CV/Conference Papers

 

"'1916 Not to be Commemorated': the anti-commemoration poem," MLA, New York, January 2018

"'to sail forever in the middle seas': Tropes of Distance in Contemporary Irish Poetry," late Modernism and Expatraitism, Boston College, October 2017

"Women Write the Rising: 2016 and ‘the intimate public poem,'" International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures, University College Cork, July 2016

"Lady Gregory’s Feminist Interiority," Waking the Feminists, Fordham University, February 2016

"Casement in New York," Independent Spirit: America and the 1916 Easter Rising, Glucksman Ireland House, NYU, April 2016

"At Home in the Revolution: what women said and did in 1916," Dublin Book Festival, Dublin, November 2015

"Tears in the Mallow Train Station and Other Forms of Released Emotion in 1916," IASIL, University of York, July 2015

"The Daly, O'Hanrahan, and Ryan Sisters and the Kilmainham Farewell," Women's History association of Ireland, Dublin, April 2014

"Love and Romance in 1916 (in the women’s words)," International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures, Queen's University Belfast, July 2013

"Undressing on the Asgard: Women's eye-witness accounts of 1914 & 1916," IASIL, Concordia University, Montreal, July 2012

"The Scandalous Wilfrid Blunt, Muse to Lady Gregory and Ezra Pound," Modernist Studies Association, October 2011

"Public Funds in a Private Place: Kathleen Clarke and 1916," IASIL, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, July 2010

"Supine Men and Kathleen Women: An Edgy Reading of The Dead," XXII International James Joyce Symposium, Prague, June 2010

"Damien O'Donnell's short film Chrono Perambulator and the Neolithic Origins of Irish Drama," American Conference for Irish Studies, National University of Ireland, Galway, June 2009

"Hostess in absentia, Guest Manquée: Lady Gregory and the Peacock Dinner," International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures, Dublin, July 2007

"The Path of the Peacock," American Conference for Irish Studies, national meeting, New York, April 2007

"Publishing in PMLA," participant in round-table, MLA, December 2005

"The Irish Poetry-Reading Poem," MLA/ACIS session, December 2004

"The Poetry of Bernard O’Donoghue," MLA special session, December 2004

"Nina FitzPatrick’s Aqua and the Traditions of Irish Cinema," IASIL, NUIGalway, July 2004

"Sex and Sexualities in the Irish Times, 1956," MLA/ACIS session, December 2002

"High Anger, `the public good,’ and the Form of Cultural Controversy," Society for the Study of 19th Century Ireland, Dublin, 2002

"Secular Relics: the boat, the dinner plate, and other remnants of a life," ACIS National Meeting, June 2001

"Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill's English," MLA, Washington, D. C., 2000

"Derek Mahon in the Company of Poets," American Conference for Irish Studies, June 2000

"Casement's Kerry Witnesses," American Conference for Irish Studies, May 1999

"Yeats, Paudeen, Lane, Hogan, and the Popularizing of High Culture," MLA, December 1998

"Hugh Lane's Dandy Nationalism," ACIS National Meeting, April 1998

"Washing off Irishness: the 1913 `Save-the-Kiddies' Campaign," Queen's University Belfast, June 1997

"Hunger, Hysteria, Anglophobia: The Children of 1913," American Conference for Irish Studies, Annual Meeting, April 1996

"The Demotic Lady Gregory," MLA, December 1995

"Contested Culture: The Lane Paintings, 1913 - 1995," International Association for the Study of Anglo-Irish Literature, University College Cork, July 1995

"The Martyrdom of Father O'Hickey," American Conference for Irish Studies, Queen's University Belfast, June 1995

"Lady Gregory's Felonious Muse," Atlantic ACIS, November 1994

"Ghost-writing: Alfred Noyes, W. B. Yeats, and the Ghost of Roger Casement," MLA, December 1993

"Making a Scene: Shaw's Oppositional Politics," MLA, December 1992

"Lady Gregory's Cultural Nationalism: The Hugh Lane Controversy," MLA, December 1992

"GBS and the Lord Chamberlain," International Association for the Study of Irish Literature, Dublin, July 1992

"Pearse, Yeats, Heaney, and the Politics of the Classroom," American Conference for Irish Studies, University College Galway, July 1992

"Shaw and Roger Casement: The Summer of 1916," American Conference for Irish Studies, Atlantic Meeting, November 1991

"Censoring Shaw: The Cowboy of the Western World," American Conference for Irish Studies, National Meeting, April 1991

"The Bonding of Women in Le nozze di Figaro," MLA, December 1989

“Yeats and the Lettered Page," American Comparative Literature Association, Annual Meeting, March 1989

“Yeats: Printed Page and Living Voice," American Conference for Irish Studies, 25th Anniversary Meeting, Dublin, July 1987

"Billets, Brevets, Hiéroglyphes: Speaking/Writing in Beaumarchais's Le mariage de Figaro," MLA, December 1986

"Coole Park as Pastoral: Yeats, Shakespeare, and the Green World," American Committee for Irish Studies, National Meeting, May 1983

"Daughters of Medb: Yeats's Women," American Committee for Irish Studies, Atlantic Meeting, October 1982

"Heaney's `Familiar Ghost,'" Joyce: A Centenary Tribute, Hofstra University, October 1982

"Ireland Created, Ireland Discovered: Yeats and Heaney," Stonehill College, Irish Studies, April 1982

"The Living Voice in the Thirties: Yeats, Eliot and Auden," MLA, December 1980

"From Cabaret to Opera: Auden's Stages of Performance," MLA, December 1980

"The Myth of the Seventeenth Century," MLA, December 1978

"The Poet as Demagogue," Faculty Lecture, Swarthmore College, October 1978

"Irony in Auden: Civilized Voices," MLA, December 1977