Brian Ó Conchubhair
Associate Professor of Irish Language and Literature
Fellow of the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies
Winner of the 2011 Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C. Award for Excellence in Undergratduare Teaching
Brian Ó Conchubhair is Associate Professor of Irish Language and Literature at the University of Notre Dame. His monograph on the intellectual history of the Irish revival entitled Fin de Siècle na Gaeilge: Darwin, An Athbheochan agus Smaointeoireacht na hEorpa (Cló Iar-Chonnachta, 2009) received the 2009 Oireachas non-fiction award and Duais Leabhar Taighde na Bliana Fhoras na Gaeilge/ACIS Prize for Books in the Irish Language. Other edited publications include Gearrscéalta Ár Linne (Cló Iar-Chonnachta, 2006), WHY IRISH? Irish Language and Literature in Academia (Arlen House, 2008), Twisted Truths (Cló Iar-Chonnachta, 2011), Dorchadas le Liam Ó Flaithearta (Arlen House, 2011) and (with Matt Cashore and Susan Guibert) Notre Dame’s Happy Returns: Dublin, the Game, the Experience (Notre Dame Press, 2012). He was Series Editor for Kerry’s Fighting Story 1916-1921 (Mercier, 2009), Limerick’s Fighting Story 1916-1921 (Mercier, 2009), Rebel Cork’s Fighting Story 1916-1921 (Mercier, 2009) and Dublin’s Fighting Story 1916-1921 (Mercier, 2009). His current research project focuses on modernism in Irish language literature and culture and the relationship of mainstream modernism to minority languages. He has directed annual Fulbright/Institute for International Education Foreign Language Teaching Assistant Orientations on campus from 2006 to 2013 and currently serves as the Executive Director of the Irish Seminar (2011-2013). He has previously served on the national executive of the American Conference for Irish Studies and the Celtic Studies Association of North America.
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