Sarah McKibben

Sarah McKibben, Associate Professor of Irish Language and Literature 


Sarah McKibben joined the Notre Dame faculty in 2002. She received her M.Phil. in Irish Studies at the National University of Ireland, Dublin and her doctorate from Cornell University (2003). In 2004, she received the Adele Dalsimer Dissertation Prize from the American Conference for Irish Studies. She is the author of Endangered Masculinities in Irish Poetry, 1540-1780 (UCD Press, 2010), which received Honorable Mention for the 2010 Rhodes Prize from the American Conference for Irish Studies. She has published in the >Irish Review (2000), New Voices in Irish Criticism, edited by P.J. Mathews (2000), Research in African Literatures (2003), Proceedings of the Harvard Celtic Colloquium> (2007, 2011), Éire-Ireland (2003, 2008), Irish Studies: Geographies and Genders (2008), Blackwell's Companion to Irish Literature (2010), CSANA 2010 Proceedings, and The Midnight Court: A Critical Edition (2011).

Prof.  McKibben’s research interests include early modern and 18th-century Irish poetry, colonial and postcolonial studies, gender studies, contemporary Irish poetry and the politics of minority languages. She is happy to work with undergraduate and graduate students on these or related topics.

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