Maynooth University

Professor Susan Schreibman

Susan Schreibman is Professor of Digital Humanities and Director of An Foras Feasa. Her research in the Digital Humanities ranges from text encoding and the creation of digital scholarly editions, to more recent interests in Virtual Worlds and Datamining. In Irish poetic modernism she has focused on the life and work of the Irish poet, literary and art critic, and Director of the National Gallery of Ireland (1950-63), Thomas MacGreevy (1893-1967).

Over the past decade she has held held several leadership positions in digital humanities/libraries centres. Previous to taking up this post, she was the Trinity Long Room Hub Senior Lecturer in Digital Humanities (2011-2014), the Director of the Digital Humanities Observatory (2008-2011), a national digital humanities centre developed under the auspices of the Royal Irish Academy. Previously she  was Assistant Dean for Digital Collections and Research, University of Maryland Libraries (2005-2008), and Assistant Director of the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (2001-2004).

She is the the founding editor of several web-based projects, including Letters of 1916, The Thomas MacGreevy Archive, Irish Resources in the Humanities, and The Versioning Machine, a tool to edit and visualise multiple versions of deeply-encoded text.

Dr Jennifer Kelly

Jennifer Kelly holds a Ph.D. from Mary Immaculate College, Limerick. She is currently Coordinator of graduate education programmes – coordination of staff and students across MA and structured PhD programmes – at An Foras Feasa. She has also been a project fellow on the IRCHSS-funded Associational Culture in Ireland research project in the Department of History (Principal investigator, Prof. R.V. Comerford).


Dr Vincent Lazzarini

VIctor LazzariniVictor Lazzarini (1969) is a Senior Lecturer at the Music Department and director of the Music Technology Laboratory, working mainly in the area of Computer Music. A graduate of the Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP) in Brazil, he completed his doctorate at the University of Nottingham in 1996.

Among his awards, he received an Honour Mention for his orchestral piece Anima Mea, in Brazil (1995); the Heyman Research Scholarship and the Hallward Composition Prize, for his Magnificat, in England (1996); the NUIM New Researcher Award (2001); the ICUF scholarship (2005); and the IMRO/AIC Mostly Modern International Composition Prize (2006), for Dance of the Dawn (Timelines IIIa).