Dr Sinéad Moynihan



Ireland, Migration and Return Migration The Returned Yank in the Cultural Imagination, 1952 to Present, Liverpool, Liverpool University Press, 2019.

Other People's Diasporas: Negotiating Race in Contemporary Irish and Irish-American Culture, Syracuse, NY, Syracuse University Press, 2013.

Passing Into the Present, Manchester, Manchester Univ Pr, 2010.


Ann Petry's Cakewalk: Domestic Workers and The New Yorker at Mid-Century, MELUS, vol. 44.1, Oxford University Press (OUP), 2019, 1-21

The Lost Apostrophe?: Race, the roots journey and the Rose of Tralee pageant, Irish Studies Review, vol. 26, no. 1, 2018, 38-54

Empty, Musing, Poignant: Rupture, Nostalgia and the Seaside Resort in Contemporary Irish Fiction., Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction, vol. 57.3, 2016, 310-322

'Watch me go invisible: Representing Racial Passing in Mat Johnson and Warren Pleece's Incognegro, South Central Review, vol. 32, no. 3, 2015, 45-69

Identity predicaments and the music metaphor in contemporary Irish fiction, Irish Studies Review, vol. 24.1, Routledge, 2015, 79-94

'From Disposability to Recycling': William Faulkner and the New Politics of Re-writing in Jesmyn Ward's Salvage the Bones, Studies in the Novel, vol. 47, no. 4, 2015, 550-567

'Pen and Ink and Page': The 'American Letter' in Irish Atlantic Literature, Symbiosis: a journal of anglo-american literary relations, vol. 19, no. 2, 2015, 171-191

'Beautiful White Girlhood'? Daisy Buchanan in Nella Larsen's Passing, African American Review, vol. 47, no. 1, 2014, 37-49

'Upground and belowground topographies': The Chronotopes of Skyscraper and Subway in Colum McCann's New York novels before and after 9/11, Studies in American Fiction, vol. 39, no. 2, 2012, 269-290

The Ghost of the Real Leg: Maurice Walsh, John Ford, and Adaptation in Roddy Doyle's The Dead Republic, New Hibernia Review, vol. 15, no. 1, 2011, 49-63

'None of us will always be here': Whiteness, Loss and Alice McDermott's At Weddings and Wakes, Contemporary Women's Writing, vol. 4, no. 1, 2010, 40-54

Transnational 'Tragic Mulatto': Phil Lynott, The Nephew and Mixed Race Irishness, Internationalist Review of Irish Culture, vol. 1, 2009, 60-77

History Repeating Itself: Passing, Pudd'nhead Wilson and The President's Daughter, Callaloo: A Journal of African Diaspora Arts and Letters, vol. 32, no. 3, 2009, 809-821

Marginal Man and Hard-Boiled Detective: Racial Passing in Robert Skinner's Wesley Farrell Series, Clues: A Journal of Detection, vol. 26, no. 3, 2008

'War is not a Map': Irish America, Transnationalism and Joseph O'Connor's Redemption Falls, Comparative American Studies, vol. 6, no. 4, 2008, 358-373

Stand(ing) Up for the Immigrants: The Work of Comedian Des Bishop, Irish Studies Review, vol. 16, no. 4, 2008, 403-413

Ships in Motion: Crossing the Black and Green Atlantics in Joseph O'Connor's Star of the Sea, Symbiosis: A Journal of Anglo-American Literary Relati, vol. 12, no. 1, 2008, 41-58

'Kissing the rod that chastised me': Scarlett, Rhett and Miscegenation in Margaret Mitchell's Gone With the Wind, Irish Journal of American Studies, vol. 13/14, 2007, 123-137


'We are where we are': Colm Tóibín's Brooklyn, Mythologies of Return and the Post-Celtic Tiger Moment, in Eckel LE, Elliott CF (eds) The Edinburgh Companion to Atlantic Literary Studies, Edinburgh: Edinburgh UP, 2016, 88-102

Native Christian Syncretism in Two Louise Erdrich Novels, in Middleton DJN (eds) Mother Tongue Theologies: Poets, Novelists, Non-Western Christianity, Eugene, Oregon: Wipf and Stock, 2009, 211-233

Living Parchments, Human Documents: Racial Identity and Authorship in Erasure and The Bondwoman's Narrative, in Brown S, Tettenborn É (eds) Engaging Tradition, Making It New: Essays on Teaching Recent African American Literature, Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars, 2008, 103-121