Bringing Ireland to Notre Dame, Notre Dame to Ireland, and Ireland to the World
The Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies is a teaching-and-research institute dedicated to the study and understanding of Irish culture—in Ireland and around the world—in all of its manifestations.
Our signature Speakers and Public Talks Series goes virtual this year.
A new initiative at the Institute expands our study of Ireland and its place in the world.
In this monthly feature, we highlight a work of Irish art—and then amplify its meaning through music and poetry.
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Seamus Deane, Professor of English and the Donald and Marilyn Keough Professor of Irish Studies Emeritus, has died at age 81.
Always a formative experience for students and faculty marked by intense intellectual exchange, the 2021 graduate IRISH Seminar will take place from June 8 through 18—this year, online.
Enrico Terrinoni, Università per Stranieri di Perugia, continues work on James Joyce while exploring a new project that applies insights of quantum physics to theories of literary interpretation.
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Madelyn Lugli, ND '16, History major with an Irish Studies minor
Meet Madelyn Lugli, who graduated from Notre Dame in 2016 with a history major and Irish Studies minor and is now a doctoral student in history at Northwestern University. Madelyn writes that through acquiring a deep and multifaceted knowledge of Ireland, the Irish Studies minor gave her a unique lens for viewing the world.