Discover what Eve Patten, Professor of English at Trinity College Dublin and Director of the Trinity Long Room Hub Arts and Humanities Research Institute, is working on, reading, and looking forward to in 2023.
"For me, everything interesting at Notre Dame comes out of the Keough School,” says Abigail Keaney '24. A political science major, she was the Summer 2022 intern at the Analysing and Researching Ireland North and South project.
After devoting herself to the study of World War I, historian Niamh Gallagher of the University of Cambridge is focusing her research and thinking on the role of Ireland and the Irish at the end of the British Empire.
Organized in association with the Clingen Family Center for the Study of Modern Ireland, the theme of this year's MacGill Summer School was "The Destruction of Ukraine & its People: The Fallout for Mankind."
Shinjini Chattopadhyay ('22 PhD English) explores whether 1904 Dublin and modern-day Kolkata are "doubles" in the newly published The Book About Everything, edited by Declan Kiberd, Enrico Terrinoni, and Catherine Wilsdon.
Join us in Dublin for the finale of the three-city Global Ulysses conference, with contributors to a new book on this epic novel: The Book About Everything, edited by Declan Kiberd, Enrico Terrinoni, and Catherine Wilsdon.
Irish Studies award winner Shea Murphy will continue her studies in Irish history at the University of Cambridge; Irish Language and Literature award winner Moira Bartlett is headed to NYU's master's program in Irish studies.
This month's installment of "Three Questions" features Etain Tannam, Associate Professor International Peace Studies, Trinity College Dublin, who is an expert on cross-border cooperation and British-Irish relations.
Stephen O'Neill (NEH Fellow 2019-2020), whose research explores the cultural construction of statehood after the establishment of partition in Ireland, is now organizing the conference "100 Years of Self-Determination" at the IMMA.
On February 9th, the Keough-Naughton Institute collaborated with the Hesburgh Libraries to commemorate and celebrate the centenary of James Joyce's Ulysses, often considered the most important novel of the 20th century.
Frank Shovlin, University of Liverpool, is the editor of The Letters of John McGahern, published to critical acclaim in Fall 2021. Discover his newest book project, what he is reading, and how he is emerging from the pandemic.
With swelling enrollments in music and dance course offerings, the Department of Irish Language and Literature will hold two all-campus céilí dances this term: February 24 and March 31, La Fortune Ballroom.
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.
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.
The application cycle (2022 awards) is now open for this competitive award, which brings visiting scholars from around the world to Notre Dame's Hesburgh Library to study an array of Irish studies topics.
Read about Nicholas' fascinating journey—one involving a bear, thunderstorms, many moments of exhilaration, and some moments of discouragement. The critical read: his insights on the relationship between people and place.
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.
"Ireland's Generation X?" led by Professor Barry McCrea captivated listeners this past year. Presented by the Museum of Literature Ireland and the Institute, all episodes are now available on YouTube and in podcast form.
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.
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.