Alison’s current monograph project explores the literary afterlives of the Irish nationalist Roger Casement (1864-1916), across a selection of twentieth and twenty-first century literature. This project maps the complex nexus of haunting and affective affiliations that Casement’s queer ghost casts over Irish and transnational literary history, mobilising questions about Europe’s unresolved relationship to its imperial past and the transatlantic legacy of such endeavours. Her monograph on the subject, The Literary Afterlives of Roger Casement: 1899-2016, is forthcoming with Liverpool University Press.

Alison has written about Casement for the Irish Historians in Britain; Modernism/modernity; New Hibernia Review and the Irish Times.

This research was supported by the Irish Research Council, the Leverhulme Trust, the Irish Association of American Studies and the UK-US Fulbright Commission.