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This is a podcast of the proceedings of the NPPSH Conference 2018.

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Ep. 27 - Keynote Lecture - Ailbhe Smyth - ‘We call this edge our home'

December 3rd, 2018


Ailbhe Smyth is an activist and former academic who has been involved in feminist, LGBT, and radical politics since the 1970s. The founding director …

Ep. 26 - Panel 6B - Part 2 - Digital literary criticism and the end of history - Chris Beausang (MU)

December 3rd, 2018


The aim of this paper will be to present a sequence of results obtained from i) a network-based analysis created through the 'Stylo' package (a …

Ep. 25 - Panel 6B - Part 1 - Neglected interwar domestic romance - Pimpawan Chaipanit (U Aberdeen)

December 3rd, 2018


Despite her being dubbed as ‘Jane Austen of the 20th century’ by JB Priestly, Dorothy Whipple’s fame for her popular interwar domestic romance, …

Ep. 24 - Panel 6A - Part 2 - A genocide by any other means - Gerard Maguire (MU)

December 3rd, 2018


This paper will highlight the atrocity that is cultural genocide. It will offer two case studies to highlight the destruction caused by cultural …

Ep. 23 - Panel 6A - Part 1 - Regarding Testimony and multidirectional memory - Westley Barnes (U EA)

December 3rd, 2018


This paper makes a pedagogical argument for applying studies of what Michael Rothberg terms “multidirectional memory”, a practice which stresses …

Ep. 22 - Panel 5B - Representation of Irish Nationalist Women - Maelle Le Roux (UL)

December 3rd, 2018


The Capuchin Annual was a periodical published between 1930 and 1977 by Irish Franciscan Capuchins, a Roman Catholic order. Over 44 issues it …

Ep. 21 - Panel 5A - Part 3 - Voices of the Referendum - Rebecca Boast (Univ of Liverpool)

December 3rd, 2018


The voices of the female Irish citizen have long gone unheard and ignored. The call for comprehensive bodily autonomy for the Irish woman has, for …

Ep. 20 - Panel 5A - Part 2 - Finding balance - Nur Nadiah Binte Zailai (MU)

December 3rd, 2018


This innovative multi-method study addresses a significant gap in the literature by examining how the health and socio-economic conditions of working …

Ep. 19 - Panel 5A - Part 1 - The forgotten mothers of the Cillín - Sheena Graham-George (GSchArt)

December 3rd, 2018


Over the last thirty years communities throughout Ireland have actively been engaged in reclaiming part of their past. The legacy of the cilliní, the un-baptised infant burial grounds, have over the generations cast a …

Ep. 17 - Panel 4B - Institutionalisation in Ireland - Aoife Kelly-Wixted (MU)

December 3rd, 2018


This paper will examine institutionalisation in Ireland and its role in the attempt to silence marginalised groups. Drawing on policy, media sources …

Ep. 18 - Panel 4A - An evaluation of child protection mediation programs - Rebecca Murphy (Ind.)

December 3rd, 2018


Children often find themselves at the centre of a variety of legal disputes and, as a result, they may enter the court system through a number of …

Ep. 16 - Panel 3B - Part 3 - Irish poetry and elusive audience (as Gaeilge) - Shane Grant (MIC)

November 30th, 2018


Fiosraíonn an páipéar seo an idirghabháil atá idir filí na gceantar Gaeltachta seo i gCiarraí agus an pobal léitheoireachta. Is gníomh imeallach é an fhilíocht in aon teanga – gan trácht ar mhionteanga a bhfuil dúshláin …

Ep. 15 - Panel 3B - Part 2 - ‘An island at the centre of the world?' - Ellen Howley (DCU)

November 30th, 2018


Kristin Morrison, lamenting the amnesia surrounding Ireland’s “ancient nautical heritage” (111), asks, “how does the fact that Ireland is surrounded by water manifest itself in contemporary fiction? […] how does that …

Ep. 14 - Panel 3B - Part 1 - Digging up specters - Ian Hickey (MIC, Limerick)

November 30th, 2018


This paper seeks to examine the haunting function of the bog in the poetry of Seamus Heaney through the theoretical lens of Jacques Derrida’s Specters of Marx. The paper argues that the present and future are influenced …

Ep. 13 - Panel 2B - Part 3 - Black Butterfly: Maternal mutation narratives - Ciaran Gorman (MU)

November 30th, 2018


#MeToo and #IBelieveHer vocalised personal traumas within the frame of a global conversation about sexual violence, and a movement to carve out space …

Ep. 12 - Panel 2B - Part 2 - Breandán Ó hEithir's Lead us into Temptation - Chris McCann (NUIG)

November 30th, 2018


This paper analyses Breandán Ó hEithir's use of music in constructing and reconstructing community throughout his novel Lead Us Into Temptation (Lig …

Ep. 11 - Panel 2B - Part 1 - The unseen cinema - Davide Abbatescianni (UCC)

November 30th, 2018


Film students know how challenging it is to distribute their independent works in the absence of financial or other supports. At the moment too …

Ep. 10 - Panel 2A - Part 3 - Praxis bold as love: 'Professing' community work - Dave Donovan (MU)

November 30th, 2018


Questions of voice, agency, participation and empowerment are central to the practice of community development, and for this reason it has been has been described as a subversive occupation (Ife 2013). Its way of …

Ep. 9 - Panel 2A - Part 2 - Invisible men: 'Is there a way back to me, for me?' - Tommy Coombes (MU)

November 30th, 2018


Questions of voice, agency, participation and empowerment are central to the practice of community development, and for this reason it has been has been described as a subversive occupation (Ife 2013). Its way of …

Ep. 8 - Panel 2A - Part 1 - 'We've got to get to Dublin!' - Jamie Gorman (MU)

November 30th, 2018


Questions of voice, agency, participation and empowerment are central to the practice of community development, and for this reason it has been has been described as a subversive occupation (Ife 2013). Its way of …

Ep. 7 - Panel 1B - Part 3 - Preservation, reconstruction and web data - Michael Kurzmeier (MU)

November 30th, 2018


As more and more of daily communication happens through a digital medium, so are “unseen voices” often spoken and sometimes heard within the digital sphere. Especially marginalized and counter-public groups have often …

Ep. 6 - Panel 1B - Part 2 - Mapping invisible cities - Phil J. Ryan (UCD)

November 30th, 2018


This paper explores the insights provided by the old media of novels, to informatic strategies implementable through AR technologies, using Invisible …

Ep. 5 - Panel 1B - Part 1 - The lived experience of social interaction - Jessica Douglas (WIT)

November 30th, 2018


The digital divide has been discussed as a limiting factor in social cohesion, since the early 2000s (Korupp & Szydlik, 2005). Authors suggested that the digital divide was a new form of social inequality, and …

Ep. 4 - Panel 1A - Part 3 - The 'buoyant and quixotic' Fanny Bellingham - Marion Rogan (MU)

November 30th, 2018


Nineteenth-century Ireland saw the spread of Protestant evangelical missionary activism and the establishment of societies determined to bring the …

Ep. 3 - Panel 1A - Part 2 - Breastfeeding in nineteenth century Irish workhouses - Judy Bolger (TCD)

November 30th, 2018


The State’s attempt to alleviate poverty during the nineteenth century culminated into the creation of the Irish Poor Law in 1838, which saw over 150 …

Ep. 2 - Panel 1A - Part 1 - Speaking sex in Mrs Browns' Boys - Sarah Anne Dunne (UCD)

November 30th, 2018


The proposed presentation aims to review the critically acclaimed television series Mrs Browns Boys and its representations of sex, sexual repression and pleasure, and even marital rape. The series relies on a bawdy a …

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