Declan Kiberd


Donald and Marilyn Keough Professor of Irish Studies

Speciality: Modern Irish and English Literature

Declan Kiberd has joined the English Department and Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies as the Donald and Marilyn Keough Professor of Irish Studies and professor of English. A leading international authority on the literature of Ireland, both in English and Irish, Kiberd has authored scores of articles and many books, including Synge and the Irish Language, Men and Feminism in Irish Literature, Irish Classics, The Irish Writer and the World, Inventing Ireland, and, most recently, Ulysses and Us: The Art of Everyday Life in Joyce’s Masterpiece (2009). He has recently co-edited with PJ Mathews Handbook of the Irish Revival 1891-1922, a five-hundred-page anthology of cultural and political writings with commentaries and introductions, published by Abbey Theatre Press in June 2015.

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Contact Information

515 Flanner Hall
(574) 631-9451

(Fall semesters are spent at Notre Dame and Spring semesters are spent at the O'Connell House in Dublin.)

Postal address
Department of English
356 O’Shaughnessy
Notre Dame, IN 46556