One of our ongoing projects is compilation of a research bibliography on topics connected to the 8th amendment, activism, and contemporary collecting in Ireland.

Here is a sample of some related academic publications by a few of our network members:

  • Kate Antosik-Parsons, ‘A Body is a Body: The embodied politics of women’s sexual and reproductive politics in Irish art and culture’, Transnational Perspectives of Sexual and Reproductive Rights, ed. Tanya Bahkru, New York: Taylor & Francis, 2019.
  • Mary McAuliffe  (with Sinead Kennedy) ‘Defending Catholic Ireland’ in Roman Kuhar and David Paternotte (eds). Anti-Gender Campaigns; Mobilizing against Equality. London: Rowman & Littlefield, 2017.
  • Niamh McDonald, Kate Antosik-Parsons, Karen E. Till, Gerry Kearns and Jack Callan, ‘Campaigning for Choice: Canvassing as Feminist Pedagogy in Dublin Bay North’ After the 8th: Implications and Futures, eds. Kath Browne and Sydney Calkin, London: Zed Books (Forthcoming 2019).
  • Niamh NicGhabhann, ‘City walls, bathroom stalls and tweeting the Taoiseach: the aesthetics of protest and the campaign for abortion rights in the Republic of Ireland’, Continuum, 2018. DOI: 10.1080/10304312.2018.1468413.
  • Amy Walsh, ‘Crossing Troubled Waters: Ireland’, in Stettner, S. Pierson, C. MacQuarrie, C. Crossing Troubled Waters: Abortion in Ireland, Northern Ireland, and Prince Edward Island. Prince Edward Island: University of Prince Edward Island Press, 2018.

 

Press coverage of our work, and the work of our partner institutions on collecting the 8th:

Elizabeth Paton, ‘As Abortion Vote Nears, Irish Fashion Designers Choose a Side’, New York Times, 14 May 2018. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/14/fashion/repeal-the-8th-ireland-abortion.html

Geraldine Kendall Adams, ‘Collecting Drive Gets Underway  After Irish Abortion Referendum’, UK Museums Association News, 30 May 2018. https://www.museumsassociation.org/museums-journal/news/30052018-collecting-underway-after-irish-referendum

Conal Thomas, ‘How Archives are Changing What They Collect, and When’, Dublin Inquirer, 6 June 2018.  https://www.dublininquirer.com/2018/06/06/how-archives-are-changing-what-they-collect-and-when

Javier Pes, ‘Ireland’s National Museum Is Collecting Protest Art Made During the Historic Abortion Referendum’, Artnet.com, 14 June 2018. https://news.artnet.com/art-world/wanted-irelands-national-museum-seeks-protest-banners-created-countrys-historic-vote-abortion-1302443

Alex Marshall, ‘Posters, Banners, Boarding Passes: Museums Try to Get a Head Start on History’, New York Times, 18 June 2018. https://nyti.ms/2HYOijd

Alex Marshall, ‘How the National Museum is capturing ‘instant history’ of abortion referendum’, Irish Times, 21 June 2018. https://www.irishtimes.com/culture/heritage/how-the-national-museum-is-capturing-instant-history-of-abortion-referendum-1.3537495

Christina McSorley, ‘Etching Irish Abortion Referendum into History’, BBC News Northern Ireland, 16 July 2018. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-44821433

Deirdre Falvey, ‘What’s the National Museum of Ireland collecting? Repeal posters, bees and a wedding dress, Irish Times, 16 April 2019. https://www.irishtimes.com/culture/heritage/what-s-the-national-museum-of-ireland-collecting-repeal-posters-bees-and-a-wedding-dress-1.3858447

 

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