Faculty Directory--Brian Ó Conchubhair
Brian Ó Conchubhairis Associate Professor of Irish Language and Literature at the University of Notre Dame. His monograph on the intellectual history of the Irish revival entitled Fin de Siècle na Gaeilge: Darwin, An Athbheochan agus Smaointeoireacht na hEorpa (Cló Iar-Chonnachta, 2009) received the 2009 Oireachas non-fiction award and Duais Leabhar Taighde na Bliana Fhoras na Gaeilge/ACIS Prize for Books in the Irish Language. Other publications include Gearrscéalta Ár Linne (Cló Iar-Chonnachta, 2006), WHY IRISH? Irish Language and Literature in Academia (Arlen House, 2008), Twisted Truths (Cló Iar-Chonnachta, 2011) and Dorchadas le Liam O Flaithearta (Arlen House, 2011).He was Series Editor for Kerry’s Fighting Story 1916-1921 (Mercier, 2009), Limerick’s Fighting Story 1916-1921 (Mercier, 2009), Rebel Cork’s Fighting Story 1916-1921 (Mercier, 2009) and Dublin’s Fighting Story 1916-1921 (Mercier, 2009). His current research project focuses on modernism in Irish language literature and culture and the relationship of mainstream modernism to minority languages. He directed the annual Fulbright/Institute for International Education Foreign Language Teaching Assistant Orientations on campus from 2006 to 2011 and currently serves as the Executive Director of the Irish Seminar (2011-2013).