Angela Bourke is Professor of Irish-Language Studies and Head of Modern Irish emerita at University College Dublin. She will speak on "Jeremiah Curtin’s Connemara Storytellers, 1892-93."
Professor Bourke received her doctoral degree from University College Dublin. She is the author of many articles and books, including The Burning of Bridget Cleary: A True Story (London: Pimlico 1999) and Maeve Brennan of the New Yorker (London: Jonathan Cape 2004), Her most recent book is Voices Underfoot Memory, Forgetting, and Oral Verbal Art (Cork University Press, 2016). A member of the Royal Irish Academy, Professor Bourke is author as well of the collection of short stories By Salt Water (New Island New Fiction 1997).