E. Moore Quinn is Professor of Anthropology at the College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, where she teaches courses in linguistic anthropology and the peoples and cultures of Europe, Ireland and Irish America. Author of Irish American Folklore in New England (Academica Press, 2009), Quinn maintains a strong interest in the oral traditions and verbal art of Ireland and Irish America. In 2018, she co-edited Pilgrimage in Practice: Narration, Reclamation and Healing (CAB International). She has served as the guest editor for several publications, including Cultural Survival Quarterly (2001), Practicing Anthropology (2007), Irish Studies Review (2010; 2015) and the International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage (2018). As part of the Great Hunger Institute’s publication series at Quinnipiac University, Quinn published on the effects of An Gorta Mór as revealed through the lore of Irish American women and children (2017; 2018). In the same series, she published on the experiences of Irish women as seasonal migrants to Scotland in the twentieth century (2020). Additional articles and reviews can be found in Anthropological Quarterly, Éire/Ireland, New Hibernia Review, and the Irish Literary Supplement. Quinn’s most recent project, a work entitled Women and Pilgrimage, will be published by CAB International in 2022.

quinne@cofc.edu


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