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Hegemony at the Oscars

Here’s a link to a piece I wrote about the Oscars for the Decoding Media blog.  If you’re not following their site, you should! https://decodingmedia.wordpress.com/2017/03/30/hegemony-at-the-oscars/

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Review – Gallipoli Ireland

The link to my latest review — RTÉ’s Gallipoli Ireland website, published by Notre Dame’s Breac: A Digital Journal of Irish Studies: http://breac.nd.edu/articles/64213-remembering-gallipoli/

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I ♥ Paris

Horrible things have happened tonight in one of my favourite cities.  I was there this past July, having one of the most relaxing and romantic of times — as hundreds of thousands, if not millions of people do in Paris … Continue reading

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Family History Ghosts

A brief plug before I return to a regular season of weekly posts.  I’ll be speaking at the British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa Conference on 22 September.  This is an interview I did earlier today about it… … Continue reading

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Irish Green Season (aka “A Little Bit of Shameless Self-Promotion”)

Things at the School of Canadian Irish Studies are getting crazy these days (in a fun way), as we await the climax of Montreal’s Irish “Green Season”.  There have been balls, luncheons, poetry readings, film screenings… and now we’re all … Continue reading

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God Bless St Patrick: Irish Masculinities on Film – Part I

Getting ready to head to New Orleans for this year’s American Conference for Irish Studies, I thought a fun post might be to postulate somewhat on what is sure to be rife on the television set this coming weekend: movies … Continue reading

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Bookiness – The Hunger Games (2008) by Suzanne Collins

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins My rating: 5 of 5 stars As with the Harry Potter series, I waited until the third book was out before seeing if the hype was worth it. I’m pleased to say that, in … Continue reading

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