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Angeline Kearns Blain

Angeline Kearns Blain has been Adjunct Professor of Sociology and Women’s Studies at Boise State University. She has presented numerous papers at sociology conferences, and published numerous chapters, articles and books while teaching at BSU.

The following is a list of some of her most important publications:


Blain, Angeline Kearns, and Michael Blain (1985). “The Ballet and the Body: Three Steps in the Genealogy of a Political Practice.” Presented at the 11th Annual Social Theory, Politics, and the Arts Conference. New School for Research, New York, 25-27 October.
Blain, Angeline Kearns. 1988. The Boise Peace Quilt Project: Tactical textiles, 1981-87. M.A. Thesis, Boise State University.
.———. 1994. Tactical textiles: A genealogy of the Boise Peace Quilt Project, 1981-1988. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company.
.———. 1999. Juanita ‘Jay’ Uberuaga Hormaechea and the Boise Heritage School of Basque Dancing. In Portraits of the Basques in the New World, edited by Jeronima Echeverria and Richard Etulain, 192-211. Reno: University of Nevada Press.
.———. 2000. Stealing sunlight: Growing up in Irishtown. Dublin, Ireland: A.& A. Farmar. Available from 
.———. 2009. I used to be Irish: Leaving Ireland, Becoming American. Dublin, Ireland: A. & A. Farmar. Available from Amazon
.———. 2013. The second implantation of Munster: George “Lord” Bennett of Bandon, Ireland, and the “white” settlement of Bandon, Oregon. In Moving Forward into the Past: Three Means of Reading History, chair Jodie Chilson. American Conference of Irish Studies, West, San Francisco, California