collect seaweed.

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    Nadia Smith

    Boston College

    nadia.smith.1@bc.edu

    Project Title for The Moore Institute: Path Breaking Women of the NUI, 1908-1980.

    Nadia Smith received her PhD in modern Irish history from Boston College, where she has also taught. She is the author of A 'Manly Study'? Irish Women Historians, 1868-1949 and Dorothy Macardle: A Life, as well as articles on Irish women's history and historiography. She has a secondary interest in film history and has contributed essays to Film Notes, published by the Brattle Theatre in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Her work has been recognized by the Fulbright Commission and the Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences. As a Moore Institute Fellow, she plans to undertake preliminary research on NUI Galway's female academics, and their contributions to scholarship and public life, using the resources of the Hardiman Library, particularly the Archives and Special Collections. She contributed to the exhibition Path Breaking Women of NUI Galway, 1912-1922 and Beyond, which received support from the Moore Institute, as a keynote speaker.

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    Olivier Szerwiniack

    Université de Picardie Jules Verne

    oswk@laposte.net

    Project title in The Moore Institute: The Epistula ad Dardanum: an annotated critical edition and translation with a study of its sources, manuscript diffusion, iconography and posterity.

    I will talk about the textual problems of the short letter known as Epistula ad Dardanum de diversis generibus musicorum (Letter to Dardanus about different kinds of musical instruments) during the colloquium organised by Dr Bisagni about this text and medieval music on the 24th of May.
    The Epistula ad Dardanum de diversis generibus musicorum is a fascinating text, of probable Irish origin, which provides descriptions and allegorical interpretations of the musical instruments mentioned in the Bible. Falsely attributed to Jerome, this text has been widely diffused throughout medieval Europe in more than 70 manuscripts dating from the 9th century onwards. Several of them are accompanied by illustrations depicting the biblical instruments.
    This short letter raises many questions concerning its author, its date of composition, its sources, its influence on medieval iconography of musical instruments and its posterity. To answer all these questions, a critical edition based on all the known manuscripts is urgently needed. Over the past year, Dr Bisagni and I have begun to collaborate towards the production of such a critical edition. Thanks to a scholarship provided by the University of Picardy Jules Verne, where I am Maître de conférences (equivalent to senior lecturer) of Classical and Medieval Latin, Dr Bisagni spent the month of June 2017 in Amiens and we were able to discuss the project and plan the work ahead. As far as I am concerned, my main task consists in analysing all the copies of the text of which the Institut de recherche et d’histoire des Textes (IRHT-CNRS) in Paris has a microfilm. In particular, I am comparing these copies in order to establish the stemma codicum (the genealogical tree of these manuscripts). Moreover I am analysing the contents of the manuscripts in order to understand in which scholarly context the Letter to Dardanus was most frequently copied : biblical exegesis, allegory, or music theory. I am also trying to determine the exact relationship between the Letter to Dardanus and Rhabanus Maurus’ chapter on music, De musica et partibus eius, included in his encyplopedic work De mundo (On the World) written in 843. As there is no critical edition of De mundo, I must look at the 9th century Rhabanus manuscripts to find variant readings and possible indications of sources written in the margins of those manuscripts

    Bio:
    Senior Lecturer (Maître de conférences) of Classical and Medieval Latin at the Université de Picardie Jules Verne, Amiens. My PhD was about the study of Latin historians by Irish scholars in the Middle Ages : « Recherches sur l’étude des historiens latins par les Irlandais au Moyen Âge », 22 January 2000, Paris, École Pratique des Hautes Études, IVth section ; Mention : « Très honorable avec les félicitations du jury à l’unanimité » ; Supervisor : Pierre-Yves Lambert ; Jury : François Dolbeau (ÉPHÉ IV), Pierre Flobert (SorbonneÉPHÉ IV), François Kerlouégan (Besançon), Bernard Merdrignac (Rennes) and Pádraig Ó Riain (UCC). I also got a Diploma of Study of Old Irish in June 1992 at Trinity College Dublin (Jury : Liam Breatnach and Damian McManus).

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    Patrick Ball

    patrick@patrickball.com

    Project Title in The Moore Institute: Come Dance with Me in Ireland: A Pilgrimage to Yeats Country

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    Patrick Duggan

    University of Surrey

    p.duggan@gsa.surrey.ac.uk

    Project Title in The Moore Institute: Radical Political Performances.

    Director of the Institute of Performance and Urban Living; Senior Lecturer in Theatre and Performance.

    Education:
    PhD (Leeds), MA (QMUL), BA (Warwick)

    Research Interests:
    I am interested in why we (still) make theatre and performance: what is it for, what does it do culturally, politically, socially, aesthetically? Within this overarching frame, my research interests lie in critical approaches to contemporary performance and the relationship between performance and the wider socio-cultural and political contexts in which it is made. My work is engaged with poststructuralist and political philosophy, is interdisciplinary in nature and particularly focused on questions of spectatorship, witnessing, trauma and ethics and is concerned to explore the socio-political efficacy of theatre, performance and other cultural practices. While at the Moore Institute I will be researching non-traditional performance forms (e.g.: protests or political presentations) that relate to the history of the Troubles, alongside more recognisable forms of theatre that seek in some way to understand that history.


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    Paul Carter

    RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

    paul.carter@rmit.edu.au

    Project Title in the Moore Institute: The impact of deforestation on Irish culture: a sylva sylvarum for treeless places.

    Brought up in the UK, Paul Carter is a writer and artist who lives in Melbourne, Australia. He has previously explored the poetics of sustaining places in unsustainable times with colleagues at NUI (Galway). On this occasion he is drawing on the Tim Robinson archive, held at NUI (Galway), to gain an insight into the impact of deforestation on the Irish psyche. Deforestation is a symptom of rapid colonisation throughout the Anglophone diaspora. Besides its obvious environmental impact, it threatens the spirits of place (evidenced in myth, song, toponymy and medicinal practice) said to reside in woods, trees and plants more generally. What is the cultural impact of this legacy of loss, and what role have artists and writers in addressing its implications for reafforestation (whatever form that may take)? Paul hopes that the study commenced here will be the basis of a network of methodologically convergent projects that examine these issues across Europe.

    Among his publications are: The Road to Botany Bay (1987), The Lie of the Land (1996), Material Thinking (2004), Dark Writing (2008) Meeting Place (2013) and Places Made After Their Stories (2015). He has two forthcoming publications: Decolonising Governance: Archipelagic thinking (Routledge) and Amplifications: poetic migration, auditory memory Bloomsbury). As a public artist, he delivers work through his design studio, Material Thinking, co-convened with his architect son; their most recent work is ‘Passenger,’ a seven-part memorial to a Nyungar resistance fighter distributed through the fabric of Perth’s new civic centre, Yagan Square. Paul is Professor of Design (Urbanism), RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia.

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    Peter Glazer

    University of California, Berkeley.

    prg@berkeley.edu

    Peter Glazer is a playwright, director, writer and scholar. Come Dance With Me in Ireland - A Pilgrimage To Yeats Country, developed in residence at the Moore Institute in 2016, is his second collaboration with Celtic harpist Patrick Ball. Glazer created the award-winning musical Woody Guthrie’s American Song, which has seen over 100 productions in the US since its premiere in 1988. Other theater pieces Glazer has written or co-written include Foe, adapted from Nobel Prize winner J. M. Coetzee’s novel, Michael, Margaret, Pat and Kate with singer-songwriter Michael Smith, O’Carolan’s Farewell to Music with Patrick Ball, and Heart of Spain – A Musical of the Spanish Civil War, with composer Eric Bain Peltoniemi. With storyteller Joel ben Izzy, he is developing a musical based on ben Izzy’s book The Beggar King and the Secret of Happiness, and is presently adapting Karen Shepard’s novel The Celestials for the stage. His book Radical Nostalgia: Spanish Civil War Commemoration in America, was published in 2008. Glazer is an Associate Professor in the Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.

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    Ruud Van Den Beuken

    Radboud University Nijmegen (The Netherlands)

    r.vandenbeuken@let.ru.nl

    The Project Title in The Moore Institute: Identity formation at the Dublin Gate Theatre.

    Ruud van den Beuken is a lecturer in the Department of English Language & Culture at Radboud University Nijmegen (The Netherlands). He has been awarded the Irish Society for Theatre Research's (ISTR) New Scholars’ Prize (2015) for his research on postcolonial mythological plays, and in April 2017, he received his PhD (cum laude) for his thesis on cultural memory and national identity formation at the Dublin Gate Theatre. He is the Assistant Director of the NWO-funded Gate Theatre Research Network and the recipient of the 2017 Education Award for best junior lecturer in the Faculty of Arts at Radboud University.
    As a visiting research fellow at the Moore Institute, Van den Beuken will utilize the unique new resources that are offered by its ongoing project to digitize the Gate Theatre’s archives. His aims in studying these materials is twofold: on the one hand, he will finalise the manuscript of his book on the Gate Theatre’s role in Irish cultural identity formation by incorporating many previously inaccessible archival resources. On the other, he will chart and study these materials to pave the way for the expert meetings, the conference and the exhibition that will be organised in 2018, 2019 and 2020 by the recently established Gate Theatre Research Network, which will study the Gate’s engagement with issues of cosmopolitanism, cultural exchange and identity formation in a broader European context.

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    Sara Crangle

    University of Sussex

    skcrangle@gmail.com

    Project Title for The Moore Institute: “Mina Loy’s Feminist Rejuvenation of Satire”.

    My research interests include: vanguardism (political and aesthetic); the quotidian (viscerality, taste, abjection, affectivity); and, increasingly, satire.

    My book, Prosaic Desires: Modernist Knowledge, Boredom, Laughter and Anticipation, addresses the intersections between high modernist writers--James Joyce, Gertrude Stein, Virginia Woolf, Samuel Beckett--and philosophical thought. In this regard, I have written on everyday emotions, the relationship between subjectivity and otherness, and about the recasting or reconsideration of human desire so that it is not confined to the much-discussed spheres of sexuality or power. The book explores banal longings such as the desire to laugh, or risibility, and boredom--the desire for any desire at all. Philosophers I've written about in relation to these affective states include Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, Bataille, Merleau-Ponty, Heidegger, and Levinas.

    In 2010, I brought the archive of the poet, visual artist, and activist Anna Mendelssohn (1948-2009) to Sussex Special Collections. Also known as Grace Lake, Mendelssohn was devoted to an international vanguard tradition, one artistic and political in scope; radicalism, feminism, and Mendelssohn's Jewish heritage are key concerns of her work. I am currently editing Mendelssohn's poetry and prose for publication.
    In 2010 I published an edited volume of Mina Loy's previously unpublished fiction and essays, and I am currently completing a monograph about her satire, which is forthcoming with Edinburgh University Press. The book is entitled Mina Loy: Anatomy of a Sentient Satirist, and considers Loy's satire as one engaged in a pursuit of intimacy, one inextricable from violence and aggression. My proposal for the Moore Institute was centred on a reworking of a chapter from this volume.

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    Sean Borodale

    Bath Spa University & Trinity College Cambridge

    sb2001@cam.ac.uk

    Project Title in The Moore Institute: Lyrigraphs: theatre of writing; theatre of reading.

    Sean Borodale is one of 2014's Next Generation Poets. He is currently Resident Artist&Writer at Bluecoat, Liverpool, and was Creative Fellow at Trinity College Cambridge from 2013-15. His second collection, Human Work (a poet's cookbook) was published by Jonathan Cape in February 2015.

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    Shonagh Hill

    University College Dublin

    shonagh.hill@ucd.ie

    Project title in The Moore Institute: Embodied Mythmaking: A Genealogy of Women in Irish Theatre

    Dr. Shonagh Hill has recently completed an Irish Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship at University College Dublin.

    She is preparing the manuscript for her first monograph titled, Embodied Mythmaking: A Genealogy of Women in Irish Theatre. The primary purpose of her visit to the Moore Institute is to undertake research in the Abbey Theatre Archives at NUIG. Shonagh has published articles on women and performance/ Irish theatre in peer reviewed journals and edited collections. Her most recent publication, ‘Feeling Out of Place: The “affective dissonance” of the feminist spectator in The Boys of Foley Street’, was published in the edited collection Performance, Feminism and Affect in Neoliberal Times (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017). Shonagh is engaged in national and international scholarly communities as a member of the Irish Society for Theatre Research and is a member of the Feminist Research Working Group of the International Federation for Theatre Research.

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    Sinéad Moynihan

    University of Exeter

    S.Moynihan@exeter.ac.uk

    Project Title for The Moore Institute: “The No-Place in Us All”: The Seaside Resort in the Irish Literary Imagination, 1960 to present.

    Sinéad Moynihan is a Senior Lecturer in Twentieth-Century Literature at the University of Exeter. Her research and teaching interests cluster around Irish, American and Transatlantic Literature and Culture, particularly in relation to questions of race, migration, displacement and diaspora. She has recently completed a book manuscript - Ireland, Migration and Return Migration: The “Returned Yank” in the Cultural Imagination, 1952 to present - which is forthcoming with Liverpool University Press. Her previous major publication, the outcome of a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship, was "Other People's Diasporas": Negotiating Race in Contemporary Irish and Irish-American Culture (Syracuse, NY: Syracuse UP, 2013).

    At the Moore Institute, Moynihan will work on a new project that identifies the seaside resort as an important space in Irish literature of the past fifty years. Specifically, it argues that just as British and Irish seaside resorts were undergoing profound transformation – what John K. Walton refers to as “the traumatic changes of the 1970s and 1980s” – the seaside resort emerges in Irish literature as the backdrop for various kinds of personal and social rupture, ranging from adolescence, mental breakdown, marital break-up, spousal death and suicide to the social transformations we associate with modernity: emigration, internal migration, suburbanisation and secularisation

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    Siobhán O’Gorman

    University of Lincoln

    sogorman@lincoln.ac.uk


    Moore Institute Project Title: Theatre, Performance and Design: Scenographies in a Modernizing Ireland

    Siobhán O'Gorman is currently completing her monograph, Theatre, Performance and Design: Scenographies in a Modernizing Ireland, which is forthcoming with Palgrave Macmillan. The book will contribute to international scholarship in two broad ways. Firstly, it proposes recently expanded understandings of scenography as frameworks for uncovering more holistic theatre and performance histories, tracing further-reaching genealogies of contemporary practice. Secondly, it will offer the first major study of scenography in relation to Irish theatre, a field in which literary critiques have, until recently, dominated historiography. Siobhán began researching this project at Trinity College Dublin as a recipient of the Irish Research Council’s Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowship from 2013 to 2015. While working at the Moore Institute, she will draw on the James Hardiman Library’s extensive archival collections on Irish theatre to further her historiographical work on Irish performance design.

    Siobhán is currently a Senior Lecturer and MA Theatre Programme Leader at the School of Fine & Performing Arts, University of Lincoln. She co-edited with Charlotte McIvor the first book to focus specifically on devised performance within Irish contexts, Devised Performance in Irish Theatre: Histories and Contemporary Practice (2015). Her work also has appeared in several edited collections and such journals as Scene, Irish Studies Review and the Journal of Adaptation in Film and Performance. She is on the editorial board of Studies in Costume & Performance and recently became co-editor of the journal Performance Ireland (formerly Irish Theatre International). Siobhán has organised several conferences and theatre-focused initiatives, as well as presenting her own research at over 30 national and international events. She is on the executive committee of the Irish Society for Theatre Research and was part of the production team for the Irish exhibition at the Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space in 2015.

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    Susan Jones

    University of Oxford

    susan.jones@ell.ox.ac.uk

    Susan Jones is Professor of English Literature at the University of Oxford and Fellow of St Hilda’s College. She has published widely on Joseph Conrad, nineteenth- and twentieth-century women’s writing, the periodical press, and modernism. Formerly a soloist with the Scottish Ballet, Glasgow, she also writes on the history and aesthetics of dance. She is founder and director of Dance Scholarship Oxford (http://www.torch.ox.ac.uk/dansox) and author of Literature, Modernism, and Dance (Oxford University Press, 2013). She was awarded a Leverhulme Fellowship 2017-18 to work on Samuel Beckett and choreography.

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    Tanguy Philippe

    University of Western Brittany (Brest, France)

    Tanguy.philippe@univ-brest.fr

    Project Title for The Moore Institute: A contribution on how to ‘read’ sport and the sport culture

    I am a senior lecturer in sport studies and anthropology at the Faculty of Sport and Education in Brest. My research focuses on the acculturation of sports and on cultural dynamics. During my master, I researched on the wrestling culture in Brittany and Ireland, in relation with the Celtic revival periods. In my PhD dissertation, I have raised the issue of the acculturation of sport by exploring the cultural history of the wrestling styles along the Silk Roads (researches in Mongolia, Uzbekistan, Turkey, Armenia) and in the context of migration between the Northwest Europe and North America (researches in Brittany, Scotland, Ireland, England, Canada and the USA). I aim to develop an interdisciplinary and comparative/cross-cultural approach on the construction of body and sporting cultures. During my research at the Moore, I will research about the social representations on sports and games how they express meanings and how they are ‘read’.

    Recent publications :
    Philippe, T. (2017). Wrestling in 19th to early 20th century Ireland and the ethnic stereotype of the Irish fighter in the USA. In Travel in France and Ireland : Tourism, Sport and Culture. Collection Studies in Franco-Irish Relations, Oxford : Peter Lang.
    Philippe, T. (2017). From Prize fighting to Pride fighting. In Rencontres Bretagne – Ecosse. Brest : Editions du CRBC.

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    Ailbhe McDaid

    Independent Scholar

    ailbhemcdaid@gmail.com

    Neither here nor there, and therefore home: The Politics of Migration in Contemporary Irish Poetry

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    Alinne Balduino Pires Fernandez

    Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil

    alinne.fernandes@ufsc.br

    Making Room for Women's Theatre on the Brazilian Stage: Case Studies involving Irish and Northern Irish Female Playwrights

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    Amy Prendergast

    Trinity College Dublin

    amprende@tcd.ie

    Selected and Revised by Mrs Griffith: Elizabeth Griffith, translation, transmission and cultural transfer

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    Anders Ingram

    Independent Scholar

    drandersingram@gmail.com

    Texts, Transmission and Cultural Exchange (TTCE)

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    Anna Pilz

    University College Cork

    anna.pilz@ucc.ie

    Lady Gregory's Drama: The Playwright and Her Audiences.

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    Audrey Robitaillié

    Queens University Belfast

    arobitaillie01@qub.ac.uk

    Cé Leis í? Fairy abductions in Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill's Poetry

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    Beatriz Kopschitz Xavier Bastos

    Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil

    castelmar@uol.com.br

    The Theatre of Tom Murphy: Translation and Intercultural Practice in Brazil

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    Bernhard Bauer

    NUI Maynooth

    bernhard.bauer@nuim.ie

    The Multilinguistic Early Medieval Celtic Glossing Tradition on Bede and Priscian

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    Brian Dolber

    California State University, San Marcos

    bdolber2@gmail.com

    Sustaining the Unsustainable: The Creative Industries and Newoliberalism in Post- 2008 Ireland

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    Brian Stone

    California State Polytechnic Institute, Pomona

    brianjstone81@gmail.com

    Saints, Scholars and Druids: The Art of Rhetoric in Early Medieval Ireland

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    Cahal McLaughlin

    Queens University Belfast

    c.mclaughlin@qub.ac.uk

    Documentary Film and the Archive

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    Catherine Manathunga

    Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia

    catherine.manathunga@vu.edu.au

    Transnational encounters among universities in Ireland, Australia and Aotearoa/New Zealand: 1850's to 1900's.

  •  

    Cathy Fitzgerald

    Independent Scholar

    cathyart@gmail.com

    Ecosophic Catrographies: Beyond Landscape Towards Life-Sustaining Transveralism

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    Christopher Maginn

    Fordham University, New York

    cmaginn@fordham.edu

    Years of no forward policy: Ireland and the Mid-Tudor polity, 1571 - 1575.

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    Claire Jowitt

    University of East Anglia

    c.jowitt@uea.ac.uk

    Critical Edition of Richard Hakluyt, The Principal Navigations, 1598 - 1600

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    Daniel Sokatch

    CEO, New Israel Fund

    daniel@nif.org

    Human Rights in Israel-Palestine: Insights from Other Struggles

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    Emer O’Toole

    Concordia University, Canada

    emer.otoole@concordia.ca

    The Lady Vanishes: A sholarly experiment on writing out and writing in

  •  

    Federico Luisetti

    University of North Carolina

    luisetti@email.unc.edu

    Writing in the Anthropocene: Pier Paolo Pasolini's Petrolio

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    Fergus Campbell

    Newcastle University

    fergus.campbell@newcastle.ac.uk

    Academic and Creative Approaches to the History of the Easter Rising in Galway

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    Gerald Power

    Metropolitan University, Prague

    gerald.power@mup.cz

    The 'New English' in Tudor Ireland

  •  

    Gerry Kearns

    NUI Maynooth

    gerry.kearns@nuim.ie

    The Geographical Turn

  •  

    Helga Woggon

    Independent Scholar

    helgawoggon@hotmail.com

    Winifred Carney - Life, Letters and Memoirs

  •  

    Hywel Meilyr Griffiths

    Aberystwyth University, Wales

    hmg@aber.ac.uk

    Writing historical flooding and drought in Ireland

  •  

    Jackie Ui Chionna

    Independent Scholar

    juichionna@gmail.com

    The Life of Emily Anderson, OBE,(1891 - 1962): Preparation of a Book Proposal for a Biography of Emily Anderson, Professor of German at UCG, renowned Mozart and Beethoven Scholar and British Secret Service Operative

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    James Livesey

    University of Dundee

    j.livesey@dundee.ac.uk

    The Edge of the World: Irish Intellectual History 1500 - 2000

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    Joseph Twist

    NUI Galway

    joseph.twist@nuigalway.ie

    Islam and the Enlightenment Today: Post-Secularism and Post-Atheism in Contemporary German Culture

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    Kate Houlden

    Anglia Ruskin University

    kate.houlden@anglia.ac.uk

    Gender, Sexuality and World-Literature

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    Kong Fatt Wong Lin

    Ulster University

    k.wong-lin@ulster.ac.uk

    Neural Plausibility of Decision Making Models

  •  

    Kylie Thomas

    University of the Free State, South Africa

    kyliethomas.south@gmail.com

    Photography, Resistance and Transnational History

  •  

    Laura Lovejoy

    University College Dublin

    laura.lovejoy@ucd.ie

    States of Decline: Irish Modernism, Degeneration and the Body

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    Marion Krauthaker

    University of Leicester

    mk467@le.ac.uk

    Diversity in the Modern Languages Curriculum

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    Maureen O’Connor

    University College Cork

    maureen.oconnor@ucc.ie

    The Fauna in Tim Robinson's West

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    Michael Rubenstein

    Stonybrook University, New York

    michael.rubensstein@stonybrook.edu

    Life Support: Fictions of Energy and Environment

  •  

    Norma Clarke

    Kingston University, London

    n.clarke@kingston.ac.uk

    Oliver Goldsmith and Ireland

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    Peadar Ó Muircheartaigh

    Aberystwyth University, Wales

    peo5@aber.ac.uk

    Agallamh na Scoláirí (The Discourse of the Scholars): Charles O'Connor, James McLagan and negotiating the Gaelic past in an eighteenth century present

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    Richard Butler

    University of Leicester

    rjb86@le.ac.uk

    Religion and town planning in Galway, 1930 - 1965

  •  

    Roderick Coover

    Temple University, USA

    roderickcoover@gmail.com

    Mass Extinction and Human Relations: a Cycle of Combinatory Films

  •  

    Rosemary Power

    Independent Scholar

    rosemarypower@live.co.uk

    Brjansbardagi - The Battle of Clontarf in Old Norse sources - Independent tradition or textual transmission

  •  

    Ruth Canning

    Independent Scholar

    racnnng@gmail.com

    Personal and Corporate Petitions During Ireland's Nine Years' War, 1594 - 1603

  •  

    Sasha Handley

    University of Manchester

    sasha.handley@manchester.ac.uk

    Displaced Sleepers in the Early Modern British Isles

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    Scott Rettberg

    University of Bergen, Norway

    scott.rettberg@uib.no

    Mass Extinction and Human Relations: a Cycle of Combinatory Films

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    Silivia Loeffler

    NCAD Dublin

    silviamarialoeffler@gmail.com

    Maritime Crossroads: Rootedness and Displacement in the Irish Diaspora

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    Treasa de Loughry

    University College Dublin

    treasa.deloughry@gmail.com

    Fuelling Global Post-Fordism: Gender and the Avant Garde in Rachel Kushner's Telex from Cuba and the Flamethrowers

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    Trisia Farrelly

    Massey University, New Zealand

    t.farrelly@massey.ac.nz

    The Political Ecologies of Plastic Waste

  •  

    Veronica Johnson

    Independent Scholar

    veronicajohnson@eircom.net

    The Film Company of Ireland and Dublin Cinemas

  •  

    Vicky Angelaki

    University of Reading

    v.angelaki@reading.ac.uk

    Internationalizing the Abbey Theatre: Gazing outwards, Looking In.

  •  

    William Taylor

    University of Western Australia

    bill.taylor@uwa.edu.au

    Building Austerities: Irish antiquarian and non-conformist (Quaker) sources of ascetic restraint in architecture

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    Alain Dubreucq

    University Jean Moulin/Lyon3 (France),

    adubreucq@free.fr

    Sancti Columbani opera omnia. Towards a new edition of St Colombanus’s works

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    Angela Byrne

    University of Greenwich, London

    a.byrne@gre.ac.uk

    Environment and Science in Ireland’s Boglands in the 18th and 19th Centuries

  •  

    Bernard Adams

    Freelance biographer and playwright

    bernard.adams@virgin.net

    Writing A Certain Temerity, a biography of Mary O'Malley, founder of the Lyric Players Theatre in Belfast

  •  

    Breandán Mac Suibhne

    Centenary College, Hackettstown, NJ 07840, USA

    bmacsuib@gmail.com

    At The Famine Pot: A Whispered History Of Ireland’s Great Hunger

  •  

    Christine Cusick

    Seton Hill University

    cusick@setonhill.edu

    'The Tideline between Place and Story': Reimagining Ecological Boundaries in Ireland

  •  

    Christopher Warren

    Carnegie Mellon University

    cnwarren@cmu.edu

    Distant Reading the ODNB

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    Clíona Ó Gallchoir

    University College Cork

    c.gallchoir@ucc.ie

    “Eighteenth-Century Irish Women’s Writing”

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    Colin Reid

    Northumbria University

    colin.w.reid@northumbria.ac.uk

    The Irish Political Imagination: Political Thought and Ireland Under the Union, 1800-1922

  •  

    Dalene Swanson

    University of Stirling, Scotland

    dalene.swanson@stir.ac.uk

    Global Citizenship discourses and the ethics of Internationalisation in Higher Education: a comparative study of Ireland and Scotland

  •  

    David O’Shaughnessy

    Trinity College Dublin

    doshaug@tcd.ie

    Staging Enlightenment: Irish Playwrights in London, 1750-1800

  •  

    Dominique Barbet Massin

    Curator of libraries, in charge of medieval manuscripts and digitalization

    dbarbetmassin@free.fr

    The Insular gospels in their liturgical context.

  •  

    Eileen Gillooly

    Columbia University

    eg48@columbia.edu

    “Establishing a pilot program of scholarly exchange between the Moore Institute at NUI and the Heyman Center for the Humanities at Columbia University”

  •  

    Elaine Sisson

    Institute or Art, Desigh and Technology, Dun Laoghaire

    elaine.sisson@iadt.ie

    Culture, Experiment and the Irish Free State: Scenograpny, Modernity and Desigh 1922-1937

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    Ellen Scheible

    Bridgewater State University

    ellen.scheible@bridgew.edu

    “Body Politics: Homemaking and Nation-making in Modern and Contemporary Irish Fiction”

  •  

    Francis Devine

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    Frank Cinato

    French National Centre for Sceintific Research

    cinato.franck@orange.fr

    Irish glossators of the Priscian manuscript St Gall MS 904

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    Gabor Gelleri

    Aberystwyth University

    gag9@aber.ac.uk

    ‘Education by Travel in 18th-19th-century France, in a European context’

  •  

    Gregory Madden

    Utah State University, USA

    greg.madden@usu.edu

    Impulsivity and Short Termism

  •  

    Guy Cuthbertson

    Liverpool Hope University

    CuthbeG@hope.ac.uk

    Edward Thomas and Ireland

  •  

    Heather Ladd

    University of Lethbridge

    heather.ladd@uleth.ca

    Diary of a Man of Leisure: A Digital Scholarly Edition

  •  

    Ian Rae

    King’s University College at Western University, London, Ontario, Canada.

    irae@uwo.ca

    “Modernism and the Irish Roots of Canada’s Most Famous Stage.”

  •  

    Indalecio Lozano

    University of Granada

    ilozano@ugr.es

    Papaver somniferum and opium in Arabic medicine (7th to 17th centuries)

  •  

    Jennifer Hillman

    University of Chester

    j.hillman@chester.ac.uk

    From Anxiety to Ecstasy: Female Spiritual Writings and the Religious Emotions in Seventeenth-Century France

  •  

    John Halsted

    University of New Hampshire, Durham, USA

    johnh@christa.unh.edu

    Toward an Integrated, Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Social Capital Policy

  •  

    Justin Carville

    Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Dun Laoghaire,

    justin.carville@iadt.ie

    The Ungovernable Eye: Photography, Ethnography and Race in Ireland

  •  

    Laurent Jaffro

    Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne

    jaffro@univ-paris1.fr

    ‘Jonathan Swift, Weak Agents, and Economics as Second-Best Ethics’

  •  

    Louise Lowe

    The Abbey Theatre/ANU Productions The LIR (TCD)

    louiselowe3@gmail.com

    THE MECHANICS (engaging the Abbey Theatre Archive)

  •  

    Lucy Shipley

    Independent Scholar (ex University of Southampton)

    lshipley805@gmail.com

    From Italy to the Atlantic: contextualising Irish and British collections of Etruscan ceramics.

  •  

    Maria Beville

    Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick

    maria.beville@mic.ul.ie

    New Materialism and Contemporary Irish Fictions

  •  

    Maria McGarrity

    Long Island University, One University Plaza, Brooklyn, New York

    maria.mcgarrity@liu.edu

    Irish Literature and the Modern Nation: Encountering the Primitive Sublime Across the Atlantic

  •  

    Maurice Fitzpatrick

    University of Cologne

    fitzpatm@uni-koeln.de

    “John Hume in America”

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    Outi Paloposki

    University of Turku, School of Languages and Translation Studies, Department of English

    outi.paloposki@utu.fi

    Translation and nationalism: a comparative study of Ireland and Finland

  •  

    Padraic Kenney

    Indiana University

    pjkenney@indiana.edu

    “Approaches to Global Research in the Humanities”

  •  

    Padraic Killeen

    Trinity College Dublin

    killeep@tcd.ie

    Shades of ‘The Dead’: A Comparative Analysis of John Huston’s 1987 film adaptation of James Joyce’s ‘The Dead’ and the Abbey Theatre’s 2012 stage adaptation

  •  

    Patrick Ball

    Professional Harpist and Storyteller

    patrick@patrickball.com

    Music of a Lost Kingdom: William Butler Yeats, the Celtic Revival and the Cláirseach

  •  

    Paula McFetridge

    Artistic Director Kabosh Theatre Company, Belfast

    paula@kabosh.net

    A theatrical dramatization to mark the 50th anniversary of the NI Civil Rights Movement

  •  

    Peter Buckingham

    Linfield College, McMinnville, OR, USA

    pbucking@linfield.edu

    “‘The Finest of All the Young Republicans’: Liam Mellows and the Galway Years, 1914-1916”

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    Peter Glazer

    University of California, Berkeley

    prg@berkeley.edu

    Music of a Lost Kingdom: William Butler Yeats, the Celtic Revival and the Cláirseach

  •  

    Rosie Lavan

    University of Oxford

    rosamund.lavan@ell.ox.ac.uk

    Representing Derry, 1968 – 2013

  •  

    Salvatore Scifo

    Department of Public Relations and Publicity (English), Faculty of Communication, Maltepe University (Istanbul, Turkey)

    salvatorescifo@maltepe.edu.tr

    Community Radio and the Irish connection: tracing the development of a concept in the United Kingdom

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    Sandra Janssen

    University of Oldenburg

    sandra.janssen@uni-oldenburg.de

    The totalitarian subject: On the figure of ‘selflessness’ in psychology, political theory and literature of the 1930s and 1940s

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    William Desmond

    Institute of Philosophy, KU Leuven, Belgium

    William.Desmond@hiw.kuleuven.be

    Poetry and Prayer: Reading Seán Ó Ríordáin’s “Cad is filíocht ann?/ What is poetry?”

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    Adrian Guelke

    QUB -emeritus

    a.guelke@qub.ac.uk

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    Alexis Tadie

    Paris-Sorbonne

    alexis.tadie@xn--parissorbonne-fm6g.fr

    Religious, Spiritual, and Psychological Aspects in Premodern Literature: The Meeting of Irish and Continental Medieval Studies

  •  

    Allison Macleod

    Glasgow

    macleod.allison@gmail.com

    The culture of argument in Early Modern Europe

  •  

    Bernard Adams

    Freelance Biographer & Playwright

    bernard.adams@virgin.net

    Failed Masculinities and Queer Possibilities in the Films of John Huston

  •  

    Brad Pasanek

    Virgina

    bmp7e@virginia.edu

    Inane and Mechanical Phraseology: Bigrams, Bots, and Poetic Diction

  •  

    Brian Fykenberg

    Department of Celtic Languages and Literatures, Harvard University

    frykenberg@comcast.net

    A biography of Mary O'Malley, founder of the Lyric Players Theatre

  •  

    Bríd McGrath

    Independent scholar

    brid.mcgrath@gmail.com

    The Composition of Galway City Council, 1603-1649

  •  

    Carrie Griffin

    Bristol - independent scholar

    carriegrif@gmail.com

    Ink Recipes and Domestic Culture: Women and Textual Production in Ireland and Britain, 1500–1700

  •  

    Charles Barr

    East Anglia, UK; St. Mary's Twickenham

    c.barr@uea.ac.uk

    Hollywood (and British) Film Makers in Ireland.

  •  

    Claudia Kinmonth

    Freelance Historian

    ckkinmonth@gmail.com

    Irish Country Furniture 1700-1950

  •  

    Cóilín Parsons

    Georgetown University, Washington, DC

    coilin.parsons@georgetown.edu

    Telescopic Modernism: The Novel and Global Scale

  •  

    Derek Gladwin

    University of Alberta

    mail@darnthorn.com

    Spatial Justice in Irish Literary and Visual Cultures

  •  

    Dianne Hall

    Victoria University, Melbourne

    Dianne.hall@vu.edu.au

    Gender, Violence and Families in Early Modern Ireland

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    Elizabeth Patton

    Johns Hopkins University, USA

    epatton@jhu.edu

    A methodological case study of the recovery of a female voice absorbed into a male-authored historical tradition: Dorothy Arundell and her Life of Father John Cornelius

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    Ellen McWilliams

    Exeter

    e.m.mcwilliams@exeter.ac.uk

    Transatlantic Affinities: Readings of Irishness in North American Women’s Writing

  •  

    George Ferzoco

    Bristol

    g.ferzoco@bristol.ac.uk

    The Figure of Pope Celestine V in the Performing Arts (Song, Theatre and Moving Image)

  •  

    Helen O’Shea

    University of Melbourne, Australia

    helen.oshea@unimelb.edu.au

    Listening to East Clare Music

  •  

    Ian McBride

    Kings College London

    ian.mcbride@kcl.ac.uk

    The Truth about the Troubles: Dealing with the Past in Northern Ireland

  •  

    Iwan Michelangelo D’Aprile

    University of Potsdam

    daprile@uni-potsdam.de

    Encyclopedic Narratives and Economic Knowledge Around 1800

  •  

    Jack Fennel

    University of Limerick

    jack.fennell@ul.ie

    History, Horror and the Irish Imagination.

  •  

    Jessica Cooke

    life member; Clare Hall, Cambridge

    cooke_jessica@hotmail.com

    Oral Tradition as a Source for the Monastic Past: Ecclesiastical History and Béaloideas of Annaghdown, County Galway

  •  

    Joan Allen

    Newcastle University

    joan.allen@newcastle.ac.uk

    Working-class political and religious networks: the role of the Irish Catholic press in Britain, 1884-1890

  •  

    Jodi Schneider

    INRIA Méditerranée, Centre de Recherche, Sophia Antipolis, FRANCE

    jschneider@pobox.com

    Crowd annotation

  •  

    John Gibney

    Editor, 'Decade of Centenaries': http://www.decadeofcentenaries.com

    gibneyjf@gmail.com

    'A short history of Ireland, 1500-2000'

  •  

    Lorenzo Bosi

    European University Institute, Firenze, Italy

    lorenzo.bosi@eui.eu

    Contentious Politics in Northern Ireland During the Troubles

  •  

    Maria McGarrity

    Longisland, NY

    maria.mcgarrity@gmail.com

    Irish Literature and the Modern Nation: Encountering the Primitive Sublime

  •  

    Martin McCleery

    Visiting Postdoc Fellow at QUB - ended Sept 2014

    mmccleery02@qub.ac.uk

    Randall Collins’s Forward Panic Pathway to Violence and the 1972 Bloody Sunday Killings in Northern Ireland

  •  

    Michael Neiberg

    United States Army War College

    neiberg102@gmail.com

    War and Peace in the Wider Irish-American World, 1861-1922

  •  

    Padhraig Higgins

    Mercer County College, Trenton, New Jersey

    Higginsp@mccc.edu

    Poverty and Social Policy in Eighteenth Century Ireland

  •  

    Paul Fagan

    University of Vienna

    paul.fagan@univie.ac.at

    Positions of (Dis)Trust: James Clarence Mangan, the Irish Comic Tradition, & the Literary Hoax

  •  

    Per Landgren

    Senior Visiting Research Associate at the Faculty of History, Oxford University 2010-

    per.landgren@history.ox.ac.uk

    Intellectual Networking during Sweden’s Age of Greatness: Johannes Schefferus and His International Correspondence

  •  

    Peter Webster

    British Library

    peterwebster6@gmail.com

    Understanding the shape of the Irish web: a pilot project in the web archive

  •  

    Peter Killeen

    Arizona State University

    Killeen@asu.edu

    Decision-Making in Action

  •  

    Raymond Mullen

    Queen’s University Belfast

    r.mullen@qub.ac.uk

    John McGahern and Marcel Proust: Times Past, Times Regained

  •  

    Rhys Dafydd Jones

    Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol & Aberystwyth University

    rhj@aber.ac.uk

    Post-secular communities? Religion, belonging, and community in rural Connacht

  •  

    Robert Baines

    University of Evansville, Indiana

    rb211@evansville.edu

    The Philosophy of Finnegans Wake

  •  

    Shelley Troupe

    Maynooth University

    shelley.troupe@nuim.ie

    Druid and Murphy: Archaeology of a Relationship

  •  

    Tim Collins

    Independent Scholar

    timncollins@gmail.com

    Mapping Sliabh Aughty’s Songscape: 1850 – 2015

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    Timothy Madigan

    St. John Fisher College

    tmadigan@sjfc.edu

    Thomas Duddy and Irish Thought

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    Westley Follett

    University of Southern Mississippi

    westley.follett@usm.edu

    Early Medieval Céli Dé texts and their manuscript witnesses

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    Adam Kaul

    Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, USA

    adamkaul@augustana.edu

    Project Title: Busking on the Streets of Galway: Money, Meaning, and Mobility.

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    Breandán MacSuibhne

    Centenary College, New Jersey, United States

    bmacsuib@gmail.com

    The End of Outrage: The Politics of Post-Famine Adjustment

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    Brendan O’Leary

    Lauder Professor of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania, USA

    boleary@sas.upenn.edu

    Research for a monograph provisionally entitled Understanding Northern Ireland: Colonialism, Control and Consociation.

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    Brett Hirsch

    The University of Western Australia, De Montfort University

    brett.hirsch@uwa.edu.au

    ‘Our Author he hath found’: Early Modern Drama and the Mysteries of Authorship Attribution

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    Bridget Martin

    University College Dublin

    bridget.martin@ucd.ie

    The depiction of the psychai of the dead on fifth-century B.C. Greek funerary vases and what it can contribute to our understanding of common, contemporary belief concerning the dead.

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    Carl Wennerlind

    Department of History, Barnard College, Columbia University

    cw503@columbia.edu

    Atlantis Restored: Mysticism and Political Economy during Sweden’s Age of Greatness.

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    Chris Maginn

    Associate Professor of History, Fordham University, New York

    cmaginn@fordham.edu

    The Tudor Discovery of Ireland

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    Efram Sera-Shriar

    Modern History, Dept of Humanities, Leeds Trinity University.

    esshriar@yorku.ca

    Tales from the Voyage of the Adventure and Beagle: Ethnography and Observational Study in Early Nineteenth-Century British Travel Literature

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    Eleonora Destefanis

    Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici, Università del Piemonte Orientale “Amedeo Avogadro”, Vercelli-Italy

    el.destefanis@gmail.com

    “Early Medieval Ecclesiastical Sculpture: Ireland and Continental Europe”

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    Ferdía Stone-Davis

    Georg–August–Universität Göttingen, Germany

    ferdia.stone-davis@phil.uni-goettingen.de

    Call and response: the musical configuration of desire

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    Frank Shovlin

    Institute of Irish Studies, University of Liverpool

    fshovlin@liverpool.ac.uk

    ‘Touchstones: John McGahern’s Classical Style’

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    Gerald Power

    Metropolitan University Prague

    geraldpower9@gmail.com

    The New English in Tudor Ireland

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    Giles Bergel

    Faculty of English Language and Literature, University of Oxford

    giles.bergel@ell.ox.ac.uk

    Ballads in collections, ballads in traditions: ballad scholarship and the digital turn in textual studies

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    Hélène Lecossois

    Senior Lecturer in English, Université du Maine, Le Mans, France

    helene.lecossois@univ-lemans.fr

    J. M. Synge and Post-Famine Ireland

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    Iain Biggs

    Visiting Research Fellow, University of the West of England, Bristol

    iainbiggs@tantraweb.co.uk

    Developing an artful ‘mycelial’ thinking in relation to rural environments

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    James Moran

    Associate Professor and Head of Drama, University of Nottingham, UK

    james.moran@nottingham.ac.uk

    D.H. Lawrence and Irish Drama

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    Kathleen Costello-Sullivan

    Associate Professor of Modern Irish Literature, Le Moyne College, Syracuse, NY

    sullivkp@lemoyne.edu

    “John McGahern and the Literature of Recovery”, Introduction chapter to book project, Narrative, Memory, and Trauma in the 21st-Century Irish Novel

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    Kevin James

    Department of History, University of Guelph, Canada

    kjames@uoguelph.ca

    ‘The Irish Hotel: A Social and Cultural History, 1840-1922’

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    Lisbeth Buchelt

    Associate Professor, Medieval British and Irish Studies, Department of English, University of Nebraska—Omaha

    lbuchelt@unomaha.edu

    Speech and Silence in Early Irish Literature

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    Mary Mullen

    English Department, Texas Tech University

    mary.mullen@ttu.edu

    Anachronistic Forms: The Nineteenth-Century Novel’s Misplaced Modernity

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    Mayesha Alam

    Institute for Women, Peace and Security, Georgetown University (USA)

    ma744@georgetown.edu

    The Northern Ireland Constitutional Convention revisited

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    Paul Arthur

    Honorary Professor in Peace Studies at the University of Ulster

    pj.arthur@ulster.ac.uk

    The Northern Ireland Constitutional Convention revisited

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    Roger MacGinty

    Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies, Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute, and Department of Politics, The University of Manchester

    roger.macginty@manchester.ac.uk

    Everyday Peace: Conflict calming and avoiding techniques used in deeply divided societies

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    Roger Savage

    Department of Ethnomusicology, The Herb Alpert School of Music, University of California, Los Angeles

    rsavage@ucla.edu

    History, Song, and Place in Irish Memory and Imagination

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    Rónán McDonald

    University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

    r.mcdonald@unsw.edu.au

    Modernism, Nihilism and the Irish Revival

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    Sandra Mayer

    University of Vienna, Department of English

    sandra.mayer@univie.ac.at

    The (Not So) Secret Fall of Oscar Wilde: Literary Celebrity Construction and its Dramatic Afterlives

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    Véronique Montémont

    Université de Lorraine (France), and ATILF-CNRS (France)

    veronique.montemont@univ-lorraine.fr

    Women’s Diaries during Wars and Conflict in the XXth century

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    Ann Heymann

    Historical Harp Society of Ireland

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    Charlotte J Headrick

    Oregon State University

    cheadrick@oregonstate.edu

    Patricia Burke Brogan's Eclipsed: Claiming Its Rightful Place in Irish Theatre History

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    Gerald Dawe

    TCD

    gdawe@tcd.ie

    Exchanging Messages: Irish writing and crisis

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    Günther Lottes

    Potsdam, Germany

    glottes@web.de

    Political Medievalism – a neglected political language in early modern Europe.

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    Jack Ritchie

    University of Cape Town

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    Malte Rehbein

    Universitat Wurzburg, Germany

    malte.rehbein@uni-wuerzburg.de

    Lecture “Close reading, distant reading and in between: visualizing spaces of knowledge in early medieval scholarship”

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    Patrick Joyce

    Univ of Manchester

    patrick.joyce@man.ac.uk

    "The State of Freedom: Making the Liberal Leviathan, Britain and Ireland c.1800-1950"

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    Scott A Davison

    Morehead State University

    s.davison@moreheadstate.edu

    "On the Pointlessness of Petitionary Prayer"

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    Alexandra Parvan

    University of Pitesti, Romania

    ap75@st-andrews.ac.uk

    The practical relevance for mental health and well being of Augustine's theory on evil and suffering

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    Claire A Culliton

    Kent State University

    cculleto@kent.edu

    Paris/Dublin 1924 Summer Olympic Games, Art Competitions, and the new Irish Free State

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    Dominic Power

    Uppsala University

    dominic.power@kultgeog.uu.se

    Regional Development and Competitiveness in the Creative and Cultural Industries

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    Eamonn Maher

    IT Tallaght

    eamonn.maher@ittdublin.ie

    Assessing a literary legacy: case of John McGahern 1934-2006

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    Ellen McWilliams

    University of Exeter

    e.mcwilliams@bathspa.ac.uk

    Women and Exile in Contemporary Irish Fiction

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    Gabriel Paquette

    Johns Hopkins University

    gabriel.paquette@jhu.edu

    The end of empire and the birth of Portugese liberalism, circa 1815-1850

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    James Lyttleton

    Independent Scholar

    jilyttleton@hotmail.com

    Colonial Settlement in the Atlantic World; the Calvert Estates in Ireland and North America in the 17th century

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    James M Smith

    Boston College

    james.smith.2@bc.edu

    Reading Irish Childhood

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    Joan Fitzpatrick Dean

    University of Missouri

    deanj@umkc.edu

    Historical Pagentary in 20th Century Ireland

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    José Lanters

    University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

    lanters@uwm.edu

    The Theatrical Oeuvre of Thomas Kilroy: The Art of Imperfection

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    Keith Busby

    University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

    Kbusby@wisc.edu

    The Place of Ireland in Medieval Francophonia

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    Ondrej Pilny

    Charles University Prague

    ondrej.pilny@volny.cz

    Irish Drama and Central Europe

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    Raingard Esser

    University of the West of England, Bristol

    raingard.esser@uwe.ac.uk

    Region, Memory, Agency in Eastern & Western Europe

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    Robert Savage

    Boston College

    savager@bc.edu

    Screening "the troubles": the role of television in presenting conflict in Northern Ireland

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    Shaun Richards

    Staffordshire University

    c.s.richards@staffs.ac.uk

    Space and Place in Irish Drama

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    Timothy White

    Xavier University

    wihte@xavier.edu

    Lessons from the Northern Irish Peace Process