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Our Year of "Global Ulysses"

Author: Mary Hendriksen

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As we approach the 100th anniversary of the publication of James Joyce's Ulysses, the Keough-Naughton Institute has worked with its distinguished faculty fellows and many partners to create a year called "Global Ulysses."

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Ireland’s “Drive For 5” Campaign at the United Nations—with Faculty Fellow Bríona Nic Dhiarmada . . and Bono

Author: Mary Hendriksen

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On February 11, Faculty Fellow Bríona Nic Dhiarmada, the Thomas J. & Kathleen M. O'Donnell Professor of Irish Studies, joined Bono and other distinguished guests at the United Nations for the launch of Ireland's "Drive for 5" campaign, a global campaign that supports and advocates for the education of adolescent girls. 

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Marina Carr at Notre Dame

Author: Mary Hendriksen

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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. 

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New application cycle for the Keough-Naughton Library Research Award in Irish Studies: Applications due Sept. 20, 2019

Author: Mary Hendriksen

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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.

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