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Anthropology Graduate Student Nicholas Ames Wins an Elite NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Author: Mary Hendriksen

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Anthropology graduate student Nicholas Ames has won an elite National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF-GRFP). Nicholas, who is affiliated with the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies, researches historic migration and the influence immigrant communities have on the development of contemporary urban America. His particular focus is migration from Ireland's west coast.

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IRISH Seminar 2016: Classical Influences

Author: Mary Hendriksen

 

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With the theme "Classical Influences," the 2016 IRISH Seminar took participants to Dublin and Kylemore Abbey as they examined Irish culture from a number of different historical, sociological, and literary perspectives —all with the aim of recognizing the wide-ranging impact of Greek and Roman models on the development of Irish society.

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Marilyn Keough (1926-2016)

Author: Mary Hendriksen

From Christopher Fox, Professor of English and Director of the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies:

"It is with great regret that I announce the passing of Ireland Council member Mickie Keough, without whose help the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies would not exist.  We send our thoughts and prayers to all the members of the Keough family." 

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