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Dr. Dolores Resano

Dr. Dolores Resano

Dolores Resano is an IRC Postdoctoral Fellow at the Clinton Institute for American Studies, where she is completing a monograph on American literary fiction in the era of Trump. Her interdisciplinary research focuses on contemporary American literature and culture, with a particular interest in politics and its multiple effects on […]

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Studying America in Ireland

This is a fascinating time to study the United States as it comes to terms with its global status as a ‘unipolar’ power and the Clinton Institute offers a very fresh perspective on the US in the 21st century. Under conditions of Globalization the meanings of ‘America’ circulate widely today […]

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UCD and American Studies

UCD has a long and distinguished history in the teaching of American Studies. A Chair in Modern English and American Literature was held by Professor Denis Donoghue as far back as 1960. In more recent years the university has fostered a unique range of expertise and experience in the teaching […]

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After poisoning and dividing America, Donald Trump has won an ugly victory

America and Ireland: Re-imagining Priorities

America and Ireland: Re-imagining Priorities

In association with the Washington Ireland Program 16th November 2016 Crowell & Moring, 1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20004 Report by Ted Smyth (Chair, UCD Clinton Institute Advisory Board) The UCD Clinton Institute and the Washington Ireland Program hosted a timely forum in Washington, DC on November 16 on […]

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Diaspora Toolkit

May 2016 Funded by The Department of the Taoiseach In May 2015, following tender, the Minister for Diaspora Affairs at the Department of the Taoiseach, Mr. Jimmy Deenihan, TD commissioned the Clinton Institute to develop a Local DiasporaToolkit.  The production of the Toolkit follows on from a commitment in the […]

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How the United States Ends Wars

23- 24 October 2015, Report by Dr. Jack Thompson On 23 and 24 October 2015, the UCD Clinton Institute hosted a conference with the title “How the United States Ends Wars.” Noted experts in the field gave three impressive keynotes speeches: Gideon Rose, editor of Foreign Affairs;Professor Marilyn Young, of New York […]

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Arthur Miller Centenary

Arthur Miller Centenary

To mark the centenary of Arther Miller’s birth, the Institute, the Gate Theatre and the Dublin Theatre Festival presented a weekend of events to pay tribute to the man and his works. The enthusiastic audience was treated to a series of readings, discussions and interviews about Miller, and his writing given by directors, actors, biographers and academics, including Christopher Bigsby who finished the weekend with a wonderful lecture about his time with Miller when writing his biography.

Global Irish Civic Forum

Global Irish Civic Forum

Irish Abroad Unit, Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade and UCD Clinton Institute  3-4 June 2015 Dublin Castle As set out in ‘Global Irish – Ireland’s Diaspora Policy’ the first Global Irish Civic Forum took place in Dublin Castle on 3-4 June 2015. It was an opportunity for organisations supporting the […]

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