Aileen Dillane


Contact Details

Lecturer in Music
Lecturer
Irish World Academy
Northbank Campus
University of Limerick
E: aileen.dillane@ul.ie
 
researcher

Biography

Ethnomusicologist, Global Irish musics specialist, and Popular Music scholar with research interests in ethnicity, identity, nationalism and cosmopolitanism in the traditional and popular musics of Ireland, UK, North America, and Australia; Music Festivals and Cultural Diversity; Music and Migration; Urban Soundscapes and Critical Citizenship; Protest music. PhD in Ethnomusicology, University of Chicago. (Fulbright Scholar and Century Fellow). PI on FestiVersities, HERA-funded research project on European Music Festivals (2019-2021). Co-Founder/Co-Director of LimerickSoundscapes; Popular Music & Popular Culture @UL; Power, Discourse and Society @UL. Member of the Ralahine Centre for Utopian Studies. Course Director, MA Irish Music Studies                    

Research Interests

                                                                                                                                                                                        CURRENT RESEARCH INITIATIVES
FestiVersities: New, 3-year, HERA-funded project with four other European partners exploring European Music Festivals, Public Spaces and Cultural Diversity http://heranet.info/projects/public-spaces-culture-and-integration-in-europe/european-music-festival...

Global Irish Musics: Folk and Popular musics, past and present, of Ireland and its diaspora, along with the globalisation of Irish music forms and performers, with a focus on identity, including ethnicity, (white) nationalism, (anti)racism; explorations in the relationship between Irish music studies and Irish studies more broadly, examine multimodalities and materialities. Recent publication: Dillane (2019) 'Crossroads of Art and Design: Musically Curating and Mediating Irish Cultural Artifacts in Chicago', Éire/Ireland Special Edition, ‘Notes/Notaí on Music and Ireland’ (54)1&2: 82-109.

LimerickSoundscapes
An multidisciplinary, citizen-facilitated, collaborative, sonic and ethnographic-based mapping of the city in interactive, web-based form (Founder, Co-director and Applied Project leader).   Forthcoming publication: Dillane & Langlois, 'Sonic Mapping and Critical Citizenship: Reflections on Limerick Soundscapes’ in Transforming Ethnomusicology – Social Activism and Applied Research, ed. B. Diamond and S. El Castelo-Branco. Oxford: Oxford University Press (2019)  

Popular Music and Popular Culture Research Cluster @ UL
An interdisciplinary research group working on a variety of popular music and culture projects, including, most recently, the social and political efficacy of protest music. (Co-founder/director). Recent publication: Power, Devereux & Dillane (2018) Heart and Soul: Critical Essays on Joy Division. New York: Rowman and Littlefield International.
Associated book series: https://www.rowmaninternational.com/our-books/series/popular-musics-matter-social-political-and-cult... 

Power, Discourse and Society Research Cluster @UL
An interdisciplinary research cluster in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Limerick. (Co-founder/director).
Recent publication: 
Recent Publication Dillane, Power, Devereux and Haynes (2018) Songs of Social Protest: International Perspectives.New York: Rowman and Littlefield International.   
Associated book series http://www.rowmaninternational.com/series/discourse-power-and-society  

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2020 'Hard Hats and Hoodies: The Songs of Two Working-Class, British Protest Singers'
Dillane, A. and Power, M. (2020) 'Hard Hats and Hoodies: The Songs of Two Working-Class, British Protest Singers' In: Peddie, I (eds). The Bloomsbury Handbook of Popular Music and Social Class. London: Bloomsbury Press. [Details]
2020 '‘Sonic Mapping and Critical Citizenship: Reflections on Limerick Soundscapes'
Aileen Dillane & Tony Langlois (2020) '‘Sonic Mapping and Critical Citizenship: Reflections on Limerick Soundscapes' In: B. Diamond and S. El Castelo-Branco (eds). Transforming Ethnomusicology: Social Activism and Applied Research. Oxford: Oxford University Press. [Details]
2019 '‘The Lion, The Witch and The Closet’: Heteronormative Institutional Research and Performance Practices and the queering of ‘Traditions’'
Aileen Dillane & Nic Gareiss (2019) '‘The Lion, The Witch and The Closet’: Heteronormative Institutional Research and Performance Practices and the queering of ‘Traditions’' In: G. Barz and W. Cheng (eds). Queering the Field: Sounding Out Ethnomusicology. Oxford: Oxford University Press. [Details]
2018 '‘“Can you show me how not to feel?” Damian Dempsey’s counter hegemonic representations of pre and post Celtic-Tiger Ireland.’'
Dillane, A., Power, M., Devereux, E. & Haynes, A (2018) '‘“Can you show me how not to feel?” Damian Dempsey’s counter hegemonic representations of pre and post Celtic-Tiger Ireland.’' In: Dillane, A., Power, M., Devereux, E. & Haynes, A (eds). Songs of Social Protest: International Perspectives. New York: Rowman & Littlefield International. [Details]
2018 'Get Up, Stand Up, Sing Out: The Contemporary Relevance of Protest Song'
Dillane, A., Power, M., Devereux, E. and Haynes, A. (2018) 'Get Up, Stand Up, Sing Out: The Contemporary Relevance of Protest Song' In: Dillane, A., Power, M., Devereux, E. and Haynes, A (eds). Songs of Social Protest: International Perspectives. London: Rowman and Littlefield International. [Details]
2018 'This is the way, Step inside: Understanding Joy Division'
Power, M, Dillane A, Devereux E (2018) 'This is the way, Step inside: Understanding Joy Division' In: Power, M, Devereux, E, Dillane, A (eds). Heart and Soul: Critical Essay on Joy Division. London: Rowman and Littlefield International. [Details]
2017 'Shame Makes The World Go Around: Performed and Embodied (Gendered) Class Disgust in Morrissey's 'The Slum Mums''
Dillane, A., Power, M., Devereux, E (2017) 'Shame Makes The World Go Around: Performed and Embodied (Gendered) Class Disgust in Morrissey's 'The Slum Mums'' In: Music As Multimodal Discourse: Semiotics, Power and Protest. London: Bloomsbury Academic. [Details]
2017 'Preface to the paperback edition (2017): Something happened on the day he died'
Devereux, E.; Dillane, A.; Power, M. (2017) 'Preface to the paperback edition (2017): Something happened on the day he died' In: David Bowie: Critical Perspectives. New York: Routledge. [Details]
2016 '‘Irish Traditional Music Dissemination at the End of the Long Nineteenth Century: Francis O’Neill’s Music of Ireland (1903) and the City of Chicago’'
Dillane, Aileen (2016) '‘Irish Traditional Music Dissemination at the End of the Long Nineteenth Century: Francis O’Neill’s Music of Ireland (1903) and the City of Chicago’' In: Knowledge Dissemination in the Long Nineteenth Century. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars. [Details]
2016 '‘In the Frame? Discourses of Migration: An Introduction to the Volume''
Dillane, A., Power, M., Haynes, A., Devereux, E, and Carr, J. (2016) '‘In the Frame? Discourses of Migration: An Introduction to the Volume'' In: Public and Political Discources of Migration: International Perspectives. London: Rowman and Littlefield International. [Details]
2016 'Opportunities for Resistance Through Discourse'
Haynes, A., Devereux, E., Carr, J., Power, M. and Dillane, A. (2016) 'Opportunities for Resistance Through Discourse' In: Public and Political Discourses of Migration: International Perspectives. London: Rowman and Littlefield International. [Details]
2015 'Preface: Where are we now? Contemporary scholarship on David Bowie'
Power M.;Devereux E.;Dillane A. (2015) 'Preface: Where are we now? Contemporary scholarship on David Bowie' In: Devereux, E.; Dillane, A.; Power, M (eds). David Bowie: Critical Perspectives. New York: Routledge. [Details]
2015 'Culminating sounds and (En)visions: Ashes to ashes and the case for pierrot'
Dillane A.;Devereux E.;Power M. (2015) 'Culminating sounds and (En)visions: Ashes to ashes and the case for pierrot' In: Devereux, E; Dillane, A.; Power, M (eds). David Bowie: Critical Perspectives. New York: Routledge. [Details]
2011 'Speedway for beginners: Morrissey, martyrdom and ambiguity'
Devereux E.;Dillane A. (2011) 'Speedway for beginners: Morrissey, martyrdom and ambiguity' In: Morrissey Fandom, Representations and Identities. [Details]
2011 'But don't forget the songs that made you cry and the songs that saved your life'
Devereux E.;Dillane A.;Power M. (2011) 'But don't forget the songs that made you cry and the songs that saved your life' In: Devereux, E.; Dillane, A.; Power, M (eds). Morrissey Fandom, Representations and Identities. Bristol: Intellect. [Details]

Edited Books

  Year Publication
2018 Songs of Social Protest: International Perspectives
Dillane, A., Power, M., Devereux, E, & Haynes, A (Ed.). (2018) Songs of Social Protest: International Perspectives New York: Rowman & Littlefield International. [Details]
2018 Heart and Soul: Critical Essays on Joy Division
Power, M., Devereux, E. & Dillane, A (Ed.). (2018) Heart and Soul: Critical Essays on Joy Division London: Rowman & Littlefield International. [Details]
2017 David Bowie: Critical Perspectives (paperback)
Devereux, E, Dillane, A, Power, M (Ed.). (2017) David Bowie: Critical Perspectives (paperback) New York: Routledge. [Details]
2016 Public and Political Discourses of Migration
Haynes, A., Power, M., Devereux, E., Dillane, A., and Carr, J (Ed.). (2016) Public and Political Discourses of Migration London: Rowman and Littlefield International. [Details]
2015 David Bowie: Critical perspectives
Devereux, E.; Dillane, A.; Power, M (Ed.). (2015) David Bowie: Critical perspectives New York: Routledge. [DOI] [Details]
2012 Morrissey: Fandom, Representation, Identities (paperback)
Dillane, A, Power, M and Devereux E (Ed.). (2012) Morrissey: Fandom, Representation, Identities (paperback) Bristol and Chicago: Intellect. [Details]
2011 Morrissey: Fandom, Representations and Identities
Devereux, E.; Dillane, A. and Power, M (Ed.). (2011) Morrissey: Fandom, Representations and Identities Bristol: Intellect. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2019 'Crossroads of Art and Design: Musically Curating and Mediating Irish Cultural Artifacts in Chicago'
Dillane, Aileen (2019) 'Crossroads of Art and Design: Musically Curating and Mediating Irish Cultural Artifacts in Chicago'. Eire/Ireland Journal Of The Irish American Cultural Ins, (54)1&2 :82-109 [Details]
2019 'Transcending the Moment: Ideology and Billy Bragg'
Power, Martin and Aileen Dillane (2019) 'Transcending the Moment: Ideology and Billy Bragg'. Journal Of Language And Politics, [DOI] [Details]
2018 'Saying Hello to the Lunatic Men: A Critical Reading of 'Love is Lost''
Devereux, E;Dillane, A;Power, MJ (2018) 'Saying Hello to the Lunatic Men: A Critical Reading of 'Love is Lost''. Contemporary Music Review, 37 :257-271 [DOI] [Details]
2018 'Locating Culture, Making Soundscapes, and Activating Critical Social Relations: A Case Study from LimerickSoundscapes'
Dillane, A., Power, M. and Devereux, E. (2018) 'Locating Culture, Making Soundscapes, and Activating Critical Social Relations: A Case Study from LimerickSoundscapes'. Portuguese Journal of Social Science, 16 (3):343-358 [DOI] [Details]
2017 'Songs and Singers of Social Protest. Special Edition Guest Editors'
Power, M. and Dillane, A. (2017) 'Songs and Singers of Social Protest. Special Edition Guest Editors'. MUSICultures, 44 (2):1-162 [Details]
2017 '“You’ll Never Kill Our Will To Be Free”: Damien Dempsey’s ‘Colony’ as a Critique of Historical and Contemporary Colonialism'
Power, M., Dillane, A. and Devereux, E. (2017) '“You’ll Never Kill Our Will To Be Free”: Damien Dempsey’s ‘Colony’ as a Critique of Historical and Contemporary Colonialism'. MUSICultures, 44 (2):29-52 [Details]
2016 'I sing out to the youth of the slums: Morrissey and Class Disgust'
Power, MJ,Dillane, A,Devereux, E (2016) 'I sing out to the youth of the slums: Morrissey and Class Disgust'. Popular Music And Society, 39 (5):547-562 [DOI] [Details]
2016 'Irish Music Orientalism'
Dillane, A. and Noone, Matthew (2016) 'Irish Music Orientalism'. New Hibernia Review, 20 (1) [Details]
2015 ''Urban Soundscapes : Special Edition'
Dillane, A., Langlois, T., Power, M. P. & Ní Bhriain, O., (eds). (2015) ''Urban Soundscapes : Special Edition'. Journal of Urban Cultural Studies, 2 (2):89-164 [Details]
2015 'Our Sounds, Our City: Urban Soundscapes, Critical Citizenship and the LimerickSoundscapes Project’'
Dillane, A and Langlois, T. (2015) 'Our Sounds, Our City: Urban Soundscapes, Critical Citizenship and the LimerickSoundscapes Project’'. Urban Studies, 2 (2):135-150 [Details]
2015 'Urban soundscapes and Critical Citizenship: Explorations in activating a 'sonic turn' in Urban Cultural Studies'
Dillane, A., Langlois, T., Power, M. P. & Ní Bhriain, O. (2015) 'Urban soundscapes and Critical Citizenship: Explorations in activating a 'sonic turn' in Urban Cultural Studies'. Journal of Urban Cultural Studies, 2 (1/2):89-105 [DOI] [Details]
2014 'I Can Have Both: A Queer Reading of Morrissey'
Dillane, A., Power, M.J. & Devereux, E. (2014) 'I Can Have Both: A Queer Reading of Morrissey'. European journal of Popular Culture, 5 (2):149-164 [DOI] [Details]
2013 'Performing Identity, Fiddling with (Post)Ethnicity? Liz Carroll’s ‘Lake Effect’'
Aileen Dillane (2013) 'Performing Identity, Fiddling with (Post)Ethnicity? Liz Carroll’s ‘Lake Effect’'. MUSICultures Journal of the Canadian Society for Traditional Music, 40 (1) [ULIR Link] [Details]
2013 ''Irish Music, Nostalgia, and Cultural Intimacy''
Aileen Dillane (2013) ''Irish Music, Nostalgia, and Cultural Intimacy''. Bealoideas Special Edition, [Details]
2012 ''Jim Across the Road' (An Ethnographic Vignette)'
Dillane, A (2012) ''Jim Across the Road' (An Ethnographic Vignette)'. New Hibernia Review, 16 (No 1, Spring 2012):9-15 [Details]
2012 'A push and a shove and the land is ours: Morrissey's counter-hegemonic stance(s) on social class'
Power, MJ,Dillane, A,Devereux, E (2012) 'A push and a shove and the land is ours: Morrissey's counter-hegemonic stance(s) on social class'. Critical Discourse Studies, 9 (4):375-392 [DOI] [Details]
1999 '‘Sound Recordings as Spatial Records: 78rpm Records of Irish Music in America, c. 1915-1940’'
Dillane, A (1999) '‘Sound Recordings as Spatial Records: 78rpm Records of Irish Music in America, c. 1915-1940’'. Irish Journal Of Anthropology Vol IV, [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
2019 American Conference for Irish Studies (ACIS)
Dillane, Aileen (2019) No Mud, No Lotus: Faith, Fury, and Feminism in the Songs of Shuhada’ Sadaqat (FKA Sinead O’Connor) American Conference for Irish Studies (ACIS) Boston, MA, USA, , 20-MAR-19 - 23-MAR-19 [Details]
2019 What is to Dwell? Home(s) in Irish Studies
Dillane, Aileen (2019) Waifs, Strays, and Straw Turkeys: Musical Ruminations on ‘Home’ in Irish-American Chicago What is to Dwell? Home(s) in Irish Studies NUIG, Galway, , 07-MAY-19 - 08-MAY-19 [Details]
2019 International Symposium on Folk Music Research, Folkloristics, and the Anthropology of Music in Europe: Pathways in the Intellectual History of Ethnomusicology
Dillane, Aileen (2019) Betwixt and Between: The Irish, European and Transatlantic Folk Music Scholarship of Francis O’Neill in the Long Nineteenth Century International Symposium on Folk Music Research, Folkloristics, and the Anthropology of Music in Europe: Pathways in the Intellectual History of Ethnomusicology University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna, Austria, , 17-OCT-19 - 19-OCT-19 [Details]
2019 Sonic Waves: Music and Sound Beyond Borders
Power, M., Devereux, E. and Dillane, A. (2019) L is For? Introducing L-Pop and the Mapping of Popular Music Heritage in Limerick Sonic Waves: Music and Sound Beyond Borders Manchester Metropolital University, , 08-MAY-19 - 08-MAY-19 [Details]
2018 Society for Ethnomusicology Annual Conference
Dillane, Aileen (2018) White Nationalism, BLM, and Irish-America: A Critical Reading of Lord of the Dance in the Age of Trump Society for Ethnomusicology Annual Conference Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, , 15-NOV-18 - 18-NOV-19 [Details]
2018 Sounding the Feminist
Dillane, Aileen (2018) Raging Mother Ireland: Faith, Feminism and Fury in the Body and Voice of Madga Davitt (Sinead O'Connor) Sounding the Feminist Dundalk IT, Louth, Ireland, , 23-NOV-18 - 23-NOV-18 [Details]
2018 American Conference for Irish Studies
Dillane, A (2018) From Ireland’s ‘Big Houses’ to the City of the ‘Big Shoulders’: Musically Mediating Eighteenth-Century Anglo-Irish Artifacts for Twenty-First-Century Chicago Audiences American Conference for Irish Studies UCC, Cork, Ireland, [Details]
2017 Notes/Notai: Music and Ireland
Dillane, Aileen (2017) Irish Music, Material Culture, & the Curatorial Impulse: A Chicago Case Study Notes/Notai: Music and Ireland Boston College, MA, USA, [Details]
2016 National Postgraduate Conference on Music and Social Protest (Netherlands)
Dillane, Aileen (2016) Songs of Social Protest National Postgraduate Conference on Music and Social Protest (Netherlands) University of Groningen, The Netherlands, [Details]
2016 ICTM Ireland
Dillane, Aileen (2016) ‘Cecilia Curtin – Vocal Pedagogue and Ethnic Entrepreneur (Australia c. 1916)’ ICTM Ireland St Patrick's College, Dublin City University, , 28-FEB-16 - 29-FEB-16 [Details]
2016 Society for Musicology in Ireland Annual Conference
Dillane, Aileen (2016) The Lion, The Witch and the Closet: Queering Irish Traditional Music, Ethnomusicology and Institutional Research Practice’ Society for Musicology in Ireland Annual Conference Dublin City University, , 10-JUN-16 - 14-MAY-16 [Details]
2016 Music in Ireland – 1916 and Beyond International Conference
Dillane, Aileen (2016) ‘Speculations on The Political Work of Irish Songs in the ‘Diaspora’, c. 1916 onwards: Miss Celia Curtin and Archbishop Daniel Mannix, Melbourne, Australia (A Case Study) Music in Ireland – 1916 and Beyond International Conference DIT, Dublin, , 24-APR-16 - 26-APR-16 [Details]
2016 American Conference for Irish Studies (ACIS)
Dillane, Aileen (2016) Expressions in Urban Modernism: Rethinking O'Neill's Music of Ireland (1903) American Conference for Irish Studies (ACIS) University of Notre Dame, IN, USA, , 30-MAR-16 - 03-APR-16 [Details]
2016 American Conference for Irish Studies (ACIS)
Dillane, Aileen (2016) Local Expressions in the Global Flow of Irish Music: Miss Cecilia Curtin, Vocalist and Ethnic Entrepreneur, Melbourne, c. 1920 American Conference for Irish Studies (ACIS) University of Notre Dame, IN, USA, , 30-MAR-16 - 03-APR-16 [Details]
2016 Society for Musicology Annual Conference
Dillane, Aileen (2016) ‘Applied Ethnomusicology and collaborations with the Social Sciences and Medical Sciences’ for ‘Music Research in Ireland Now and Into the Future Society for Musicology Annual Conference Dublin City University, , 10-JUN-16 - 12-JUN-16 [Details]
2015 Songs of Social Protest
Dillane, Aileen with Power, M., Devereux, E., and Haynes, A.) (2015) ‘“Can you show me how not to feel?” Damian Dempsey’s counter hegemonic representations of pre and post Celtic-Tiger Ireland.’ Songs of Social Protest University of Limerick, , 29-APR-15 - 01-MAY-15 [Details]
2015 SEM-ICTM Joint Forum World Conference 'Ethnomusicology Transforming Ethnomusicological Praxis through Activism and Community Engagement
Dillane, Aileen & Langlois, Tony (2015) Reflections on LimerickSoundscapes: Sonic Mapping, Critical Citizenship, and Social Activism SEM-ICTM Joint Forum World Conference 'Ethnomusicology Transforming Ethnomusicological Praxis through Activism and Community Engagement University of Limerick, , 12-SEP-15 - 16-SEP-15 [Details]
2015 Traditional Song Symposium
Dillane, Aileen (2015) ‘Texture, Tradition and Transmission: Donnacha Dennehy’s Grá agus Bás' Traditional Song Symposium University of Limerick, , 22-OCT-15 - 22-OCT-15 [Details]
2015 Songs of Social Protest
Dillane, Aileen (2015) ‘From Little Things, Big Things Grow: Paul Kelly, Aboriginal Rights, and the Structure and Efficacy of the ‘Message Song’ Songs of Social Protest University of Limerick, , 29-APR-15 - 01-MAY-15 [Details]
2014 European Sociological Association Research Network 37 “Urban Sociology” Mid-Term Conference: Public spaces and private lives in the contemporary city
Dillane, A., Power, M. & Devereux, E. (2014) Diversity through Creativity: Making Soundscapes, Activating Critical Citizens (A Case Study from LimerickSoundscapes) European Sociological Association Research Network 37 “Urban Sociology” Mid-Term Conference: Public spaces and private lives in the contemporary city Lisbon, FCSH-UNL, , 19-NOV-14 - 22-NOV-14 [Details]
2013 Sean O Riada Memorial Lecture
Aileen Dillane (2013) Aislings and Avatars: Irish (Traditional) Music, Performativity, and Cultural Intimacy Sean O Riada Memorial Lecture University College Cork, , 31-JAN-13 - 31-JAN-13 [Details]
2013 Crossroads Conference Proceedings (Ten Year Anniversary)
Dillane, A (2013) ‘Ethnomusicological Theory and Practice: Towards an Irish Ethnomusicology.’ . In: Vallely, Fintan eds. Crossroads Conference Proceedings (Ten Year Anniversary) [Details]
2012 Society for Ethnomusicology Annual International Conference
Dillane, A (2012) ‘Playing with Identity, Fiddling with Post-Ethnicity? Liz Carroll and the Turtle Island String Quartet’ Society for Ethnomusicology Annual International Conference New Orleans, USA, , 01-NOV-12 - 04-NOV-12 [Details]
2012 9th International Conference Crossroads in Cultural Studies
Devereux, E., Dillane, A. and Power, M. (2012) Since its inception in 1996 in Tampere, Finland, the Crossroads in Cultural Studies Conference has played an important role in the creation of a global discussion about Cultural Studies. It has become a major international conference where scholars from all five continents gather regularly to exchange research, views and insights. Organized by the Association for Cultural Studies (ACS), the Crossroads Conference is held every other year in different parts of the world 9th International Conference Crossroads in Cultural Studies Sorbonne Nouvelle University, Paris, , 02-JUL-12 - 06-JUL-12 [Details]
2012 NAFCO North Atlantic Fiddle Convention
Dillane, A (2012) ‘Ora(l)iteracy - At the Juncture of Music Theory and Practice’ paper presentation as part of the ‘Institutionalising Irish Traditional Music at Third Level: BA In Irish Music and Dance’ panel NAFCO North Atlantic Fiddle Convention Derry, Northern Ireland, , 27-JUN-12 - 01-JUL-12 [Details]
2012 ICTM Ireland (International Council for Traditional Music)
Dillane, A (2012) ‘Songlines as Social Movement: Reappraising Two Australian ‘Protest’ Songs Twenty Years On’ ICTM Ireland (International Council for Traditional Music) Trinity College, Dublin, , 24-FEB-12 - 26-OCT-12 [Details]
2012 Banchnoic Éireann Ó!: Folklore, Music and Song of Ireland
Dillane, A (2012) ‘Irish (Traditional) Music, Nostalgia, and Cultural Intimacy’ Banchnoic Éireann Ó!: Folklore, Music and Song of Ireland Princess Grace Library, Monaco, , 26-SEP-12 - 28-SEP-12 [Details]
2011 International Council For Traditional Music World Conference
Dillane, A (2011) ‘Traditional Music Performance Degrees: Translating Program Vision to Curriculum Delivery’ International Council For Traditional Music World Conference St. John's (Memorial University), Newfoundland, Canada, , 13-JUL-11 - 19-JUL-11 [Details]
2011 Society for Ethnomusicology International Conference
Dillane, A (2011) ‘Mighty Lift and Drive: Music: Music, Dance, and the Creation of Effervescence at an Irish Ceilí’ Society for Ethnomusicology International Conference Philadelphia, PA, USA, , 16-NOV-11 - 20-NOV-12 [Details]
2008 Singing Europe: Spectacle and Politics in the Eurovision Song Contest (International Conference)
Dillane, A (2008) ‘My Lovely Horse: Parody, Intertextuality, and Critique in Fr Ted’s A Song for Europe’ Singing Europe: Spectacle and Politics in the Eurovision Song Contest (International Conference) University of Thessaly , Volos, Greece, , 29-FEB-08 - 01-MAR-09 [Details]
2004 Symposium for the International Musicological Society (International Conference)
Dillane, A (2004) 'Dancing in the Grooves: In and Out of Time with Irish Music in the Paid Pub Context' Symposium for the International Musicological Society (International Conference) University of Melbourne, Melbourne Australia, , 04-JUL-04 - 16-JUL-04 [Details]
2008 Neither Here Nor There: Writing the Irish Diaspora
Dillane (2008) Sounding the City, Sounding Home: Reconsidering Irish Traditional Music in the Diaspora Neither Here Nor There: Writing the Irish Diaspora , 30-OCT-08 - 01-NOV-08 [Details]
2005 (ICTM) International Council for Traditional Musics World Conference
Dillane (2005) Othering the Self: The Challenge of Fieldwork in the Domain of Irish Music - Panel presentation as part of 'National Musicologies' (ICTM) International Council for Traditional Musics World Conference , 03-SEP-05 - 09-SEP-05 [Details]
2004 Symposium of the International Musicological Society
Dillane (2004) The Commodificaiton of the Irish Music Session: A Neo-Marxist Perspective Symposium of the International Musicological Society , 11-JUL-04 - 16-JUL-04 [Details]
2003 Crossbhealach an Cheoil: Crossroads Conference II - Education and Traditional Music
Dillane (2003) `Ethnomusicology Discourse, Theory, and Practice and Its Application to the Teaching of Irish Traditional Music¿ Crossbhealach an Cheoil: Crossroads Conference II - Education and Traditional Music , 25-APR-03 - 27-APR-03 [Details]

Audiovisual material

  Year Publication
2012 Guth (documentary on Irish roots of popular musicians).
Dillane, A (2012) Guth (documentary on Irish roots of popular musicians). Galway: Audiovisual material [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2019 Society for Ethnomusicology Annual Conference,
Dillane, Aileen (2019) Celtic Music Sponsored Panel Respondent. [Other], Society for Ethnomusicology Annual Conference, University of Indiana at Bloomington, IN, USA , 07-NOV-19 - 10-NOV-19 [Details]
2015 European Seminar In Ethnomusicology annual conference ‘Music, Dance and the Individual’,
Dillane, A and Quigley, C (2015) ESEM annual conference Co-Chair and Organiser. [International Refereed Conference], European Seminar In Ethnomusicology annual conference ‘Music, Dance and the Individual’, Irish World Academy, University of Limerick , 16-SEP-15 - 20-SEP-15 [Details]
2015 Society for Ethnomusicology and International Council for Traditional Music Joint Forum ‘Transforming Ethnomusicological Praxis through Activist and Community Engagement’,
Dillane, A and Quigley, C (2015) First joint forum of the leading ethnomusicology organisations in the world. [International Refereed Conference], Society for Ethnomusicology and International Council for Traditional Music Joint Forum ‘Transforming Ethnomusicological Praxis through Activist and Community Engagement’, Irish World Academy, University of Limerick , 13-SEP-15 - 16-SEP-15 [Details]
2015 Songs of Social Protest,
Dillane, A, Power, M, Devereux, E and Haynes, A (2015) 3-day international conference on Songs and Social Protest Movements. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Songs of Social Protest, University of Limerick , 29-APR-15 - 01-MAY-15 [Details]
2015 Atrocity Exhibition: A Symposium on Joy Division,
Dillane, A, Power, M, Devereux, E (2015) 2-day international conference looking at the music and socio-cultural legacy of this important British band. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Atrocity Exhibition: A Symposium on Joy Division, University of Limerick , 25-NOV-15 - 26-NOV-15 [Details]
2014 WILDE DAYS IN PARIS,
Devereux, E., Dillane, A. & Power, M. (2014) Conference on the cultural significance of Oscar Wilde. [International Refereed Conference], WILDE DAYS IN PARIS, Centre Culturel Irlandais Paris , 11-JUN-14 - 15-JUN-14 [Details]
2014 In the Frame? Public and Political Discourses of Migration,
Power, M., Haynes, A., Devereux, E., Dillane, A. & Carr, J. (2014) The first international conference of the Power, Discourse and Society Research Cluster. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], In the Frame? Public and Political Discourses of Migration, University of Limerick , 24-APR-14 - 25-APR-14 [Details]
2014 Urban Soundscapes and Critical Citizenship,
Dillane, A., Power, M. Fernstrom,M., Langois, T. & Ni Bhrian, O. (2014) First International conference of the Limerick Soundscapes research group. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Urban Soundscapes and Critical Citizenship, University of Limerick , 27-MAR-14 - 28-MAR-14 [Details]
2013 ‘Mad Dogs and Englishness’: Popular Music and English Identities conference,
Power, M., Dillane, A., and Devereux, E. (2013) A two-day symposium on debates surrounding English national identities and popular music. [International Refereed Conference], ‘Mad Dogs and Englishness’: Popular Music and English Identities conference, St Mary’s University College, London , 20-JUN-13 - 21-JUN-13 [Details]
2013 Riot Grrrl: Women and Rock Music,
Devereux, E., Power, M. & Dillane, A. (2013) A day symposium on Women and Rock Music. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Riot Grrrl: Women and Rock Music, University of Limerick , 16-APR-13 - 16-APR-12 [Details]
2013 EUPOP 2013 conference of European Popular Culture Association (EPCA),
Power, M., Devereux, E. and Dillane, A. (2013) The second annual international conference of the European Popular Culture Association (EPCA), organised by the Popular Culture Association Finland (PCA-Finland) and International Institute for Popular Culture (IIPC). [International Refereed Conference], EUPOP 2013 conference of European Popular Culture Association (EPCA), University of Torku, Finland , 31-JUL-13 - 02-AUG-13 [Details]
2013 The Sixth Annual Medical School Research Forum,
Aileen Dillane (2013) Explorations in Music, Creativity, and Holism. [Invited Lecture], The Sixth Annual Medical School Research Forum, Graduate Medical School, UL , 16-JAN-13 - 16-JAN-13 [Details]
2012 Strange Fascination? A Symposium on David Bowie,
Devereux, E., Power, M. & Dillane, A. (2012) A three day symposium focusing on the ‘major contribution’ iconic rock star David Bowie has made to popular culture. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Strange Fascination? A Symposium on David Bowie, University of Limerick , 26-OCT-12 - 28-OCT-12 [Details]
2012 Regulating Emotions: Contemporary Understandings and Interdisciplinary Perspectives Conference,
Dillane, A., Devereux, E. and Power, M. (2012) The current paradigm operating in the study of emotional regulation is for individual disciplines to examine the concept from an established perspective with little opportunity for active engagement in interdisciplinary scholarship in this area. This conference provided an opportunity for collaboration across a range of disciplines, allowing new ideas to form and existing dogma to be challenged and critiqued. [National Refereed Conference Paper], Regulating Emotions: Contemporary Understandings and Interdisciplinary Perspectives Conference, University of Limerick , 01-MAY-12 - 01-MAY-12 [Details]
2012 Are the Irish Different? International Workshop,
Dillane, A (2012) ‘Irish Nostalgia’. [Other], Are the Irish Different? International Workshop, Humanities Institute, University College, Dublin , 20-SEP-12 - 21-SEP-12 [Details]
2009 The Songs That Saved Your Life (Again): A Symposium on Morrissey',
Power, M., Devereux, E., Dillane, A. (2009) A two day symposium on April 24th and April 25th to celebrate Morrissey's 20 year career as a solo-recording artiste. This unique event featured 20 Irish and international speakers presenting papers on Morrissey which examined, amongst other themes, his iconic status amongst immigrant Latino fans in Los Angeles, Morrissey and Italian popular culture as well as his use of ambiguity in the construction of his identity. [Conference Organising Committee Member], The Songs That Saved Your Life (Again): A Symposium on Morrissey', University of Limerick , 24-APR-09 - 25-APR-09 [Details]

Book Review

  Year Publication
2019 'Cut-Up': A Review of Jon Savage's This Searing Light, the Sun, and Everything Else: Joy Division - The Oral History. TLS Times Literary Supplement.
Dillane, Aileen (2019) 'Cut-Up': A Review of Jon Savage's This Searing Light, the Sun, and Everything Else: Joy Division - The Oral History. TLS Times Literary Supplement. London: Book Review [Details]
2019 Music and Irish Identity: Celtic Tiger Blues by Gerry Smyth. Popular Music.
Dillane, A (2019) Music and Irish Identity: Celtic Tiger Blues by Gerry Smyth. Popular Music. CAMBRIDGE: Book Review [DOI] [Details]
2018 A Short History of Irish Traditional Music 2nd edition (2017).
Dillane, Aileen (2018) A Short History of Irish Traditional Music 2nd edition (2017). Galway: Book Review [Details]
2018 A Different Kind of Ethnography: Imaginative Practices and Creative Methodologies (2017), ed. Elliott, D. and Culhane, D.
Dillane, Aileen (2018) A Different Kind of Ethnography: Imaginative Practices and Creative Methodologies (2017), ed. Elliott, D. and Culhane, D. Dublin: Book Review [Details]
2017 Music and Identity in Ireland and Beyond (2014), ed. Fitzgerald, M and O’Flynn, J.
Dillane, Aileen (2017) Music and Identity in Ireland and Beyond (2014), ed. Fitzgerald, M and O’Flynn, J. Dublin: Book Review [Details]
2013 Bright Star of the West: Joe Heaney, Irish Song-Man.
Dillane, A (2013) Bright Star of the West: Joe Heaney, Irish Song-Man. Book Review [Details]
2006 'Music or a Market Guide'? Review of Walton's Companion to Irish Music. Journal of Music in Ireland (JMI).
Dillane, A (2006) 'Music or a Market Guide'? Review of Walton's Companion to Irish Music. Journal of Music in Ireland (JMI). Book Review [Details]
2005 'What's in an 'S'?' Review of 'Irish Music' in the Oxford Companion to Ireland. Journal of Music in Ireland (JMI).
Dillane, A (2005) 'What's in an 'S'?' Review of 'Irish Music' in the Oxford Companion to Ireland. Journal of Music in Ireland (JMI). Book Review [Details]

Encyclopedia Entry

  Year Publication
2019 ‘Ireland: Modern and Contemporary Performance Practice’.
Dillane, A (2019) ‘Ireland: Modern and Contemporary Performance Practice’. New York: Encyclopedia Entry [Details]
2019 ‘Ireland: History, Culture and Geography of Music’.
Dillane, Aileen (2019) ‘Ireland: History, Culture and Geography of Music’. New York: Encyclopedia Entry [DOI] [Details]
2011 Piano entry in 'The Companion to Irish Traditional Music'.
Aileen Dillane (2011) Piano entry in 'The Companion to Irish Traditional Music'. Cork: Encyclopedia Entry [Details]

Thesis

  Year Publication
2009 Sound Tracts, Songlines, and Soft Repertoires: Irish Music Performance and the City of Chicago.
Dillane, A (2009) Sound Tracts, Songlines, and Soft Repertoires: Irish Music Performance and the City of Chicago. University of Chicago: Thesis [Details]
2000 The Ivory Bridge: The Introduction of Piano Accompaniment to the 78RPM Recordings of Irish Traditional Music in America, c. 1910-1945.
Aileen Dillane (2000) The Ivory Bridge: The Introduction of Piano Accompaniment to the 78RPM Recordings of Irish Traditional Music in America, c. 1910-1945. Thesis [Details]

Audio Tape

  Year Publication
2013 Fieldwork from Ireland.
Dillane, Aileen (2013) Fieldwork from Ireland. Audio Tape [Details]
2011 Between the Strings.
Flood, C and McAuliffe, A, and Dillane, A (2011) Between the Strings. Audio Tape [Details]
2001 Anish.
Dillane, A, O'Toole, A (2001) Anish. Audio Tape [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2019 HERA research grant HERA Humanities in Europe Research Area
2018 Fulbright Alumnus Award Fulbright
2016 O'Donnell Fellow in Irish Studies, Newman College, University of Melbourne University of Melbourne
2015 HERA travel award HERA
2002 Irish American Cultural Institute Scholarship Irish American Cultural Institute
1998 Century Fellowship, University of Chicago University of Chicago
1998 Fulbright Scholarship Fulbright

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
Society of Ethnomusicology (SEM) Ordinary member and former co-chair of Celtic Music Special Interest Group (SIG) /
International Council for Traditional Music Ordinary Member /
American Conference for Irish Studies Ordinary Member /
International Council for Traditional Music Ireland Founding member, current ordinary member and Depty Editor of associated journal /
International Association for the Study of Popular Music Ordinary Member /
Society for Musicology in Ireland member and former editorial board member 01-OCT-04 /

Employment

  Employer Position From / To
University of Limerick Lecturer 29-NOV-07 /
University of Limerick Acting Course Director, MA in Ethnomusicology 01-SEP-02 / 30-JUN-03
University College Cork Music Lecturer 01-JAN-04 / 28-NOV-07

Education

  Year Institution Qualification Subject
2009 University of Chicago Ph.D.
2000 University of Limerick Master of Arts
1995 University College Cork Bachelor of Music

Languages

  Language Reading Writing Speaking
Irish Functional Functional Functional
French Functional Functional Functional

Outreach Activities

  Description

LimerickSoundscapes

Other Activities

  Description

Irish Music Performer