My research focuses on the popular Gaelic narrative corpus about the hero Fionn mac Cumhaill (Finn McCool), with particular regard for Fenian (Fionn Cycle) folklore. I am interested in the historical development of the corpus, as well as the conditions for transmission and narration of the stories and songs. I also maintain research interests in diasporic (North American) Irish and Scottish Gaelic heritage, as well as intertextuality in eighteenth-century Scottish Gaelic literature. I teach courses on Irish and Scottish Gaelic language, early modern literature, and folklore. For more information, see my bio, courses, and publications.
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