Acclaimed Irish playwright Marina Carr will launch the Keough-Naughton Institute's Fall 2019 Speakers and Public Talks Series with a reading at 4:00 p.m. in the galleries of "Looking at the Stars," a new exhibition of Irish art at the Snite Museum of Art. After her reading all are welcome to attend a reception, jointly sponsored by the Friends of the Snite Museum and the Keough-Naughton Institute.
Ms. Carr will be in residence at the Keough-Naughton Institute for two weeks in early September.
In addition to her public lecture, events scheduled for her residency include:
- A lecture (week of September 2, Time TBD) by Melissa Sihra, Head of Drama, Trinity College Dublin, author of Marina Carr: Pastures of the Unknown (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018), on the playwright's work.
- A roundtable on her work (week of September 9, Time TBD) featuring three Notre Dame faculty members:
Anne Garcia-Romero, Associate Professor, Film, Television, and Theatre
Susan Cannon Harris, Professor, English
Joyelle McSweeney, Professor of English and Director, Creative Writing Program