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irish studies graduate students

Jill Bender
"The Impeachment of Warren Hastings: A window into Edmund Burke's Imperial Ideology." Fourth Galway Conference on Colonialism: India and Ireland, NUI Galway, June 2004.

Christina Brophy
"Out of Bounds: Wailing Women's Voices in Eighteenth Century Ireland." American Conference for Irish Studies Conference, Limerick, July 2000.

Erin Brown
"Repressors or Redeemers: Twentieth century convent schools and their impact on women in Irish literature" New England Conference for Irish Studies, October 2002.

Deirdre Bryan
"Sisterhood, West Africa, and the Irish Film Industry: Maria Martin's Irish Medical Missionaries of Mary, 1921-1933." American Conference for Irish Studies Conference, Limerick, July 2000.

Lisabeth Buchelt
"Ye of Little Faith: Convincing Doubting Thomases in the Anglo-Saxon Christ and Satan and Siaburcharpat Con Culaind." 26th Annual University of California Celtic Studies Conference, University of California, Los Angeles, March 2004.
"Seamus Heaney", The 13th Graduate Irish Studies Conference, Boston College, October 2001
"The Art of Dinnseanchas, landscape as aesthetic object and local memory." IASIL Conference Bath Spa University, Bath U.K.
"The Spiritual Rehabilitation of the Terror of County Connacht in Eva Gore-Booth's 'The Triumph of Maeve'." American Conference for Irish Studies, Limerick, July 2000.
"Biographical and critical essays for catalogue, Irish Paintings from the Collection of Brian P. Burns" (Island Arts from Ireland at the John F. Kennedy Center Washington D.C. 2000).

David Buckley, Assistant Professor, University of Scranton.
James Fintan Lawlor: Radical, (Cork University Press,1990).

Adam Chill
"Showing the 'Signs of Manhood:' Irish Nationalism and Gender in Liverpool, 1820-1845." American Conference for Irish Studies, Liverpool, July 2004.

Francis Costello, Economic Development Consultant, U.S., Canada and Ireland.
Michael Collins: In His Own Words, editor (Gill and Macmillan, 1997)
Enduring the Most: The Life and Death of Terence MacSwiney, (Brandon Books, Co. Kerry, Ireland, 1995)

Kate Costello-Sullivan
"If that is not Irish": Conflicting Identities in Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South,” Society for the Study of Nineteenth-Century Ireland. June 2003.
"Regional Realism in the Nineteenth Century Irish Novel", Dialogues in Nineteenth Century Ireland, Boston College, October 2002.
"'I Have a Decided Prejudice': The Wild Irish Girl and the Imperialist National Tale." American Conference for Irish Studies, Limerick, Ireland, June 2000.
"'Who is Kim?': Rudyard Kipling and the Haunting of the Colonial Imagination." Society for 19th Century Ireland Conference Aberdeen, Scotland, April 2000.
"Identifying the Other: The Blurring of Boundaries in Maria Edgeworth's Ennui." NEASECS Conference, New Hampshire, December 1999.
"'What is the Nature of the Hyphen?': Hybridity and the Illusion of Purity in Rudyard Kipling's Kim." Conference for British Studies, Chicago, October 1999.

Brian Crowe
"Translating Nuala: Issues of Fidelity in Irish-English Poetry Translation." ACIS Southeast Regional Conference, Emory University, Atlanta, March 2004

Anthony Daly
"National Interests and Political Realities: The United States, Great Britain, Canada and the Fenian Raids of 1866," Canadian Association for Irish Studies, Fredericton, New Brunswick, May 2003. "Contemporary Ireland." The 13th Graduate Irish Studies Conference, Boston College, October 2001

Mark Doyle
"Bridging Identities: Protestants as Nationalists in the Repeal Era." The 13th Graduate Irish Studies Conference, Boston College, October 2001

Meaghan Dwyer
Entries on "Boston," "Maureen O'Hara," "James Cagney," and "Marketing Ireland in America" in the Encyclopedia of Irish-American Relations, (ABC-Clio, publication forthcoming).
Entries on "The Irish in Boston," "The Irish in Philadelphia," "The Irish in San Francisco," and "The Irish in southern United States," in the Encyclopedia of Ireland (Gill & Macmillan Publishers 2003).
Entries on "Irish America" and "The Great Books Program" in the Dictionary of American History (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2003).

John S. Ellis, Department of History, Green Mountain College.
"'The Methods of Barbarism' and the 'Rights of Small Nations:' War Propaganda and British Pluralism," Albion. Forthcoming.
"Reconciling the Celt; British National Identity, Empire and the 1911 Investiture of the Prince of Wales," Journal of British Studies. Forthcoming.
"The Prince and the Dragon; Welsh National Identity and the 1911 Investiture of the Prince of Wales," Welsh History Review 18 (December 1996): 272-294.

Morgan Halstead
"Ireland's Lost Heroes: Redefining the Novel in Terms of Irish Women's Writing." Facts and Fictions: Ireland and the Novel in the Nineteenth Century, Univeristy of Wales, Cardiff.

Mike Hutcheson
Articles: "Agroecology and Agroforestry," "The British Empire," and "Gilbert White" in Shepard Krech III, John McNeill and Carolyn Merchant, eds. Encyclopedia of World Environmental History (Routledge, 2003).

Ely Janis
"Set Apart? Ireland's Neutrality Policy from 1945-1973." The 13th Graduate Irish Studies Conference, Boston College, October 2001

Margaret Kelleher, Lecturer, Maynooth, National University of Ireland
The Feminization of the Famine, Expressions of the Inexpressible? (Cork University Press & Duke University Press 1997)
Gender Perspectives in Nineteenth-Century Ireland: Public and Private Spheres (Irish Academic Press, 1997,co-editor with James Murphy)

Matthew J. Lamberti
"Re-Locating Ireland: Ireland and the Mythologies of American Visual Culture." The 13th Graduate Irish Studies Conference, Boston College, October 2001
"Notes Toward Irish Theory." Canadian Association of Irish Studies, Quebec.

Forrest Lehman
"Exploring the Urban in Dubliners and Sketches by Boz." James Joyce on the Bay Conference, University of Southern Florida at Sarasota, February 2002.
"Exploring the Urban in Dubliners and Sketches by Boz." The 13th Graduate Irish Studies Conference, Boston College, October 2001

Niamh Lynch
"Live Ireland, Perish the Empire: Irish Nationalist Anti-Imperialism, 1840-1916." Fourth Galway Conference on Colonialism: India and Ireland, NUI Galway, June 2004.

Katie McCormick
"Islands on an Island: Anglo-Irish Estates and the Encroachment of the 'Natural'" Landscape in Elizabeth Bowen's The Last September." The 13th Graduate Irish Studies Conference, Boston College, October 2001

Kelly McGovern
"Bloody Bodies: Female Representation in Contemporary Irish Women's Literature." Sex and the Body Politic: 13th Annual Cultural Studies Conference, Kansas State University, March 2004.
"'Magnificent Gifts' and Menstruation in Contemporary Irish Literature." Boston College English Department Graduate Colloquium, Boston College, February 2004.

Jennifer McGill-Walker
"In the Name of the Mother." New England Conference for Irish Studies, October 2002.
"Liberty as a Gendered Construct in Kate O’Brien’s Land of Spices: An Alternative Text", Women’s History: Irish/Canadian Connections, Nova Scotia, Halifax, August 2002.

Laura McNeil
"Active Resistance: Michael Davitt on the Land and Home Rule Questions." American Conference for Irish Studies, Limerick, July 2000.
"Parnell, Davitt and Irish Home Industries." Visit of Parnell Society, Boston College, April 2001.
"Michael Davitt and the Politics of Compromise." Parnell Summer School in County Wicklow, Ireland, August 2001.
"'Enemy of the Party?' Michael Davitt and the Irish in Britain, 1882-85.", American Historical Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, January 2002.

Richard Murphy
"The Untranslatable Idiom in Beckett's [novel] Molloy." American Conference for Irish Studies Conference, New York.

Damien Murray
"The Ossianic Society, Romanticism and the revival of the Irish Language, 1853-61." American Conference for Irish Studies Conference Limerick, July 2000.
Romanticism, Nationalism and Irish Antiquarian Societies, 1840-80., (NUI Maynooth Press, 2000).

Erin Paszko
"The Old System Was Easier: Complications of Tradition and Modernity in Éilís Ní Dhuibhne's The Dancers Dancing," American Conference for Irish Studies, June 2003.

Kathleen Paul, Assistant Professor, University of Southern Florida:
The Whitewashing of Britain, (Cornell University Press, 1997)

Leah Richards
"A National Classic and Classical Allusions: Brian Friel's Translations." The Central New York Conference on Language & Literature, Cortland, NY, October, 1999.

Melanie Scott
"Anglo-Irish Identity in Bram Stoker's Dracula." The 13th Graduate Irish Studies Conference, Boston College, October 2001

Nadia Smith
"Women, Nationalism, and Popular History in the Irish Free State," American Conference for Irish Studies, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, June 2002.
"Nationalism, Gender, and Irish and Scottish Historiography, 1918-1939," Cross-Currents Conference, Irish and Scottish Studies, University of Aberdeen, April 2002.
"The Careers of Helena Concannon, Dorothy Macardle, and Rosamond Jacob," Women on Ireland Research Network Conference, University of Liverpool, March 2002.
"Dissonant Voices and the Politics of Histriography in Ireland, 1868-1968: The Case of Irish Women Historians." The 13th Graduate Irish Studies Conference, Boston College, October 2001

Sara Stenson
"Map Metaphors: Ní Dhuibhne's The Dancers Dancing," American Conference for Irish Studies, June 2003.

Mary Kate Stouffs
"Travellers in literature: comparing literary representations in the 20th and 21st centuries." The 13th Graduate Irish Studies Conference, Boston College, October 2001

Fionnghuala Sweeney
"New Masks: Minstrelsy and Dialect Spaces in the Early Rhetoric of Frederick Douglass.", Monuments of the Black Atlantic Conference College of ,William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, May 2000
"Thoughts and Recollections of a Tour in Ireland: Frederick Douglass and the Limits of Nation." Frederick Douglass at Home and Abroad, Ministry of the Interior, Washington DC, September 1999.

Rebecca Troeger
"’A Map of a Tune’: Identity and Authenticity in Literary Representations of Irish Music,” American Conference for Irish Studies, June 2003.
"'Ochone, Mavrone, Leave Me Alone and I'll Sing a Song About It': O'Faolain's Deconstruction of Mythology in No Country for Young Men" The 13th Graduate Irish Studies Conference, Boston College, October 2001

Carrie Waldarek
"Fighting Tradition: Views of Women in Ireland from 1900-1916." The 13th Graduate Irish Studies Conference, Boston College, October 2001

Amy Witherbee
"The Queen of Camden Street: Misplaced Victorian Convention in Brian Moore’s The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne" at the Women’s History Conference in Nova Scotia, August 2002.
"A Seven Letter Word for Belfast" at the New England Conference for Irish Studies, October 2002.
Review of Jennifer Jeffers, The Irish Novel at the End of the Twentieth Century: Gender, Bodies, and Power. The Canadian Journal of Irish Studies 28.2, 29.1 (Fall 2002, Spring 2003 [2004]): 214-5


Awards

Lisabeth Buchelt, Fulbright 2002-03
Nadia Smith, Fulbright 2001-02
Christina Brophy, Fulbright 1998-99