Caoilfhionn Ni Bheachain

Lecturer

 
researcher

Biography

Caoilfhionn Ní Bheacháin is a Lecturer in Communications in the Department of Management and Marketing at the Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick. Prior to joining the faculty at UL, she studied at Trinity College Dublin and at the National University of Ireland (NUI).  While at NUI Galway, she was awarded an IRCHSS Government of Ireland Scholarship and a NUI Postgraduate Research Fellowship for her doctoral research.  At UL, she teaches on undergraduate and postgraduate modules in the fields of Communications and Cultural Studies. She has twice been shortlisted for UL’s Centre for Teaching and Learning excellence award (2008 and 2013), and she won the award for Excellence in Teaching (large groups) in 2008. She has participated in the Erasmus Teaching Mobility Programme and completed teaching exchanges with the University of Barcelona in 2010 and 2011.  Her research interests are situated at the interface between communications and cultural studies, and they include: Communication and Cultural Theory; New Media and Business Communication; Critical Marketing and Business Ethics; Intellectual Networks; Cultural and Literary History. She has published in journals such as Eire-Ireland, Estudios Irlandeses and Irish Migration Studies in Latin America.  She is currently completing a critical study on the marketing of breastmilk substitutes. She has supervised PhDs in the area of intellectual and literary coteries, and on visual communication and design. A long-standing member of the UL Environmental Committee, she is committed to education for sustainable development.

Research Interests

Cultural and Communication History
Popular Culture  
Critical Marketing and Business Ethics 
Intellectual, Publishing and Literary Networks 

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2011 'The Seeds Beneath the Snow: Resignation and Resistance in Teresa Deevy's Wife to James Whelan'
Ni Bheachain, C. (2011) 'The Seeds Beneath the Snow: Resignation and Resistance in Teresa Deevy's Wife to James Whelan' In: Irish Women Writers: New Critical Perspectives. Oxford: Peter Laing. [Details]
2007 '“‘We are of necessity anti-imperialists’: Irish Republicans and Empire, 1922-39”'
Ní Bheacháin, C. (2007) '“‘We are of necessity anti-imperialists’: Irish Republicans and Empire, 1922-39”' In: Enemies of Empire: new perspectives on imperialism, literature and history. Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
2006 ''Ireland a warning to India': Anti-Imperialist Solidarity in the Irish Free State'
Ni Bheachain, C (2006) ''Ireland a warning to India': Anti-Imperialist Solidarity in the Irish Free State' In: Ireland and India: Colonies, Culture and Empire. [Details]
2006 'Paperback Mother'
O'Malley, L; Patterson, M; Ni Bheachain, C (2006) 'Paperback Mother' In: Consuming Books: The Marketing and Consumption of Literature. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2018 'Conscience as Compass: Creative Encounters between Ireland and Latin America'
Ni Bheachain, C. and Mitchell, A. (2018) 'Conscience as Compass: Creative Encounters between Ireland and Latin America'. Irish Migration Studies in Latin America, 9 (1):1-10 [ULIR Link] [Details]
2012 'Sexuality, Marriage and Women’s Life Narratives in Teresa Deevy’s A Disciple (1931), The King of Spain’s Daughter (1935) and Katie Roche (1936)'
Ni Bheachain, C. (2012) 'Sexuality, Marriage and Women’s Life Narratives in Teresa Deevy’s A Disciple (1931), The King of Spain’s Daughter (1935) and Katie Roche (1936)'. Estudios Irlandeses, (7):79-91 [ULIR Link] [Details]
2012 'Seeing Ghosts: Gothic Discourses and State Formation'
Ni Bheachain, C (2012) 'Seeing Ghosts: Gothic Discourses and State Formation'. Eire-Ireland, 47 :37-63 [Details]
2007 'The mosquito press: Anti-imperialist rhetoric in republican journalism, 1926-39'
Ni Bheachain, Caoilfhionn (2007) 'The mosquito press: Anti-imperialist rhetoric in republican journalism, 1926-39'. Eire-Ireland, 42 (1-2):256-289 [Details]
2005 'Undergraduate Students' Perceptions of Technology-supported Learning: The Case of an Accounting Class'
Flynn, A ; Concannon, F; Ni Bheachain, C (2005) 'Undergraduate Students' Perceptions of Technology-supported Learning: The Case of an Accounting Class'. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL ON e-LEARNING, 4 (4):427-444 [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
2017 Irish Time? Temporalities in Irish Literature and Culture
Ni Bheachain, Caoilfhionn (2017) “Refusing time: Séan McCaughey and the disruption of the Free State narrative” Irish Time? Temporalities in Irish Literature and Culture Trinity Long Room Hub, Arts and Humanities Research Institute, Trinity College Dublin, 12-13 October, , 12-OCT-17 - 13-OCT-17 [Details]
2017 Irish Women Playwrights and Theatremakers
Ni Bheachain, Caoilfhionn (2017) “’Rage and Despair’: Teresa Deevy’s Rebellious Women in Context” Irish Women Playwrights and Theatremakers Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, 8-10 June, , 08-JUN-17 - 10-JUN-17 [Details]
2017 12th Conference of the Association of Franco-Irish Studies
Ni Bheachain, Caoilfhionn and Mitchell, Angus (2017) “I wish Ireland belonged to France: the correspondence of Alice Stopford Green and Jules Jusserand” 12th Conference of the Association of Franco-Irish Studies Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, 19th-20th May, , 19-MAY-17 - 20-MAY-17 [Details]
2017 Women’s History Association of Ireland: Gender and Class
Ni Bheachain, Caoilfhionn and Mitchell, Angus (2017) In Pursuit of a New Empathy: Vernon Lee and Alice Stopford Green” Women’s History Association of Ireland: Gender and Class The Moore Institute, NUI Galway, 21-22 April, , 21-APR-17 - 22-APR-17 [Details]
2016 Occluded Narratives: Researching Irish Women’s Writing 1880-1910
Mitchell, A; Ni Bheachain, C (2016) Alice Stopford Green and Vernon Lee: Glimpses into a Trans-European Cultural Network Occluded Narratives: Researching Irish Women’s Writing 1880-1910 Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, 25th-26th November, , 25-NOV-16 - 26-NOV-16 [Details]
2016 Academy of Marketing
Lynch, L., C. Ni Bheacháin and M. Patterson (2016) The Visual Language of Orla Kiely: A Radical Approach to Visual Engagement Academy of Marketing Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, 4th - 7th July 2016, , 04-JUL-16 - 07-JUL-16 [Details]
2016 Mise Éire? Shaping a Nation through Design
Ni Bheachain, C (2016) A Century of Rising Threads: Crafting, Memory and Material Culture Mise Éire? Shaping a Nation through Design National Museum of Ireland / Design Council Ireland, Dublin, 4-5 November, , 04-NOV-16 - 05-NOV-16 [Details]
2015 Academy of Marketing 2015: The Magic in Marketing
Ni Bheachain, C. (2015) Infant Feeding and Market Forces: Anxiety, Trust and the Cult of the Expert Academy of Marketing 2015: The Magic in Marketing University of Limerick, , 07-JUL-15 - 09-JUL-15 [Details]
2015 Academy of Marketing
Lynch, L; Patterson, M; Ni Bheacháin, C (2015) Curating Brand Culture: The Orla Kiely Brand Academy of Marketing University of Limerick, , 07-JUL-15 - 09-JUL-15 [Details]
2014 Locating the Gothic
Ni Bheachain, C. (2014) Locating the Ghosts: Fugitive Memory in a New State Locating the Gothic LCAD and MIC, Limerick, Ireland, , 22-OCT-14 - 25-DEC-14 [Details]
2011 (Un)Becoming Irishness: Imperfections and National Identities, 10th AEDEI International Conference
Ni Bheachain, C. (2011) Imperfect Independence: Representations of a Failing Society in Teresa Deevy's 'A Discipline' (Un)Becoming Irishness: Imperfections and National Identities, 10th AEDEI International Conference University of Oviedo, Spain, , 25-MAY-11 - 28-MAY-10 [Details]
2010 Women’s Memory Work: Gendered Dilemmas of Social Transformation
Ni Bheachain, C. (2010) “Lest We Forget”: Ghosts, Gothic and Gendered Memory in the Irish Free State Women’s Memory Work: Gendered Dilemmas of Social Transformation University of Limerick, , 24-AUG-10 - 27-AUG-10 [Details]
2009 Where Ghosts Live
Ni Bheachain, C. (2009) “Spectral Narratives: The Gothic Aesthetic of Irish Cultural Politics, 1921-32” Where Ghosts Live Universit College Cork, [Details]
2009 The Campus Engage International Conference
Ni Bheachain, C. and Fitzpatrick, C. (2009) Non-Formal Learning Spaces: The UL Farmers Market and a Business Communications Class The Campus Engage International Conference Dublin, , 04-JUN-09 - 05-JUN-09 [Details]
2008 Narrative Encounters: New Perspectives on Narration
Ni Bheachain, C. (2008) The Phantom Republic: Ghosts, Gothic and Political Ephemera Narrative Encounters: New Perspectives on Narration University College Cork, , 15-FEB-08 - 17-FEB-08 [Details]
2007 Seeing Things: Irish Studies and Visual Culture
Ni Bheachain, C. (2007) Seeing Ghosts: Political Ephemera and the Phantom Republic Seeing Things: Irish Studies and Visual Culture University of Limerick, , 22-JUN-07 - 24-JUN-07 [Details]
2007 Irish Feminist Thought Conference
Ni Bheachain, C. (2007) Haunting History: The Ghost Pamphlets of Cumann na mBan Irish Feminist Thought Conference NUI Galway, , 13-APR-07 - 14-APR-07 [Details]
2007 Irish Women Writers: National and European Contexts
Ni Bheachain, C. (2007) “‘Won’t we bring ourselves with us?’: The dramatic works of Teresa Deevy Irish Women Writers: National and European Contexts University of Leuven, Belgium, , 24-OCT-07 - 27-OCT-07 [Details]
2005 Seventh European Association for Consumer Research Conference
O’Malley, L., Patterson, M. and Ní Bheacháin, C (2005) ‘Paperback Mother: Parenting Manuals and the Ideology of Motherhood’ Seventh European Association for Consumer Research Conference Goteborg University, Sweden, , 15-MAY-05 - 18-JUN-05 [Details]
2004 Fourth Galway Conference on Colonialism: India and Ireland
Ni Bheachain, C. (2004) A Similar State of Bondage: An Examination of Irish Republican Solidarity with Indian Nationalism, 1926-39 Fourth Galway Conference on Colonialism: India and Ireland NUI Galway, , 02-JUN-04 - 05-JUN-04 [Details]
2004 Enemies of Empire Conference
Ni Bheachain, C. (2004) Anti-Imperialist Discourse and Republican Publications in the Free State Enemies of Empire Conference Centre for Irish Studies / Centre for Historical Research, University of Limerick, , 11-JUN-04 - 13-JUN-04 [Details]
2002 Reconstructing Identities: National Identity in Post-Soviet and Post-Colonial Film
Ni Bheachain, C. (2002) Imagining the Nation: Political and Cultural Identities in Irish Film Reconstructing Identities: National Identity in Post-Soviet and Post-Colonial Film Georgia State University, Tblisi, Republic of Georgia, , 22-MAY-02 - 26-MAY-02 [Details]

Book Review

  Year Publication
2016 Let's Shop - Review of Empire of Things: How we became a world of consumers from the fifteenth century to the Twenty-First.
Ni Bheachain, Caoilfhionn (2016) Let's Shop - Review of Empire of Things: How we became a world of consumers from the fifteenth century to the Twenty-First. Book Review [Details]
2011 Review of The Literature of Ireland: Culture and Criticism.
Ni Bheachain, C (2011) Review of The Literature of Ireland: Culture and Criticism. Book Review [Details]
2002 Review of States of Conflict: Gender, Violence and Resistance.
Ni Bheachain, C. (2002) Review of States of Conflict: Gender, Violence and Resistance. Book Review [Details]

Gov. Report or Document

  Year Publication
2016 Reflections on the Shuttle Hive: Crafting, Memory and Material Culture.
Ni Bheachain, Caoilfhionn (2016) Reflections on the Shuttle Hive: Crafting, Memory and Material Culture. Dublin: Gov. Report or Document [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2013 Shortlisted for the University of Limerick Teaching Excellence Award (Small-Group Teaching Category) Univeristy of Limerick
2008 Winner of the University of Limerick Teaching Excellence Award (Large-Group Teaching Category) University of Limerick
1999 IRCHSS Government of Ireland Doctoral Scholarship Irish Research Council
1998 NUI Postgraduate Research Fellowship NUI Galway

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
Association of Franco-Irish Studies Member /
Society for Irish Latin American Studies Member /
AEDEI Asociacíon Española de Estudios Irlandeses (Spanish Association for Irish Studies) Member /
American Conference of Irish Studies Member /

Committees

  Committee Function From / To
Coiste na Gaeilge Faculty Representative /
UL Environmental Committee /
Irish Women Writers Network 1880-1920 Organising Team 2017 /

Other Activities

  Description

External Examiner for Waterford Institute of Technology 2017-present 

Teaching Interests

Current Modules (2017-18):

CM4203: Communications
MK6132: Marketing and Popular Culture
CM6102: Communications for Business
CM8003: Research Networks