Panel moderator: “Culture and Transitional Justice Mechanisms.” IntLawGrrls! 10th Birthday Conference, Dean Rusk International Law Center, University of Georgia School of Law, March 2-3.
Presenter: “US Nation-Building and the Nineteenth-Century Irish American Writer.” The American Conference for Irish Studies Annual Meeting, Kansas City MO, March 29-April 2.
Keynote speaker: “Famine Irish and America’s Middle Class: a Cultural History.” The Great Famine and Social Class: Conflicts, Responsibilities, Representations, Conference. Queens University Belfast, Ireland, April 20-21.
Seminar paper presenter: “Recrossing the Black and Green Atlantic.” Seminar title: “Geographies of Comparison: Ireland/Africa.” The American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting, Universiteit Utrecht, The Netherlands, July 6-9.