2015 Spring Semester Irish Studies Courses Announced

Author: Margaret Lloyd

In Spring 2015 students may choose among Irish Studies class offerings in Irish language - from beginning to advanced, an introduction to Irish writers including Jonathan Swift, Oscar Wilde and Brian Friel, as well as the story of Irish America.
Taught by Keough-Naughton faculty fellows in Irish Language and Literature, History, English, Gender Studies, Anthropology, Film, Television, and Theatre, and American Studies departments, classes encompass a wide range of Irish history, literature, drama and language. Class offerings include:
  • Locating Women’s Poetry - Professor Bríona Nic Dhiarmada (IRLL and FTT) 
  • Storied Landscapes:  Ireland, Britain, and the Medieval Poetics of Place - Professor Amy Mulligan (IRLL and Medieval Institute)
  • Gender and Sexuality in Irish Fiction After Joyce - Professor Susan Harris (English)
  • Dublin Streets to Caribbean Beaches:  Reading Joyce and Walcott - Professor Abigal Palko (Gender Studies)
  • Early Modern Ireland - Professor Rory Rapple (History)
  • Introduction to Irish Writers - Professor Christopher Fox (English)
  • The Irish Comic Tradition - Professor Sarah McKibben (IRLL)
  • The Making of Irish America - Professor Robert Schmuhl (American Studies)
  • Irish Literature and Culture I - Professor Peter McQuillan (IRLL)
  • Beginning Irish I and II - Professor Tara MacLeod (IRLL)
  • Intermediate Irish II - Brian Ó Conchubhair (IRLL)


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