Keough-Naughton Library Research Award in Irish Studies Awardees

2023-2024 Awardees

Barr, Rebecca 

Research: Jonathan Swift's 'The Legion Club' and contemporary digital satire (complete submission)
Home Institution: University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Department: English

Chen, Li

Research: Contemporary Women's Writing of Northern Ireland Troubles Fiction
Home Institution: Beijing Foreign Studies University, Beijing, China
Department: Irish Studies Center

Mahoney, Kristin

Research: Love’s Cross Currents: Anticolonial Affinities in Ireland, India, and Ceylon
Home Institution: Michigan State University, Michigan, USA
Department: English

Ó Muircheartaigh, Peadar

Research: A Gaelic Caribbean? Irish-language literature and the Caribbean, 1650-1850
Home Institution: University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Department: School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures

2022-2023 Awardees

Barry, Annabel

Research: The Irish Romantic Ordinary
Home Institution: University of California, Berkeley, USA
Department: English

Doherty, Séan

Research: Patterns in ‘1001 Gems’: The O'Neill Collection of Traditional Irish Music​​​​​​​
Home Institution: Dublin City University, Ireland
Department: School of Theology, Philosophy and Music

Jamison, Anne

Research: Irish Women’s Fairy Tale and Fantasy Writing for Children: 1800-1935​​​​​​​
Home Institution: Western Sydney University, Australia
Department: Literary Studies

2021-2022 Awardees

Coilféir, Máirtín

Research: Indigenous and International: Mapping Irish-Language Literature Across the World (1922-1959)
Home Institution: Concordia University, Canada
Department: School of Irish Studies

Cusack, Chris

Research: Writing European Regions in the Transatlantic World, 1845-1914​​​​​​​
Home Institution: Radboud University, The Netherlands​​​​​​​
Department: Department of Modern Languages and Cultures

Ferguson, Molly

Research: Transforming Women: Feminist Folklore Adaptations in Contemporary Irish Writing
Home Institution: Ball State University, USA
Department: English

Murphy, Willa

Research: The Presbyterian Voice in Irish Novels after 1798​​​​​​​
Home Institution: Ulster University, UK​​​​​​​
Department: School of English and History

2019-2020 Awardees

Costello-Sullivan, Kate

Research: Contemporary Irish Literature and the Parental Body
Home Institution: Le Moyne College, Syracuse, New York
Department: English

Hall, Dianne

Research: Children, Memory and Narratives of 1798 Rebellion
Home Institution: Victoria University, Melbourne
Department: History

McAlister, Victoria

Research: The Insular Globe: Environmental Change and Landscapes of Colonization, Ireland 1000-1700
Home Institution: Southeast Missouri State University, Missouri
Department: History

Ross, Ian Campbell

Research: Oliver Goldsmith, The Vicar of Wakefield, ed. With an introduction and explanatory and textual notes
Home Institution: Fellow Emeritus, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Department: English

2018-2019 Awardees

Harkin, Keelan

Research: Imagined Futures: Citizenship and the Forms of Anxiety in 1930s Ireland
Home Institutions: McGill University, Canada
Department: English

Tiernan, Sonja

Research: Great Speeches by Irish women
Home Institutions: Liverpool Hope University, United Kingdom
Department: History

Ramos, Aida

Research: Swift's Theory of money and Banking: authority, value and independence
Home Institutions: University of Dallas, USA
Department: Economics