Áine McGillicuddy

Dublin City University, Ireland

Dr Áine McGillicuddy is Director of the Centre for Translation and Textual Studies at Dublin City University where she lectures in German and Children’s Literature Studies. Her research interests are in child exile narratives and Children's Literature Translation Studies. Her publications include Politics and Ideology in Children's Literature (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2014), René Schickele and Alsace: Cultural Identity between the Borders (Oxford: Peter Lang, 2011) and articles on child exile narratives and translations of Beatrix Potter's picturebooks. She is former vice-president of iBbY Ireland and executive committee member of the Irish Society for the Study of Children's Literature.

“The Silent Books Exhibition, from the World to Lampedusa and Back” Breaking down Barriers with Wordless Picturebooks