Brian Ó Conchubhair

Brian O'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 Undergraduate Teaching

Biography

Brian Ó Conchubhair is Associate Professor of Irish Language and Literature at the University of Notre Dame. His publications include Fin de Siècle na Gaeilge: Darwin, An Athbheochan agus Smaointeoireacht na hEorpa (An Clóchomhar, 2009)​, a ​ monograph on the intellectual history of the Irish revival as well as the following edited volumes:  Gearrscéalta Ár Linne (Cló Iar-Chonnacht, 2006, 2010, 2013), WHY IRISH? Irish Language and Literature in Academia (Arlen House, 2008), Twisted Truths (Cló Iar-Chonnacht, 2011), Dorchadas le Liam Ó Flaithearta (Arlen House, 2011), The Midnight Court/Cúirt an Mheán Oíche: A Critical Guide (Syracuse University Press, 2011), The Language of Gender, Power and Agency in Celtic Studies  (with Amber Handy, Arlen House Press, 2013), Liam O’Flaherty’s Darkness (Arlen House, 2014), Pádraic Breathnach: Rogha Scéalta (Cló Iar-Chonnacht, 2014) and Lost in Connemara: Stories from the Irish/Caillte i gConamara: Scéalta Aniar (Cló Iar-Chonnacht, 2014). 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), and (with Mike Cronin) Éire-Ireland: Vol. 48: 1&2 (2013); (with Amber Handy) The Language of Gender, Power and Agency in Celtic Studies (2013). From 2011-13, he served as the Executive Director of the Irish Seminar. ​In ​2013 he was elected Vice-President of the American Conference for Irish Studies​, and currently serves as ​the organization's ​President (2015-17)​. ​​He has been a Visiting Professor at ​Université Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3​, France ​and Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic​. Forthcoming publications include chapters in: ​The Oxford History of Ireland, The ​Oxford History of the Irish Book and​ The ​Oxford Handbook of Modern Irish Theatre.

Tá Brian Ó Conchubhair ina stiúrthóir ar Ionad na dTeangacha agus na gCultúr in Ollscoil Notre Dame sna Stáit Aontaithe agus ina Ollamh Comhlach i Roinn Theanga agus Litríocht na Gaeilge. Ar na leabhair agus foilseacháin atá curtha in eagar aige tá: The Midnight Court/Cúirt an Mheán Oíche: A Critical Guide (2011); Éire-Ireland:Ireland and Sport (2013); The Languages of Gender, Power and Agency in Celtic Studies (2013); Darkness: Liam O’Flaherty’s Tragedy (2013); Caillte i gConamara: Scéalta Aniar (2014); Rogha Scéalta le Pádraic Breathnach 1974-2014 (2014). Ba é Príomh-stiúrthóir an IRISH Seminar ó 2011-2013 agus toghadh é ina Uachtarán ar an gComhdháil Mheiriceánach don Léann Éireannach/American Conference for Irish Studies don tréimhse 2015-17. Chaith sé Earrach na bliana 2016 ina Professeur invite i l'Université Sorbonne Nouvelle -Paris 3.

Contact

Office: 329 DeBartolo Hall 

Office Hours:  Wednesday  2:00-3:30pm or by appointment

Phone: (574) 631-0499

Email: oconchubhair.1@nd.edu