GISS: From the anthology to the database: Digital humanities and Irish Studies

When:8 Jun 2012, 4pm - 5:30pm
Venue:Room 327 Robert Webster Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
Who:Prof Margaret Kelleher, Director of An Foras Feasa, the Humanities Research Institute at National University of Ireland, Maynooth.

GLOBAL IRISH STUDIES SEMINARS (GISS) 2012 Series

Professor Margaret Kelleher, Director of An Foras Feasa, the Humanities Research Institute at National University of Ireland, Maynooth

This new inititative seeks to bring together academic staff and students with an interest in Irish Studies, to share ideas, practices and support in their research.

We are delighted to welcome the centre's Visiting Scholar, Professor Margaret Kelleher to present at the inaugural seminar/workshop event in this series.

Prof Kelleher received her BA from University College Cork and PhD from Boston College. She is the author of The Feminization of Famine (1997) and co-editor with Philip O’Leary of the landmark Cambridge History of Irish Literature (2006); she has also published widely in the fields of nineteenth-century literature, women’s writings and Irish literary and cultural history. Margaret is the current Chairperson of the International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures (IASIL) and NUI Maynooth’s Principal Investigator for the government-funded inter-institutional Structured PhD in Digital Arts and Humanities. In October next she will take up the post of Professor of Anglo-Irish Literature and Drama at University College Dublin.

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