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Marguérite Corporaal is Full Professor in Irish Literature in Transnational Contexts at Radboud University. She was the principal investigator of the research project Relocated Remembrance: The Great Famine in Irish (Diaspora) Fiction, 1847–1921, for which she obtained a Starting Grant for Consolidators from the European Research Council (2010–15). Furthermore, Corporaal was the director of the interdisciplinary International Network of Irish Famine Studies, funded by the Dutch research council NWO (2014–17) and the Gate Theatre Research Network (NWO-funded, 2017-20). Corporaal was awarded a VICI grant by NWO, for her project Redefining the Region: The Transnational Dimensions of Local Colour (2019-24). Furthermore, Corporaal is PI of Heritages of Hunger: Societal Reflections on Past European Famines in Education, Commemoration and Musealisation, which is funded as part of the NWA programme launched by NWO and the Dutch government. Among Corporaal’s recent international publications are Relocated Memories of the Great Famine in Irish and Diaspora Fiction, 1847–70 (Syracuse University Press, 2017); The Great Irish Famine and Social Class (co-edited, Peter Lang, 2019); The Great Irish Famine: Visual and Material Culture (co-edited, Liverpool UP, 2018); Irish Studies and the Dynamics of Memory (co-edited Peter Lang, 2017).

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