Upcoming Events By Month

« February 2021 »

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

London Book Club Series presents "London in Song"


Location: Online

The program, entitled “London in Song,” is led by Ian Newman, Assistant Professor of English and Fellow of the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies and the Nanovic Institute for European Studies.

“As one of the central nodes of the global entertainment industry, London has a long and complex relationship to song, and much can be learned about the cultural life of the city through its song cultures,” said Newman. “‘London In Song’ explores the history of London by examining the popular music that it inspired.

Read More

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Ireland's Generation X: A Conversation between Barry McCrea and Ian Lynch (Lankum)


Location: Webinar format, partnership with the Museum of Literature Ireland

The series Ireland's Generation X? continues, with this month's conversation one between Professor Barry McCrea, Keough Family Chair of Irish Studies at the University of Notre Dame, and the musician Ian Lynch, a founder and member of the contemporary Irish folk music group Lankum

Read More

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

MFA Reading Series ft. Rebecca, Ahmad, and Austyn



Feb 10th 7pm Mfa Zoom Reading Web

Come listen to the first MFA reading of the semester on February 10th. Readers include Rebecca Gearhart, Ahmad Aljawad, and Austyn Wohlers.

Registration for the event must take in advance of the reading.  Registration can be completed here

Read More

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Thursday, February 18, 2021

Friday, February 19, 2021

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: The Language of Exile


Location: Virtual Event

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Global Middle East and North Africa is a bi-annual symposium and lecture series that focuses on the study of literatures that have been shaped by histories of territorial and linguistic politics, colonialism, military domination and gross human rights violations. The initiative grapples with the constructed nature of history; reimagines American and global history from the position of suppressed voices; and examines how minoritized writers and scholars have historically innovated literary production and theory in the process of responding to systemic violence. 

Read More

Monday, February 22, 2021

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Sullivan Prize Reading ft. R.M. Kinder


Location: Zoom conversation

RM Kinder


R. M. Kinder is the author of three prize-winning collections of short fiction: A Common Person and other Stories, winner of the Richard Sullivan Prize in Short Fiction at the University of Notre Dame by the Notre Dame Press, A Near-Perfect Gift, winner of the University of Michigan Press Literary Fiction Award, and

Read More