Feminist critical and cultural theory; contemporary women's writing; contemporary literature; gender and cultural memory
- 2002 University of Limerick - Lecturer
- 1999 Free University of Amsterdam - Lecturer in English
- 1998 University College Scarborough - Lecturer in English
- 1999 University of Strathclyde - Ph.D.
- 1993 Lancaster University - M.A.
- 1992 Queen's University, Belfast - B.A.
Daughters of the House of Shame
The Female Face of Shame
The Double Wound: Shame and Trauma in Joy Kogawa's Obasan
Sexed Sentiments: Interdisciplinary Essays on Gender and Emotion
Mary Morrissy's Maternal Subject
Single Motherhood in Twentieth-Century Ireland: Cultural, Historical and Social Essays
'Putting Myself in Her Place: Identity, Identification and Irishness in Nuala O'Faolain's _Are You Somebody?_ and Margaret Atwood's _Alias Grace_'
Devolving Identities: Feminist Readings in Home and Belonging
Gender and Emotions: An International, Interdisciplinary Workshop
Literature and Silence
Gendering Citizenship and Globalization
Gender, Memory and Modernity Dayschool
Dayschool on Gender, Memory and Oral History / Narratives of the Self
Unmarried Mothers in Twentieth-Century Ireland: Cultural Reflections
Feminist Transitions: Social, Cultural and Global
Research School on Cultural Norms and Values
Dept of English Seminar Series
Devolving Identities Dayschool
Frontiers of Memory
VII Annual Cross-Currents Conference, Spaces in Literature and Film
Sexing the Nation: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Belonging
Gendered Spaces in Bobbie Ann Mason's In Country
Review of Sonia Villegas-Lopez and Beatriz Domingues-Garcia, eds, Literature, Gender, Space
Peer Reviewed Journal
The ethics of postmemory in Bobbie Ann Mason's 'In Country'
Journal Of The Midwest Modern Language Association
Kate Atkinson's Family Romance: Missing Mothers and Hidden Histories in _Behind the Scenes at the Museum""
Future-perfect: Gender, nostalgia, and the not yet presented in Marilynne Robinson's Housekeeping
Journal Of Gender Studies DOI: 10.1080/0958923042000287876
'Maternal belongings and the question of home" in Mary Morrissy's _Mother of Pearl_'"