|Areas of expertise||
Ann Wilson lectures in Visual Culture in the Media Communications department, Munster Technological University, Cork, Ireland. She has published widely on Irish visual and material culture in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, including neo-Gothic church decoration, the sculpture of Seamus Murphy, popular Irish Catholic imagery, the Arts and Crafts movement, the work of stained-glass artist Harry Clarke, and picture postcard culture in early twentieth-century Ireland. Her book, The Picture Postcard: a new window into Edwardian Ireland (2021), is published by Peter Lang as part of the Reimagining Ireland series.
Lecturer in Visual Culture, Media Communications Department, Munster Technological University.
(2021) The Picture Postcard: A New Window into Edwardian Ireland, Peter Lang.
(2020) ‘Picture Postcard Politics: the expression of dissent via picture postcards in Edwardian Ireland’, in Rebellious Writing. Marginalised Edwardians and the Struggle for Symbolic Power, edited by Lauren O’Hagan, Peter Lang.
(2018) ‘Harry Clarke: the Honan Chapel windows (1915-17)’, in Harry Clarke and Artistic Visions of the New Irish State, edited by Angela Griffith, Marguerite Helmers and Roisin Kennedy, Irish Academic Press.
(2015) ‘The material and visual culture of the construction of Irish Catholic identity: Saint Colman’s Cathedral, Queenstown, County Cork’ in Material Religion in Modern Britain, edited by Timothy Jones and Lucinda Matthews-Jones, Palgrave Macmillan.
(2014) ‘Enchantment and power: the bleeding statues of Templemore’, in Emotion, Design and Material Culture, edited by Dr Anna Moran and Dr Sorcha O’Brien, Bloomsbury .
|Peer Reviewed Journals||
(2018) ‘Image Wars: The Edwardian Picture Postcard and the Construction of Irish Identity in the Early 1900s’, Media History, Volume 24, 2018 – Issue 3-4: Media Connections between Britain and Ireland, 2018
(2015) ‘Constructions of Irishness in a collection of early 20th century picture postcards’, Canadian Journal of Irish Studies, 2015.
(2014) ‘Irish Catholic Fiction of the Early Twentieth Century: The Power of Imagery’, New Hibernia Review, March.
(2013) ‘Arts and Crafts and Revivalism in Catholic Church Decoration: a Brief Duration’, Eire-Ireland, Dec 2013
(Forthcoming) ‘The stained glass of St Colman’s Cathedral’, Glass Ireland 2021, the Glass Society of Ireland.