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Trinity’s Making Ireland Research Theme: The Challenge of a New Irish Studies
April 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Trinity’s Making Ireland Research Theme presents THE CHALLENGE OF A NEW IRISH STUDIES. An Interdisciplinary Discussion moderated by PROFESSOR CHRIS MORASH (Vice-Provost & Séamus Heaney Professor in Irish Writing)
With an International Panel of Discussants:
- Professor Declan Kiberd (Irish Studies, University of Notre Dame)
- Professor Hedwig Schwall (Irish Studies, Leuven University)
- Dr Sarah Kuenzler (Department of Irish, Trinity College Dublin)
- Dr Mark Hennessy (Department of Geography, Trinity College Dublin)
NEILL LECTURE THEATRE, TRINITY LONG ROOM HUB
Trinity College Dublin
Tuesday, 18 April 2017, 2.00–4.00 p.m.
This panel event brings together scholars from a range of disciplines to discuss future directions for Irish Studies. Our four guest panelists will make short presentations addressing their particular reflections on Irish Studies and its future. The panel will then join with the audience in an open forum moderated by Professor Morash. Trinity’s Making Ireland research theme is an expression of the collective ambition of over 80 researchers in 15 disciplines across all three faculties in the university to tap the transformative potential of purposeful collaboration in Irish Studies. The Theme explores Ireland’s profoundly complex inheritance in its local and global manifestations, bringing Trinity’s expertise on all things Irish to scholars across the world and to Ireland’s citizens.