Lectures, Seminars and Readings Spring 2006

February

Thursday, February 16th

A Poetry Reading by Ireland's Most Distintive Voice
Nuala Ní Dhominhnaill
4:00 PM, 424 Flanner Hall, Irish Studies Seminar Room

Co-sponsored with the Nanovic Institute, Gender Studies, Creative Writing and the Department of Irish Language & Literature.

Friday, February 24th

Les Lieux d'oublie:1798 Between Remembering and Forgetting
Guy Beiner, NEH Keough Fellow, Ben Gurion University of Negev

March

Thursday, March 2nd

From the Emerald Isle to 'Little House on the Prairie':Ireland Nursing and the Presentation Sisters on America's Nothern Plains
Margaret Preston, Augustana College

Sponsored by the Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism

The Chieftains perform an evening of Irish music.
7:30 PM Leighton Concert Hall

Friday, March 14th

Towards Consensus: The Irish Language and Northern Ireland
Diarmaid Ó Doibhlin, Visiting Professor, University of Notre Dame

Friday, March 21st

Jack Lynch, the ‘Arms Crisis’ and Northern Ireland, 1969/1970
Dermot Keough, University College Cork

April

Wednesday, April 2nd

Modern Irish Poetry: Writing 'Home'
Bríona Nic Dhiarmada, University of Limerick

Friday, April 11th

Ireland, India and Empire: Indo-Irish Radical Connections
Kate O’Malley, Royal Irish Academy

Tuesday, April 15th

A Reading by Novelist Alice McDermott
Richard A. Macksey Professor, Johns Hopkins University

Friday, April 18

Solidarity: Past, Present and Future: Reflections On Social Concern
The Most Rev. Diarmuid Martin, Archbishop of Dublin and Primate of Ireland