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.
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.
The Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies and Notre Dame International are pleased to announce the continuation of the Keough-Naughton Library Research Award in Irish Studies. The award provides grant funding to assist scholars who travel to use the collections of the Hesburgh Libraries for research in all aspects of Irish studies.
The application deadline is September 20, 2019.
Faculty Fellow Amy Mulligan is the winner of the 2019 Four Courts Press/American Society for Irish Medieval Studies Michael Adams Prize for the best article or essay in Irish medieval studies.
Notre Dame junior and Irish Studies minor Anja Renkes has three passionate academic interests: theology, landscape art, and Irish culture. Through the Irish Internship Program, she will merge the three together in an international research experience this summer at the Dublin Global Gateway.
In honor of her innovative teaching as well as contributions to the intellectual growth of Notre Dame students and the development of the Gender Studies program, Faculty Fellow Susan Cannon Harris has been selected as the 2019 recipient of the Marian Mullin Hancock Excellence in Teaching Gender Studies Award.
The theme of the Keough-Naughton Institute's Summer 2019 IRISH Seminar is "Ireland and Britain." It will take place from June 9-21 at the University of Oxford.
On St. Patrick’s Day weekend 2019, Faculty Fellow Christopher Fox, Professor of English and Director of the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies from 2001 through 2017, will receive the Ambassador Award from the St. Patrick’s Committee of Holyoke, Massachusetts. The Ambassador Award is presented each year to a person or organization that has worked to promote the relationship between the people of the Republic of Ireland and the people of the United States.