Invited Lectures

Alice in Asia: Examining Kaneko Kuniyoshi’s visual (re)imagining of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass

Guest Lecture, Staff-Postgraduate Seminar Series, School of English, Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin, 3rd November 2020.

The Power of the Picturebook
Guest Lecture, Language and Literacy Education, Faculty of Education, Mary 
Immaculate College, University of Limerick, 2nd March 2020.

The Disney Effect (1951 – 2016)
Guest Lecture, MA in Children’s and Young Adult Literature, School of English, 
Dublin City University, 12th December 2019.

 

(Re)Imagining Alice through Multimodal Platforms
Guest Lecture, MA in Children’s and Young Adult Literature, School of English, 
Dublin City University, 10th December 2019.

 

Gender and Childhood: A Pedagogical Approach to Gender Representations in Children’s Literature

Guest Lecture, Language and Literacy Education, Faculty of Education, Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, 8th April 2019.

 

The Impact of Gendered Identity and Sexuality in Children’s Literature
Guest Lecture, Sociological and Global Perspectives in the Early Years, BA Early 
Childhood Care and Education, Faculty of Education, Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, 27th February 2019.

 

Representations of Girlhood in Children’s Literature
Plenary, FemFest MIC, Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, 6th 
February 2019.

 

“who are you”: Examining Gendered Identities and Social Ideologies in Children’s Literature

Guest Lecture, Sociological and Global Perspectives, BA Early Childhood Care and Education, Faculty of Education, Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, 19th October 2018.

 

Once Upon a Stereotype ...: Fairy Tales and Feminist Rewritings
Guest Lecture, Department of English Studies, St. Chad’s College, Durham University, 
8th February 2018.

 

Mirror, Mirror: Establishing the Gendered Gaze in Young Adult Literature
Guest Lecture, Department of English Studies, Hallgarth House, Durham University, 
7th February 2018.

 

Analysing Children’s Literature through the Theoretical Lens
Guest Lecture, Department of English Studies, St. Chad’s College, Durham University, 6th February 2018.

Voicing Gender: Examining Gendered Identities and Ideologies associated with Victorian Children’s Fiction

Plenary, Department of English Language and Literature, Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, 26th September 2017.