The festschrift for Prof. Chris Fox, founding director of the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies and first chair of the Department of Irish Language and Literature, has just been published.
Edited by James G. Buickerood and published by Bucknell University Press, among its contributions are essays by department members Amy Mulligan, Peter McQuillan, Bríona Nic Dhiarmada and Diarmuid Ó Giolláin, concurrent department members Declan Kiberd and Barry McCrea, and Irish Studies librarian Aedín Ní Bhróithe Clements.
About the book
This book is a collection of essays and a short story written to honor Christopher Fox of Notre Dame, arguably the most influential figure in Irish Studies for the past quarter century.
The essays address topics in which Professor Fox has made his own enduring scholarly contributions, and subjects to which he has made enduring contributions through his academic leadership, from the development of library collections and important fellowships at his university to the institution of a global community of scholars in Irish Studies.
The disciplines represented by the essays published here include English Literature, Irish Literature, Comparative Literature, Medieval Studies, Librarianship, History, Intellectual History, Irish Folklore, Philosophy, and Documentary Film.