Lectures, Seminars and Readings Spring 2009

January

Friday, January 30th

Poor Children, Trauma and the Public Sphere in the Mainstream Nationalist Press, 1882 and 1913
Margot Backus, University of Houston
3:00 PM 424 Flanner Hall

February

Friday, February 6th

Writing Ireland's Independent Women: George Moore's Representations of New Women in his Irish Fiction
Heather Edwards, University of Notre Dame
3:00 PM 424 Flanner Hall

Friday, February 13th

Forgotten Relationships: Ireland, Slavery and Anti-Slavery
Nini Rodgers, Queens University Belfast
3:00 PM 424 Flanner Hall

Monday, February 16th

'From Milesius to Naill of the Nine Hostages: Genetic Insights into Irish History'
Dan Bradley, Smurfit Institute of Genetics
Trinity College Dublin
3:00 PM 424 Flanner Hall

Friday, February 20th

The Tudor Imperium in Elizabethan Ireland
Rory Rapple, University of Notre Dame
3:00 PM 424 Flanner Hall

Friday, February 27th

Maurya Get Your Gun
Susan Harris, University of Notre Dame
3:00 PM 424 Flanner Hall

March

Friday, March 20th

Inis Airc – Bás an Oileáin/Inishark – Death of an Island
Introduction by director Kieran Concannon and discussion with Keough-Naughton Fellows Diarmuid Ó Giolláin and Luke Gibbons.
3:00 PM Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

March 20th-22th

Contemporary Irish Cinema

Friday, March 27th

Please Note: This Lecture has been cancelled
Before Spenser: Court Lobbyists and English Policy in Elizabethan Ireland
David Edwards, University College Cork
3:00 PM 424 Flanner Hall

April

Friday, April 3rd

Oral and Literary: Some Texts in Context
Gearóid Ó Crualaoich, University College Cork
Distinguished Visiting Professor of Irish Language, University of Notre Dame
3:00 PM 424 Flanner Hall

Friday, April 17th

Well-wrought Pedantic Poems’: the Art and Artifice of Liam S Gógan
Louis De Paor, National University of Ireland, Galway 3:00 PM 424 Flanner Hall