Mon Sep 25, 2017

An Evening of Illustrative and Interpretative Music from the Art Institute of Chicago’s Exhibition: “Ireland: Crossroads of Art and Design 1690-1840


Location: Eck Visitors Center


This evening of music at Notre Dame will feature two of the perfomers, composers and musical curators Liz Carroll (fiddle) and Marty Fahey (piano) who created the music for the Art Institute of Chicago's 2015 exhibition, Ireland: Crossroads of Art and Design, 1690-1840, along with guest musician Aileen Dillane (Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick and Visiting Professor, Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies).

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Thu Sep 28, 2017

Seamus Heaney Memorial Lecture: Rónán McDonald: "Crediting Heaney"


Location: Room 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls


in the Instiute's annual Seamus Heaney Memorial Lecture, Rónán McDonald, Professor of Modern Literature and Director of Irish Studies at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, will speak on the concept of "credit" in Seamus Heaney’s work, both as an ascription of value to art and a wily negotiation of faith and belief. It will look at Heaney’s justifications of poetry and its purpose in his critical essays and in his ars poetica (poems about poetry), alert to various configurations of balance and equilibrium.

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Fri Oct 6, 2017

Fri Nov 10, 2017