News: November 2014

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  1. Lord Rosse's Great Telescope

    During the summer of 2014, University of Notre Dame senior Anastasia Wright spent three weeks in Ireland studying the 19th-century astronomer William Parsons, the third Earl of Rosse. Lord Rosse is best known for building a 72-inch telescope, the...
  2. 2015 Spring Semester Irish Studies Courses Announced

    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. &...
  3. Lecture explores role of Irish Literature in world

    Ph.D. candidate Kara Donnelly discussed the role of Irish literature relative to other literary genres in the lecture “Contemporary Irish Novels and World Literature in English: The Case of the Irish Booker” at Flanner Hall on Fri...
  4. Meet Keough-Naughton Fellow Sophie Sweetman McConnell

    The Institute is joined this semester by visiting fellow Sophie Sweetman McConnell.  Sophie’s association with the Keough-Naughton Institute began when she was tipped off by her brother, Richard Sweetman, to attend the initial Irish Se...
  5. Irish Language and Literature Major Caelin Miltko

    Just a sophomore, Caelin Miltko jumped headfirst into Irish Studies and is maximizing the opportunities available to students in the Irish Studies program.  An English, Irish Language and Literature supplementary major with a minor in Journa...
  6. Meet Nathaniel Myers

    Nathaniel Myers, English Ph.D. 2015, explores the tightrope walk between public and private grief in his dissertation “Death Matters: Lyric, Affect and Ethics in British and Irish Elegy.”  Examining elegies written by I...