Declan Kiberd, one of Ireland’s most prominent intellectuals, has been appointed Donald and Marilyn Keough Professor of Irish Studies and professor of English at the University of Notre Dame.
In recognition of his work as a scholar and teacher, the College of Arts and Letters at the University of Notre Dame has named Jim Collins, professor in the Department of Film, Television and Theatre (FTT), the 2010 Sheedy Excellence in Teaching Award winner.
In April 2010, the College of Arts and Letters’ Journal of Undergraduate Research (JUR), Beyond Politics, Sociological Voices, and Through Gendered Lenses joined the College of Science’s journal Scientia to hold Notre Dame’s first student-organized celebration of undergraduate research and publication.
The 20 winners of Joyce teaching excellence awards represent faculty who have had a profound influence on undergraduate students through sustained exemplary teaching. Among them is Professor Romana Huk from the English Department.
Kathryn Kerby-Fulton, Notre Dame Professor of English, has received the 2010 Haskins Gold Medal from the Medieval Academy of America for her work, Books Under Suspicion: Censorship and Tolerance of Revelatory Writing in Late Medieval England.
Stuart Greene, associate dean for undergraduate studies in the University of Notre Dame’s College of Arts and Letters and associate professor in the Department of English, was honored with the 2010 Rodney F. Ganey, Ph.D., Faculty Community-Based Research Award at a ceremony this week.
Peter Holland, McMeel Family Professor in Shakespeare Studies in the Department of English and the Department of Film, Television, and Theatre, was recently elected an honorary fellow at Trinity Hall, his alma mater and one of the 31 colleges that comprise the University of Cambridge.