Events

Friday, September 1, 2017

Lecture: "John P. Prendergast and the Problems of History Writing in Nineteenth-Century Ireland"

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Location: 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Ciaran Brady

Ciaran Brady, Professor of Early Modern History and Historiography, Trinity College Dublin and the Fall 2017 Naughton Fellow at the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies, will present the opening lecture of the Institute's Speakers and Public Talks Series.

His theme: "John P. Prendergast and the Problems of History Writing in Nineteenth-Century Ireland."

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Thursday, September 28, 2017

Seamus Heaney Memorial Lecture: "Crediting Heaney"

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Location: Room 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Ronanmcdonald

in the Instiute's annual Seamus Heaney Memorial Lecture, Rónán McDonald, Professor of Modern Literature and Director of Irish Studies at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, will speak on the concept of "credit" in Seamus Heaney’s work, both as an ascription of value to art and a wily negotiation of faith and belief. It will look at Heaney’s justifications of poetry and its purpose in his critical essays and in his ars poetica (poems about poetry), alert to various configurations of balance and equilibrium.

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Friday, November 10, 2017

Lecture: "Jeremiah Curtin’s Connemara Storytellers, 1892-93"

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Location: Room 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Angela Bourke

Angela Bourke is Professor of Irish-Language Studies and Head of Modern Irish emerita at University College Dublin. She will speak on "Jeremiah Curtin’s Connemara Storytellers, 1892-93."

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