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Caoilfhionn Ni Bheachain

Biography

Dr Caoilfhionn Ní Bheacháin is a Lecturer in Communications in the Department of Management and Marketing at the Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick. Prior to joining the faculty at UL, she held an IRCHSS Government of Ireland Scholarship and a NUI Postgraduate Research Fellowship for her doctoral research. At UL, she teaches on undergraduate and postgraduate modules in the fields of Communications and Cultural Studies. She has twice been shortlisted for UL's Centre for Teaching and Learning excellence award (2008 and 2013), winning the award for Excellence in Teaching (large groups) in 2008. She has participated in the Erasmus Teaching Mobility Programme and completed teaching exchanges with the University of Barcelona in 2010 and 2011. Her research interests are situated at the interface between communications and cultural studies, and they include: Communication and Cultural Theory; New Media and Business Communication; Intellectual Networks; Cultural and Literary History. She has published in journals such as the European Journal of Marketing, Irish University Review, Journal of Victorian Culture, Eire-Ireland, Estudios Irlandeses and Irish Migration Studies in Latin America. She has supervised PhDs in the area of intellectual and literary coteries, and on visual communication and design. A long-standing member of the UL Environmental Committee, she is committed to education for sustainable development.

Research Interests

Cultural and Communication History
Popular Culture
Critical Marketing and Business Ethics
Intellectual, Publishing and Literary Networks

Teaching Interests

Current Modules (2017-18):

CM4203: Communications
MK6132: Marketing and Popular Culture
CM6102: Communications for Business
CM8003: Research Networks

Professional Activities

Award

  • 2013 - Shortlisted for the University of Limerick Teaching Excellence Award (Small-Group Teaching Category)
  • 2008 - Winner of the University of Limerick Teaching Excellence Award (Large-Group Teaching Category)
  • 1999 - IRCHSS Government of Ireland Doctoral Scholarship
  • 1998 - NUI Postgraduate Research Fellowship

Committee

  • Irish Women's Writing Network 1880-1920,
  • UL Environmental Committee,
  • Coiste na Gaeilge ,

Association

  • Member, American Conference of Irish Studies
  • Member, AEDEI Asociacíon Española de Estudios Irlandeses (Spanish Association for Irish Studies)
  • Member, Society for Irish Latin American Studies
  • Member, Association of Franco-Irish Studies

Other

  • External Examiner for Waterford Institute of Technology 2017-present

Publications

Book Chapters

2011

The Seeds Beneath the Snow: Resignation and Resistance in Teresa Deevy's Wife to James Whelan
Ni Bheachain, C.
(2011) The Seeds Beneath the Snow: Resignation and Resistance in Teresa Deevy's Wife to James Whelan
In Irish Women Writers: New Critical Perspectives ; Oxford : Peter Laing pp. 91-110

2007

'‘We are of necessity anti-imperialists': Irish Republicans and Empire, 1922-39'
Ní Bheacháin, C.
(2007) '‘We are of necessity anti-imperialists': Irish Republicans and Empire, 1922-39'
In Enemies of Empire: new perspectives on imperialism, literature and history; Dublin : Four Courts Press

2006

'Ireland a warning to India': Anti-Imperialist Solidarity in the Irish Free State
Ni Bheachain, C
(2006) 'Ireland a warning to India': Anti-Imperialist Solidarity in the Irish Free State
In Ireland and India: Colonies, Culture and Empire; pp. 268-278

2006

Paperback Mother
O'Malley, L; Patterson, M; Ni Bheachain, C
(2006) Paperback Mother
In Consuming Books: The Marketing and Consumption of Literature; pp. 83-95

Peer Reviewed Journals

2021

"Visual Literacy in Consumption: Consumers, Brand Aesthetics and the Curated Self"
Lynch, L. Patterson, M. and Ní Bheacháin, C
(2021) "Visual Literacy in Consumption: Consumers, Brand Aesthetics and the Curated Self"
In European Journal Of Marketing;

2020

'Alice Stopford Green and Vernon Lee: Salon Culture and Intellectual Exchange'
Ní Bheacháin, C. and Mitchell, A.
(2020) 'Alice Stopford Green and Vernon Lee: Salon Culture and Intellectual Exchange'
In Journal Of Victorian Culture; Oxford UP : pp. 0-0
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/jvcult/vcz053

2018

Conscience as Compass: Creative Encounters between Ireland and Latin America
Ni Bheachain, C. and Mitchell, A.
(2018) Conscience as Compass: Creative Encounters between Ireland and Latin America
In Irish Migration Studies in Latin America ; pp. 1-10
[ULIR]

2012

Seeing Ghosts: Gothic Discourses and State Formation
Ni Bheachain, C
(2012) Seeing Ghosts: Gothic Discourses and State Formation
In Eire-Ireland; pp. 37-63

2012

Sexuality, Marriage and Women's Life Narratives in Teresa Deevy's A Disciple (1931), The King of Spain's Daughter (1935) and Katie Roche (1936)
Ni Bheachain, C.
(2012) Sexuality, Marriage and Women's Life Narratives in Teresa Deevy's A Disciple (1931), The King of Spain's Daughter (1935) and Katie Roche (1936)
In Estudios Irlandeses; Spain : pp. 79-91
[ULIR]

2007

The mosquito press: Anti-imperialist rhetoric in republican journalism, 1926-39
Ni Bheachain, Caoilfhionn
(2007) The mosquito press: Anti-imperialist rhetoric in republican journalism, 1926-39
In Eire-Ireland; pp. 256-289

2005

Undergraduate Students' Perceptions of Technology-supported Learning: The Case of an Accounting Class
Flynn, A ; Concannon, F; Ni Bheachain, C
(2005) Undergraduate Students' Perceptions of Technology-supported Learning: The Case of an Accounting Class
In International Journal On E-Learning; pp. 427-444

Other Publications

2016

Reflections on the Shuttle Hive: Crafting, Memory and Material Culture
Ni Bheachain, Caoilfhionn
(2016) Reflections on the Shuttle Hive: Crafting, Memory and Material Culture
In The Shuttle Hive: A Century of Rising Threads; Dublin : National Museum of Ireland / Design and Craft Council of Ireland pp. 16-27

2016

"Let's Shop" - Review of Empire of Things: How we became a world of consumers from the fifteenth century to the Twenty-First
Ni Bheachain, Caoilfhionn
(2016) "Let's Shop" - Review of Empire of Things: How we became a world of consumers from the fifteenth century to the Twenty-First
In Dublin Review of Books;

2011

Review of The Literature of Ireland: Culture and Criticism
Ni Bheachain, C
(2011) Review of The Literature of Ireland: Culture and Criticism
In College Literature; pp. 223-226

2002

Review of States of Conflict: Gender, Violence and Resistance
Ni Bheachain, C.
(2002) Review of States of Conflict: Gender, Violence and Resistance
In The Irish Journal of Feminist Studies ;