Dr Kate Mathis

  • University Lecturer in Celtic and Gaelic, Affiliate (Celtic & Gaelic)
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant(AWSP) (Learning Enhancement & Academic Development Service)

Research interests

  • The texts and characters of the medieval Gaelic Ulster Cycle in their earliest context and later reception (translation to English, reshaping during the Celtic Revival, exchange of component tales between Ireland and Scotland);
  • Women writers of the Celtic Revival;
  • Elegy, lament, and cultural representations of grief, mourning, and violent emotion in Gaelic and Welsh literature (ca. AD 700-1500);
  • Women’s poetry in the Scottish Gàidhealtachd (ca. AD 1200-1800).

Publications

List by: Type | Date

Jump to: 2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2013 | 2011 | 2008
Number of items: 13.

2021

Mathis, K. (2021) Gaelic women's poetry. In: Davis, L. and Sorensen, J. (eds.) International Companion to the Scottish Literature of the Long Eighteenth Century. Scottish Literature International: Glasgow, UK. (In Press)

2020

Thickpenny, C., Forsyth, K. , Geddes, J. and Mathis, K. (Eds.) (2020) Peopling Insular Art: Practice, Performance, Perception. Oxbow Books: Oxford, UK. ISBN 9781789254549

2019

Innes, S. and Mathis, K. (2019) Gaelic tradition and the Celtic Revival in children’s literature in Scottish Gaelic and English. In: Dunnigan, S. and Lai, S.-F. (eds.) The Land of Story Books: Scottish Children's Literature in the Nineteenth Century. Series: Occasional Papers No. 23. Scottish Literature International: Glasgow, pp. 107-157. ISBN 9781908980298

Mathis, K. (2019) “Tha Mulad Air M’Inntinn” and early modern Gaelic dialogue poetry. Aiste, 5, pp. 90-140.

2018

Martin, J. and Mathis, K. L. (2018) Elegy and commemorative writing. In: Royan, N. (ed.) The International Companion to Scottish Literature 1400-1650. Series: International companions to Scottish literature (6). Scottish Literature International: Glasgow, pp. 173-199. ISBN 9781908980236

Mathis, K. (2018) Campbell, Marioun (Mòr nighean Dhonnchaidh), fl. 1560s. In: Ewan, E., Pipes, R., Rendall, J. and Reynolds, S. (eds.) The New Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh. ISBN 9781474436274

Mathis, K. (2018) Ross, Elizabeth Jane, 1789‒1875. In: Ewan, E., Pipes, R., Rendall, J. and Reynolds, S. (eds.) The New Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh. ISBN 9781474436274

Mathis, K. L. (2018) Presence, absence, and audience: the elegies of Sìleas na Ceapaich “At Home” and “Abroad”. In: Dye, S., Ewan, E. and Glaze, A. (eds.) Gender and Mobility in Scotland and Abroad. Series: Guelph series in Scottish studies (4). Centre for Scottish Studies, University of Guelph: Guelph, Ontario, pp. 183-200. ISBN 9780889556355

2013

Mathis, K. L. (2013) Parallel Wives: Deirdriu and Lúaine in Longes mac n-Uislenn & Tochmarc Lúaine ogus Aided Athairne. In: Toner, G. and Mac Mathúna, S. (eds.) Ulidia 3: Proceedings of the Third International Conference on the Ulster Cycle of Tales, University of Ulster, Coleraine, 22-25 June, 2009: in Memoriam Patrick Leo Henry. Curach Bhán Publications: Berlin, pp. 17-24. ISBN 9783942002080

Mathis, K. L. (2013) An Irish poster girl? Writing Deirdre during the Revival. In: Lyons, P., Maley, W. and Miller, J. (eds.) Romantic Ireland: From Tone to Gonne: Fresh Perspectives on Nineteenth-Century Ireland. Cambridge Scholars Publishing: Newcastle, pp. 263-280. ISBN 9781443844208

Mathis, K. L. (2013) Mourning the Maic Uislenn: blood, death, & grief in Longes mac n-Uislenn & 'Oidheadh Chloinne hUisneach'. Scottish Gaelic Studies, 29, pp. 1-20.

2011

Mathis, K. L. (2011) Gaelic gemina opera? The verse and prose texts of Saltair na Rann & Scél Saltrach na Rann. Scottish Gaelic Studies, 28, pp. 1-20.

2008

Mathis, K. L. (2008) An Ulster tale in Breadalbane? Personæ and literary allusion in the poetry of Mòr Chaimbeul. Aiste, 2, pp. 43-69.

This list was generated on Fri Dec 3 02:20:55 2021 GMT.
Number of items: 13.

Articles

Mathis, K. (2019) “Tha Mulad Air M’Inntinn” and early modern Gaelic dialogue poetry. Aiste, 5, pp. 90-140.

Mathis, K. L. (2013) Mourning the Maic Uislenn: blood, death, & grief in Longes mac n-Uislenn & 'Oidheadh Chloinne hUisneach'. Scottish Gaelic Studies, 29, pp. 1-20.

Mathis, K. L. (2011) Gaelic gemina opera? The verse and prose texts of Saltair na Rann & Scél Saltrach na Rann. Scottish Gaelic Studies, 28, pp. 1-20.

Mathis, K. L. (2008) An Ulster tale in Breadalbane? Personæ and literary allusion in the poetry of Mòr Chaimbeul. Aiste, 2, pp. 43-69.

Book Sections

Mathis, K. (2021) Gaelic women's poetry. In: Davis, L. and Sorensen, J. (eds.) International Companion to the Scottish Literature of the Long Eighteenth Century. Scottish Literature International: Glasgow, UK. (In Press)

Innes, S. and Mathis, K. (2019) Gaelic tradition and the Celtic Revival in children’s literature in Scottish Gaelic and English. In: Dunnigan, S. and Lai, S.-F. (eds.) The Land of Story Books: Scottish Children's Literature in the Nineteenth Century. Series: Occasional Papers No. 23. Scottish Literature International: Glasgow, pp. 107-157. ISBN 9781908980298

Martin, J. and Mathis, K. L. (2018) Elegy and commemorative writing. In: Royan, N. (ed.) The International Companion to Scottish Literature 1400-1650. Series: International companions to Scottish literature (6). Scottish Literature International: Glasgow, pp. 173-199. ISBN 9781908980236

Mathis, K. (2018) Campbell, Marioun (Mòr nighean Dhonnchaidh), fl. 1560s. In: Ewan, E., Pipes, R., Rendall, J. and Reynolds, S. (eds.) The New Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh. ISBN 9781474436274

Mathis, K. (2018) Ross, Elizabeth Jane, 1789‒1875. In: Ewan, E., Pipes, R., Rendall, J. and Reynolds, S. (eds.) The New Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh. ISBN 9781474436274

Mathis, K. L. (2018) Presence, absence, and audience: the elegies of Sìleas na Ceapaich “At Home” and “Abroad”. In: Dye, S., Ewan, E. and Glaze, A. (eds.) Gender and Mobility in Scotland and Abroad. Series: Guelph series in Scottish studies (4). Centre for Scottish Studies, University of Guelph: Guelph, Ontario, pp. 183-200. ISBN 9780889556355

Mathis, K. L. (2013) Parallel Wives: Deirdriu and Lúaine in Longes mac n-Uislenn & Tochmarc Lúaine ogus Aided Athairne. In: Toner, G. and Mac Mathúna, S. (eds.) Ulidia 3: Proceedings of the Third International Conference on the Ulster Cycle of Tales, University of Ulster, Coleraine, 22-25 June, 2009: in Memoriam Patrick Leo Henry. Curach Bhán Publications: Berlin, pp. 17-24. ISBN 9783942002080

Mathis, K. L. (2013) An Irish poster girl? Writing Deirdre during the Revival. In: Lyons, P., Maley, W. and Miller, J. (eds.) Romantic Ireland: From Tone to Gonne: Fresh Perspectives on Nineteenth-Century Ireland. Cambridge Scholars Publishing: Newcastle, pp. 263-280. ISBN 9781443844208

Edited Books

Thickpenny, C., Forsyth, K. , Geddes, J. and Mathis, K. (Eds.) (2020) Peopling Insular Art: Practice, Performance, Perception. Oxbow Books: Oxford, UK. ISBN 9781789254549

This list was generated on Fri Dec 3 02:20:55 2021 GMT.

Teaching

Currently:

  • Celtic Civilisation 1A (convener)
  • Academic Writing Skills Programme
  • Mastering Academic Writing

Postgraduate

  • Gender, Politics and Power (History, contributor)

Recently:

  • Pre-honours:
    • Celtic Civilisation 1B
    • Celtic Civilisation 2A / 2B
  • Honours:
    • Introduction to Middle Welsh
    • Medieval Welsh Literature
  • Postgraduate:
    • Skills and Scholarship in Celtic Studies
    • Themes and Debates in Celtic Studies

Additional information

Current project:

Helens of the Gael, an annotated anthology of women's depictions of Deirdre during the Celtic Revival.