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Recap: Department Open House

Author: Steven Koich

The Irish Language and Literature & Irish Studies Open House was held on March 19th at 8 p.m. in the Sorin Room.  Students across campus joined us to lean about all of the different opportunities the department has to offer. Information about majoring or minoring in Irish Language and Literature, studying abroad in Ireland was given by current students and faculty members.  …

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IRLL Performs

Author: Steven Koich

Congratulations to IRLL students Shane Wagy and Michaela Fallon along with team mate Jess Gibson. They are pictured here with Cara Butler following their extraordinary performance onstage with Irish music legends The Chieftains at the Music Centre, Goshen College, on Saturday, March 3.

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Irish language and literature professor wins ACLS fellowship for research on bardic poetry

Author: Mary Hendriksen

Sarah McKibben, an associate professor of Irish language and literature, has won a prestigious fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies for her book project, “Tradition Transformed: Bardic Poetry and Patronage in Early Modern Ireland, c. 1560-1660.” McKibben, who is also a faculty fellow in the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies, focuses her scholarship on bardic poetry in Ireland during the 16th and 17th centuries. 

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