Guy Beiner is Professor of Modern History, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. He specializes in the study of history and memory in modern Ireland. The author of two award-winning books, his recent focus has been the study of social forgetting.
Christine Kinealy, Professor of History and Director of Ireland’s Great Hunger Institute, will provide insights into the four months Frederick Douglass spent in Ireland in 1845 with attention to his belief that the cause of the slave was the cause of the oppressed everywhere.
Notre Dame will expand its study of Ireland and its place in the world with the creation of a center to study modern Ireland, made possible by a leadership gift from Brian and Deidre Clingen.
An extraordinary exhibition at the Snite Museum of Art': "'Looking at the Stars': Irish Art at the University of Notre Dame" has captivated the University community since its opening in August.
The Keough-Naughton Institute has made the exhibit the site of many of its Fall 2019 readings and lectures.