O’Rahilly Building Room 132
10.15 a.m – 5.00 p.m. on Saturday 21st May 2005
(registration from 9.30)
10.15 a.m. Welcome.
Keynote Address: Professor Mary Evans, University of Kent, Canterbury.
11.00 a.m.- 11.30 a.m. If I knew then what I know now! Session I
A short questions and answers session on issues such as relationships with supervisors, time management and managing stress.
Panel: Dr Jacqui O’Riordan (UCC), Catherine Naji (University of Manchester), Dr Carmel Quinlan (UCC), and panel facilitator Dr Katherine O’Donnell (WERRC, UCD).
11.30a.m. – 11.45a.m. Coffee break
11.45a.m. – 1.15 p.m. Work-in Progress Workshops Session I - 4 parallel workshops
Workshop 1 - O’Rahilly Building - Room 132 – Facilitator Dr Breda Gray
Pat O’Neill (UCC MA graduate) Doing their fair share? Men’s participation in domestic duties
Claire Murray (Government of Ireland (IRCHSS) Scholar, Law Dept., UCC) Unravelling the Mental Health Statistics
Maura Dowling (NUI Galway) "An exploration of the meaning of intimacy in nurse-patient relationships in oncology"
Workshop 2– O’Rahilly Building - Room 144 – Facilitator Dr Rebecca Pelan
Claire Bracken (Government of Ireland (IRCHSS) Scholar, School of English, UCD) Nomadic Journeying Through Repetitive Difference’: Irish Feminist Paradigms and the Poetry of Catherine Walsh
Niamh Hehir (UL) An Application of Julia Kristeva’s Concept of the Semiotic and the Chora to an analysis of Medbh McGuckian’s poetry
Ruth McKee (TCD) Grazia Deledda and Irish Women Writers
Workshop 3– O’Rahilly Building - Room 145 – Facilitator Dr Clióna O Gallchóir [UCC]
Sonja Tiernan (WERRC, UCD) ‘An Angel Troubles the Waters’: The Literary Work of Eva Gore-Booth
Kalene Kenefick (UCC) "The Odd Woman: The Woman Writer in the Fiction of Una Troy".
Joanna S. Wydenbach (QUB) The process of recovering Irish Women’s Fiction 1900-1924
Workshop 4– O’Rahilly Building - Room 303 – Facilitator Dr Maire Leane
Katherina Greiner (UCC) Female Friends and Mother-Substitutes: The Fairy Godmother in Nada, La vieja ley and Mientras vivimos
Clare O’Hagan (Government of Ireland (IRCHSS) Scholar, Dept. of Sociology, UL) Motherhood and Paid Work
Dr Anna Kingston (UCC) In the Name of the Good Mother: a feminist ethnography of mothers of children with special needs in Ireland
1.15 p.m. – 2.10 p.m. Lunch [In the Staff Restaurant]
2.10 p.m. -2.35 p.m. Meeting re establishing an Irish Women’s Studies Postgraduate Network. Claire Bracken will say a few words about the Athena postgraduate student forum. (http://www.studentforum.athena2.org/),
2. 35 p.m. – 3.45 p.m. Work-in Progress Workshops Session II
Workshop 5 – O’Rahilly Building – Room 144 Facilitator Dr Katherine O’Donnell
Linda Greene (WERRC, UCD) A documentary and analytical study of lesbian athletes' experiences in Ireland from 1980-present
Angela O’Connell (NUI, Galway) Boulders in the Gateway: Legal and Social Barriers to Lesbian Family Formation in Ireland
Workshop 6 – O’Rahilly Building - Room 145 – Facilitator Dr Kathy Glavanis
Eve Phillips (UCC. MA graduate) Constructive or obstructive? Theoretical dilemmas in the practice of community development
Jen Dewan (Columbia University, USA) Ethnographic Fear, or the Ghost of Nancy Scheper-Hughes
Workshop 7 – O’Rahilly Building - Room 132 - Facilitator Prof. Patricia Coughlan
Louise Denmead (UCC) Cleopatra and Representations of Gender and Race in Elizabeth Cary’s The Tragedie of Mariam
Ann O’Flynn (UL) Utopia or Fool’s Paradise
3.45p.m.-4.00p.m. Coffee break
4.00 p.m. - 5.00p.m. If I knew then what I know now! Session II.
Getting Published – (O’Rahilly Building Room 132)
Panel facilitator: Dr Rebecca Pelan (Women’s Studies NUI Galway)
Panel: Sara Wilbourne (formerly of Cork University Press); Terri McDonnell (Woodfield Press and Round Hall Press); Prof. Mary Evans (University of Kent, Canterbury).