Editor, researcher, and well-known Irish poet Louis De Paor presents on the famous Irish poet Seán Ó Ríordáin.
De Paor has been Director of the Centre for Irish Studies at the National University of Ireland, Galway, since 2000. His published works include a monograph on the work of Máirtín Ó Cadhain, an anthology of twentieth-century poetry in Irish, Coiscéim na haoise seo, co-edited with Seán Ó Tuama, and has edited bilingual and critical editions of Irish poets selected poetry.
He was Jefferson Smurfit Distinguished Fellow at the University of St Louis-Missouri in 2002 and received the Charles Fanning medal from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale in 2009. He was Visiting Professor of Celtic Studies at Sydney University in 1993, a Fulbright Scholar at New York University in 2013 and the University of California, Berkeley in 2014, and Burns Scholar at Boston College in 2016. His most recent research project is a critical anthology of twentieth-century poetry in Irish with English translations, Leabhar Na hAthghabhála: Poems of Repossession (Bloodaxe 2016).
|Date||Friday, 28 September 2018|
|Time||4:00pm - 5:00pm|
|Department||English and Linguistics|
|Location||Castle seminar room D, Castle Lecture Theatre complex|
|Contact Name||Professor Peter Kuch|
|Contact Phone||+64 3 479 8634|