Katie Ahern is a final-year PhD student in the School of English, University College Cork. Her research interests include Jewish-American writing, Native American studies, and depictions of urban geographies. She is currently working on a thesis which explores representations of urban space in twentieth-century American fiction.
The annual Irish Association for American Studies post-graduate symposium’s aim for 2014 was to explore and acknowledge the growing numbers of new scholars interested in American Studies, particularly in Ireland. Continue reading