Lectures, Seminars and Readings Fall 2008

September

Friday, September 5th

Padjoes, Shoneens, Riff Raff, and “The Plain People of Ireland”: Social Perceptions in the Irish Civil War
Gavin Foster, University of Notre Dame
3:00 PM 424 Flanner Hall

Tuesday, September 9th

The Way of Ideas and the Notional Way in Early Eighteenth-Century Irish Philosophy
James Buickerood, Editor, Eighteenth-Century Thought

Co-Sponsored by the Eighteenth-Century Seminar 4:00 PM 424 Flanner Hall

Friday, September 12th

Late to the Party: Modernist Practice and Twentieth-Century Irish Women Writers
Paige Reynolds,College of the Holy Cross
3:00 PM 424 Flanner Hall

Friday, September 19th

“Civil Conversation” and Literature in Irish in the Seventeenth Century
Peter McQuillan, University of Notre Dame
3:00 PM 424 Flanner Hall

Friday, September 26th

Fionn: The Irish Hero
Joseph F. Nagy, University of California, Los Angeles
3:00 PM Hesburgh Center Auditorium

October

Friday, October 10th

The Formation of Irish Historical Consciousness
Vincent Morley
3:00 PM 118 DeBartolo Hall

Friday, October 16th

The Irish Americans
Jay Dolan, University of Notre Dame
3:00 PM Eck Visitor's Center Auditorium

November

Friday, November 7th

National Literatures, International Exhibitions, World Heritage: Vernacular Traditions in Modernity
Diarmuid Ó Giolláin, University College, Cork
Visiting Patrick B. O’Donnell Chair of Irish Language and Literature
4:00 PM 210 DeBartolo Hall

Tuesday, November 11th

Mangan's Golden Years
Matt Campbell, University of Sheffield
3:00 PM 424 Flanner Hall