DOOLEY, ANN Contact Areas of Interest

Dooley, Ann
Celtic Studies Program
St. Michael’s College
50 St Joseph Street
Toronto, ON
t: 416-926-7145
e: ann.dooley@utoronto.ca
  • Medieval Irish secular and religious literature in Irish and Latin
  • Popular superstitions and Christian redress in 12th Century Ireland

About

Ann Dooley is Professor with the Center for Medieval Studies and the Celtic Studies Program at St. Michael’s College at the University of Toronto, where she specializes in Irish literature. She completed her BA and MA in University College Dublin, and her PhD at Toronto. Her research focuses on medieval Irish secular and religious literature in Irish and Latin, and popular superstitions and Christian redress in 12th-century Ireland. She is currently working on “Visions on a May Morning: the uses of Wonder in Ireland and Britain, 100-1200.”

Selected publications

(in progress). Visions on a May Morning: the uses of Wonder in Ireland and Britain 100-1200

2006. “Irish scribes and the art of storytelling

2006. Playing the Hero: Reading early Irish Saga

2006. “Redrawing the Boundaries: the minor illustrations in the Book of Kells”

2004. “Arthur of the Irish: a valid concept?”

2004. “The date and context of Acallam na Senorach”