News by Mary Hendriksen

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    Gary Murphy's new book: "Haughey"

    Gary Murphy, Professor of Politics in the School of Law and Government, Dublin City University, and twice a visiting fellow at the Keough-Naughton Institute, has published a long-awaited biography of the Fianna Fáil politician Charles Haughey.
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    Three Questions with . . . José Brownrigg-Gleeson Martínez

    An NEH fellow at the Institute in the 2017-2018 year, Dr. Brownrigg-Gleeson is exploring the role the Hispanic world played in shaping Irish attitudes towards colonialism, empire, and modernity during the first half of the 19th century.
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    Three Questions with . . . Alice McDermott

    Read about the two new book projects of acclaimed author Alice McDermott, why she is rereading Dostoevsky's "Demons," and how the pandemic has changed her outlook on planning for "the future."
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    Three Questions with . . . Nessa Cronin

    From Galway, Dr. Nessa Cronin writes of her continued focus on the environment and our troubled relation to it. She also recommends poems and books that have brought insights and solace during the pandemic.
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    Fall 2021 Term: Three Irish Studies Library Sessions

    In the Fall 2021 term, Irish Studies Librarian Aedín Clements will offer three sessions focused on Irish Studies resources—ranging from periodicals to Northern Ireland resources to new treasures in Rare Books.
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    Three Questions with . . . Lisa Caulfield

    Lisa Caulfield, Director of Notre Dame's Kylemore Abbey Global Centre, tells us how she and her team pivoted during the pandemic [Hint: one way was finding a global audience in virtual book clubs] and how they are re-opening.
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    Three Questions with . . . Gary Murphy

    As the world reopens, Gary Murphy, Professor of Politics at Dublin City University and a former visiting faculty fellow at the Institute, writes about his new book on Charles Haughey and what, during the pandemic, he has missed.
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    The 2021 IRISH Seminar Wraps up this Week

    Always a formative experience for students and faculty marked by intense intellectual exchange, the 2021 graduate IRISH Seminar, which occurred this year virtually, wraps up this week.
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    Commencement 2021: Nicholas Ames, PhD in Anthropology

    Nicholas Ames, who researches historic migration and the influence immigrant communities have on the development of contemporary urban America, received his PhD in Anthropology at Commencement 2021.
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    Three Questions with . . . Enrico Terrinoni

    Enrico Terrinoni, Università per Stranieri di Perugia, continues work on James Joyce while exploring a new project that applies insights of quantum physics to theories of literary interpretation.
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    Three Questions with . . . Jennifer Todd

    Professor Jennifer Todd, Fellow at the Geary Institute for Public Policy at University College Dublin, focuses her research and writing on the interrelation of socio-economic and political processes and processes of cultural change.
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    Three Questions with . . . Ailbhe Darcy

    Ailbhe Darcy is a poet, a critic, and Senior Lecturer at Cardiff University. Read about her new book and what, during the pandemic, she is missing. In short: "I miss it all. I love the world dearly and I dearly want it back."
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    Three Questions with . . . Daniel Carey

    Daniel Carey, Director of the Moore Institute for Research in the Humanities and Social Studies, NUI Galway, answers "Three Questions." Find out what he is reading, researching, and—during the pandemic—missing. 
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    Three Questions with . . . Sonja Tiernan

    Sonja Tiernan is the Eamon Cleary Chair of Irish Studies and co-director of the Centre for Irish and Scottish Studies at the University of Otago, New Zealand. She inaugurates a new series for our website: Three Questions.
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    Madelyn Lugli: The interdisciplinary lens of Irish Studies

    Now at Northwestern University as a doctoral student in History, Madelyn Lugli '16 reflects on how the interdisciplinary training she received in Irish Studies fostered an ability to incorporate diverse perspectives into her work.