Gablánach in Scélaigecht: Celtic Studies in Honour of Ann Dooley

A collection of sixteen original essays celebrating the career of Professor Emerita Ann Dooley of the University of Toronto’s Centre for Medieval Studies and Celtic Studies Program. Co-edited with Joanne Findon and Westley Follett. Published by Four Courts Press, Dublin (2013). Frontispiece portrait: John Reeves† From the jacket: This book celebrates the career of Ann…

Fer Diad De-Flowered: Homoerotics and Masculinity in Comrac Fir Diad

Short essay on heroic violence and homoeroticism in the Fer Diad episode of the early Irish Táin Bó Cúailnge. A revised version appears in my thesis. Published in Ulidia 2: Proceedings of the Second International Conference on the Ulster Cycle of Tales, National University of Ireland Maynooth, 24–27 June 2005, ed. Ruairí Ó hUiginn and…

Giants, Boar-Hunts, and Barbering: Masculinity in Culhwch ac Olwen

Essay on the early Welsh Arthurian tale, Culhwch and Olwen. First presented in David N. Klausner’s Middle Welsh seminar at the Centre for Medieval Studies, 2004. Published in Arthuriana, the journal of the North American branch of the International Arthurian Society (2005). Image: adapted, © The Trustees of the British Museum (link) Arthuriana | JSTOR…