Highly Commended

‘Home is where the heart is’: A consideration of the relationship between emotional states and stage spaces in A Doll’s House and A Streetcar Named Desire

Kerry Brennan
Trinity College, University of Dublin
Category: 
Literature

From victim to victor: an examination of female relationships in Sheridan Le Fanu’s ‘Carmilla’

Thomas Godfrey
Trinity College, University of Dublin
Category: 
Literature

An bhean sí mar shiombail ar chultúr na hÉireann.

Hannah Somers
NUI Galway
Category: 
Irish Language

The Architecture of Containment in Bleak House

Nora Moroney
Trinity College, University of Dublin
Category: 
Literature

Macallaí Litríocht na Gaeilge in An Béal Bocht

Deirdre Johnstone
St. Patrick's College
Category: 
Irish Language

“In short, she is an angel; and I am—”: Freakishness, Monstrosity and Gender Subversion in Wilkie Collins’s The Woman in White

Meadhbh McGrath
Trinity College, University of Dublin
Category: 
Literature

Splancanna ó shaol eile': An léargas a thugtar dúinn ar Mheiriceá Laidineach i litríocht taistil chomhaimseartha na Gaeilge.

Louise Farrell
NUI Galway
Category: 
Irish Language

Focalization, Embedded Narrative, Readers’ Responses: Narrative Strategies in H. G. Wells’s The Invisible Man

Yannick Weiler
Universität Trier
Category: 
Literature

Keats and the Cinematic Time-Image: Temporal Existence in Ode on a Grecian Urn

Eavan Gaffney
Université Paris Diderot - Paris 7
Category: 
Literature

"A Defence of Same-Sex Marriage"

Gah-Kai Leung
University of Warwick
Category: 
Politics & International Relations

Despite hints deployed in the narrative, the narrator of In the Lake of the Woods ultimately refuses the reader a conclusive answer regarding the fate of John and Kathy Wade. How is this refusal significant to the novel’s exploration of American history?

Martha Hegarty
University College Cork
Category: 
Literature

"Why Recent Hukou Reform is Insufficient in Addressing Urban-Rural Disparities"

Frank Weng
University of Toronto
Category: 
Politics & International Relations

The importance of female suicide in Chopin and Plath

Ruth Lawlor
University College Cork
Category: 
Literature

The Trouble with ‘Tribe’: Beyond a Monocausal Explanation for Ethnicized Conflict in Sub-Saharan Africa

Surer Mohamed
Western University
Category: 
Politics & International Relations

The Role of the Male Gaze in The Virgin Suicides: Examining how the Lisbon sisters reject the role of the passive female and trap the male narrators

Hilary Hovenden
University College Dublin
Category: 
Literature

Using discourse analysis, critically evaluate the portrayal of gender, specifically of the politically violent women, in 'The Terrorist'.

Amanda Sheppard
University of St. Andrews
Category: 
Politics & International Relations

That Eimear McBride, with A Girl is a Half-formed Thing, has found the Broken Language necessary for Successful Trauma Writing

Aedamar Kirrane
University College Dublin
Category: 
Literature

Scopic Economies in Angela Carter’s Short Stories: The Deconstruction of the Fairytale and the Male Gaze in the Construction of the Female Erotic

Adiba Jaigirdar
University College Dublin
Category: 
Literature

A Legal Solution in the South China Sea: Problems of Complexity and Contestation

Finian Cullity
University of Queensland
Category: 
Politics & International Relations

Victorian Psychology and George Eliot’s Exploration of the Organic System in "The Lifted Veil"

Michael Wilkinson
University of British Columbia
Category: 
Literature