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"Vernacular Imagination" - 2014 Irish Seminar

Author: Margaret Lloyd


The Irish Seminar, an annual series directed by Notre Dame faculty since 1999, brings together outstanding young scholars and internationally known faculty to engage in intellectual examination of issues in Irish Studies.

Taking place at the Keough Naughton Notre Dame Centre in O’Connell House, Dublin, the Irish Seminar is fashioned on the ideal of a collaborative community of scholars engaged across disciplines and institutions. Sponsored by the Keough-Naughton Institute of Irish Studies and home to the Madden-Rooney Public Lectures, the Irish Seminar was fashioned and directed by Notre Dame professors Seamus Deane, Kevin Whelan and institute director Chris Fox.

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Irish Professor discusses Modernism

Author: Sarah McCarthy


Dr. Liam Lanigan, an Irish Research Council postdoctoral research fellow from University College Cork, spoke Friday about Irish novelist George Moore and his relation to Irish urban modernism in the late 19th and early 20th Century.

Lanigan’s lecture, sponsored by the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies, focused on Moore’s critique of Irish society in his novels.…

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Meet Graduate Student Lindsay Haney

Author: Margaret Lloyd

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Lindsay Haney, a sixth year graduate student in Notre Dame's English Ph.D. program is exploring the question of "what does it mean to be an 'Irish' man in the recent times of economic and social upheaval." 

Lindsay’s dissertation “Performing Masculinity and National Identity in Irish Literature and Culture: 1987-2011” looks to works written by Irish writers Roddy Doyle, Pat McCabe, Conor McPherson and Joseph O’Connor to question what constitutes modern Irish masculinity.…

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Professor discusses global impact of Irish literature

Author: Jack Rooney


On Friday, Dr. Kasia Bartoszyska, a professor at Bilkent University in Turkey, presented a lecture titled “Ireland Among Others,” as part of the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies’ Lectures and Public Talk Series.

Bartoszyska, who received her Ph. D. in Comparative Literature from the University of Chicago in 2011, spoke on the significance of Irish literature in a global and transnational context.…

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