Events Spring 2013







Katherine O'Callaghan
Trinity College, Dublin and Visiting Government of Ireland Fellow

"'Slow, embellished, tremulous': Finnegans Wake, Music and the Irish Novel"
Friday, January 25
3:30 PM 424 Flanner Hall

Ailbhe Darcy
University of Notre Dame

"Paranoid Spaces in Contemporary Irish Poetry"
Friday, February 8
3:00 PM 424 Flanner Hall
Barry McCrea
Inaugural Keough Family Professorship of Irish Studies Lecture

"Minor Languages and the Modernist Imagination"
Thursday, February 21
4:00 PM McKenna Hall Auditorium





Clair Wills,
Distinguished Visiting Keough-Naughton Fellow

"The Problem with Stereotypes"
Friday, March 1
3:30 PM 424 Flanner Hall





Greg Delanty

St. Michael’s College

Exchanging Words”: a poetry reading with selections
from The Word Exchange, Anglo Saxon Poems in

Translation, edited by Greg Delanty and Michael Matto

Thursday, March 21st
7:30 PM Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore  
co-sponsored by the Notre Dame Department of English, the Institute for
Scholarship in the Liberal Arts, the Medieval Institute, and the
Ph.D. in Literature Program.





Peter McQuillan
University of Notre Dame

"'The Spirit of the Nation': Word and Concept in Seventeenth Century Irish"
Friday, March 22
3:30 PM 424 Flanner Hall





Altan in Concert

Traditional Irish Ensemble
Friday, March 22

7:00 PM DeBartolo Performing Arts Center





Documentary Film Screening
DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
Mairéad Farrell - An Unfinished Conversation

Followed by a panel discussion with Director Martina Durac, Producer Vanessa Gildea and Writer/Presenter Bríona Nic Dhiarmada, Thomas J. and Kathleen O'Donnell Chair of Irish Language and Literature

Thursday, April 18

7:30 PM Browning Cinema

Ríonach Uí Ogáin
Director, National Folklore Collection, University College, Dublin

"Séamus Ennis as Ethnomusicologist"
Friday, April 19
3:00 PM 424 Flanner Hall

Irish Film Festival: A Liam O'Flaherty Retrospective

DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Thursday and Friday, April 25 and 26

7:00 PM Thursday April 25

Double Feature Screening

LIAM Ó FLAITHEARTA - IDIR DHÁ THEANGA / LIAM O’FLAHERTY - ISLANDMAN ABROAD (2002) (Documentary), introduced by Brian Ó Conchubhair, Associate Professor of Irish Language and Literature

Devil's Playground (1937)

6:30 PM Friday April 26 

Double Feature Screening

The Informer (1935), introduced by Katherine O'Callaghan, Visiting Faculty Fellow, Trinity College, Dublin

Up Tight! (1968), introduced by Prof.  Hugh R. Page, Jr., Dean of the First Year of Studies, Walter Associate Professor of Theology, and Associate Professor of Africana Studies

Browning Cinema

Co-sponsored by Africana Studies

An Academic Panel on the Scholarly Work of National Endowment for the Humanities/Notre Dame Fellow Malcolm Sen

"Postcolonial Environments and Transnational Aesthetics: Contemporary Narratives from India and Ireland."
Friday, May 3
3:00 PM 424 Flanner Hall

With a panel of scholars Elizabeth Deloughrey, UCLA; Gauri Viswanathan, Columbia; and John Sitter, University of Notre Dame