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Finnegans Wake: On Infinite Translation


On the occasion of the publication of the final volume of the Italian translation of Joyce’s Finnegans Wake completed by Enrico Terrinoni and Fabio Pedone on May 4 2019 -  the eightieth anniversary of the original publication of Joyce’s definitive book - the entire six volumes will be presented to Notre Dame's Hesburgh Libraries. 

The event will include a roundtable on the issues of translatability and reading as a modality of "infinite translation", featuring one of the two Italian translators and editors of the work, Enrico Terrinoni, along with Declan Kiberd, Theodore Cachey, David Lummus, and members of the Notre Dame Finnegans Wake Reading Group.

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"How to Defuse a Bomb: The Project Children Story" (Des Henderson, 2016)

How To Defuse A Bomb The Project Children Story

The extraordinary untold story of how a NYPD bomb-disposal expert played an important role in helping defuse the decades-old Troubles in Northern Ireland by bringing vulnerable children to America for a summer of peace. Featuring an exclusive contribution from Bill Clinton and narrated by Liam Neeson.

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Marina Carr at Notre Dame

Author: Mary Hendriksen


In early September, the Keough-Naughton Institute welcomed the acclaimed Irish playwright Marina Carr to Notre Dame for a ten-day residency. She read from three of her works at the Snite Museum of Art, participated in a roundtable with Notre Dame faculty, led a playwriting workshop, visited a drama class and one on James Joyce's Ulysses, and met with actors from the Irish Theatre of Chicago, our faculty, and our students. 

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