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Events

Fri Feb 23, 2018

Fri Mar 2, 2018

"Irish Overdetermination: Strategies for Entering and Leaving the Gaeltacht”—The Annual Breandán Ó Buachalla Memorial Lecture, Presented by Diarmuid Ó Giolláin

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Location: Room 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Diarmuid O Giollain

The annual Breandán Ó Buachalla Memorial Lecture will be delivered by Professor Diarmuid Ó Giolláin, Chair, Irish Language and Literature and Concurrent Professor of Anthropology. His topic: "Irish Overdetermination: Strategies for Entering and Leaving the Gaeltacht."

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Thu Mar 22, 2018

Song of Granite

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Location: Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Songofgranite

Acclaimed filmmaker Pat Collins brings the dramatic life story of legendary seannós singer Joe Heaney to the screen in this exploration of the man and his music. With an approach that marries traditional narrative episodes with documentary footage, the film celebrates the music Joe Heaney created while painting an unflinching portrait of Heaney the man.

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Fri Apr 6, 2018

Mary Mullen: "Maria Edgeworth, Realism, and the Institution of the Nineteenth-Century Novel"

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Location: 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Marymullen

Mary Mullen is an assistant professor of English and member of the Irish Studies faculty at Villanova University. She is currently completing a book manuscript titled Novel Institutions: Realism, Anachronism, and the Nineteenth-Century Novel, which rethinks British realism through an attention to the nineteenth-century Irish novel.

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