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Assoc Professor Síofra Pierse

Assoc Professor

Síofra Pierse

Associate Professor
School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics
01 716 8273
University College Dublin, School of Languages Cultures and Linguistics, Newman Building Belfield Dublin 4

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

JOURNAL/SERIES EDITED
1 May 2018 - 1 Jul 2021
Internet publication
MEMBERSHIP
SEMFS Society for Early Modern French Studies
1 Jan 2017
Ordinary Member
CONSULTING / ADVISORY
Schwarzman Scholarship (Tsinghua, China) Selection Committee (2016)
30 Aug 2016 - 30 Sep 2020
Member of international team for assessment of applications to Schwarzman Scholarships. Selection of applicants for interview process.
COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
QA SLCL Chair SARCC 2016-17 (Self-Assessment Review coordinating committee)
1 Aug 2016 - 30 Nov 2017
DISTINCTION
NUI Publication Grant 1500euros
2016
Towards publication of: The Dark Side of Diderot / Le Diderot des ombres (Peter Lang, 2015)
CONSULTING / ADVISORY
1 May 2015 - 1 Dec 2015
Member of European selection committee for applications of first entry cohort of Schwarzman Scholarships (autumn 2015 to begin in Beijing in autumn 2016)
DISTINCTION
UCD College of Arts and Celtic Studies Conference Funding 500euros
2013
Towards organisation of international tercentenary conference on DIDEROT, UCD Newman House, on Friday 7 June 2013.
DISTINCTION
Dark Side of Diderot Conference Funding French Embassy 300euros & Champagne
2013
Towards inviting a Keynote Speaker to the conference on Diderot 'Dark Side of Diderot' which I organised in conjunction with TCD colleague Dr James Hanrahan at UCD on June 7th 2013. Embassy also generously provided Veuve Cliquot Champagne for reception at end of Conference.
DISTINCTION
VEOLIA Funding for International Diderot Conference Hospitality 600euros
2013
CONSULTING / ADVISORY
External Examiner (French with Irish), National University of Ireland, Galway (2013-15)
1 Jan 2013 - 31 Aug 2015
External Examiner, French with Irish (January 2013 - 2015).