UNM Irish Studies hosts fall lecture by Professor James Moran

Thank you to everyone who attended UNM Irish Studies' first in-person event since 2019! Professor Moran delivered an excellent lecture on the theatrical and racial lines of influence between Irish dramatists Dion Boucicault and Sean O'Casey, and African-American dramatist Lorraine Hansberry. Please follow us here, on Facebook, or Instagram to find out our latest programming. … Continue reading UNM Irish Studies hosts fall lecture by Professor James Moran

Fall 2022 Irish Studies Lecture

UNM Irish Studies is thrilled to welcome Dr. James Moran, Professor of Modern Drama at the University of Nottingham, to UNM on Monday, September 19 at noon in the Frank Waters Room, Zimmerman Library (UNM Albuquerque Campus). Professor Moran will deliver a lecture, "Race on the Black and Irish Stage: Tracing the Theatrical Connections between … Continue reading Fall 2022 Irish Studies Lecture

UNM Irish Studies to host webinar on childhood trauma in Irish Literature — REGISTER HERE

UNM Irish Studies is delighted to welcome Dr. Joseph Valente (University at Buffalo) and Dr. Margot Gayle Backus (University of Houston) to discuss their new co-authored book, The Child Sex Scandal and Modern Irish Literature, published by Indiana University Press. Valente and Backus's groundbreaking study explores cultural responses to child sex scandals in 20th and … Continue reading UNM Irish Studies to host webinar on childhood trauma in Irish Literature — REGISTER HERE

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Paul Muldoon to speak at UNM

The UNM English Department and the Irish Studies Program are thrilled to announce a public lecture by PAUL MULDOON, an award-winning poet, professor, and the recipient of the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. Muldoon will deliver the third annual Mary Power Lecture in Irish Studies on Thursday, March 26 at 6pm in the George Pearl … Continue reading Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Paul Muldoon to speak at UNM

Spring Events Roundup

It has been a busy spring for UNM Irish Studies! In February, we welcomed Irish poet Annemarie Ní Churreáin to campus for a stellar reading from her debut collection, Bloodroot. On April 25 we held the second annual Mary Power Lecture in Irish Studies, which honors Professor Emerita of English, Mary Power, who taught at … Continue reading Spring Events Roundup

Irish poet Annemarie Ní Churreáin to read at UNM

As part of an international book tour, Irish poet Annemarie Ní Churreáin will visit the University of New Mexico on February 2019 to deliver a reading from her much-acclaimed debut collection Bloodroot (Doire Press 2017), available for purchase here. Shortlisted for The Shine Strong Award for best first collection in Ireland and for the 2018 … Continue reading Irish poet Annemarie Ní Churreáin to read at UNM