Upcoming Events

Thu Sep 20, 2018

Screening of "In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America" with Director Maurice Fitzpatrick


Location: Hesburgh Center for International Studies Auditorium


"In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America" was written, produced and directed by Maurice Fitzpatrick, who will be present to introduce the film and to do a Q & A after the screening.

The documentary follows the life of Nobel Peace Prize winner John Hume as he worked tirelessly over decades to rally the support of one American president after another to back the peace process in Ireland, and was a key agent in the transformation of Northern Ireland - one which valued inclusive peace.

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Fri Sep 21, 2018

Fri Sep 28, 2018

Clíona Ní Ríordáin on "Exchanging Places: Ciaran Carson’s Transcreational Poetics"


Location: Room 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Hall


Clíona Ní Ríordáin is Professor of English at the University Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3, where she teaches Irish literature and translation studies and convenes the Master’s programme in Irish Studies.  She holds degrees from the National University of Ireland and from the universities of Lyons and Paris. Her research interests lie in contemporary Irish poetry, and sociolinguistics. She directs the Irish Studies research group, ERIN. Her most recent publication is the bilingual anthology Jeune Poésie d’Irlande

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