1. The Work of Metaphor in the Coronavirus Pandemic

    In a piece published  by the Irish Humanities Alliance, Professor Daniel Carey, Director of the Moore Institute for Research in the Humanities and Social Studies at the National University of Ireland, Galway, writes abou...
  2. Living in Lockdown: Can Literature Help?

    What can literature offer us during a pandemic? Keough-Naughton Faculty Fellow Barry McCrea, the Donald R. Keough Family Professor of Irish Studies, and Professor of English, Irish Language and Literature, and Romance Languages and Lit...
  3. The Arts in Ireland: The Massive Impact of COVID-19

    With remarkable ingenuity and creativity, arts organizations throughout Ireland have reached out to citizens isolated in their homes. Yet, lacking live audiences and patrons, the COVID-19 pandemic poses an existential threat to the arts. Catheri...
  4. Translation . .or a hundred years of ulyssitude

    Enrico Terrinoni, Full Professor Chair of English Literature at Università Per Stranieri di Perugia and a Visiting Fellow at the Keough-Naughton Institute in Fall 2019, writes about completing his new translation of James Joyce&...
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    Our Year of "Global Ulysses"

    As we approach the 100th anniversary of the publication of James Joyce's Ulysses, the Keough-Naughton Institute has worked with its distinguished faculty fellows and many partners to create a year called "Global Ulysses."
  6. Marina Carr at Notre Dame

    In early September, the Keough-Naughton Institute welcomed the acclaimed Irish playwright Marina Carr to Notre Dame for a ten-day residency. She read from three of her works at the Snite Museum of Art, participated in a roundtable with Notr...