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The Greek Tragic Family on the Irish Stage



On Friday, February 6th in 424 Flanner Hall the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies presents Isabelle Torrance, Associate Professor of Classics.  Professor Torrance will speak to “The Greek Tragic Family on the Irish Stage.” 

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Florence Impens, 2014-2015 Keough National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow

Author: Margaret Lloyd

Keough NEH Fellow Florence Impens

A student of poetry and native of France, Florence Impens participated in the 2013 Irish Seminar on Contemporary Irish Poetry in Paris.  Impressed with this introduction to the Keough-Naughton Institute, Impens applied for and was delighted to receive one of two Keough-NEH fellowships awarded this year.  She is making use of this time to develop a book length study of classical reception in contemporary Irish poetry while enjoying proximity to Notre Dame’s Special Collections.…

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Patrick McCabe Papers Acquisition

Author: Margaret Lloyd

Pat McCabe

Hesburgh Libraries recently acquired the papers of Patrick McCabe, renowned Irish novelist and playwright.  Twice listed for the Booker Prize, his novel The Butcher Boy “is a canonical Irish novel,”  according to Aedin Ni Bhroithe Clements, Irish studies librarian at Hesburgh Libraries who notes, “McCabe has been at the forefront of Irish literature for at least three decades.”  Born in Clones, County Monahan in 1955, McCabe is a writer of novels, short stories, plays and screenplays. A former visiting fellow in the Keough-Naughton Institute, he also has participated in the Irish Seminar, an annual intensive graduate course run by the Institute.  

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