Month: October 2018

Fall 2018 Event Calendar


Fall 2018 Event Calendar


Kate COSTELLO-SULLIVAN talk on Carmilla critical edition

Sept. 27, AUST 216 at 1:00pm

Costello-Sullivan is Professor of Modern Irish Literature and Dean of CAS at Le Moyne College, NY, where she founded the Irish literature program.  She has published widely on contemporary Irish fiction, including the first monograph on Colm Tóibín.  Trauma and Recovery in the 21st-Century Irish Novel was published this spring by Syracuse UP, where she has just been appointed General Editor. She is current VP of the American Conference for Irish Studies. She has edited a critical edition of J.S. Le Fanu’s Carmilla, the challenges of which will be the subject of her talk. to RESERVE A SEAT


Talk on DOROTHY MACARDLE (center)Oct. 25, AUST 216 at 1:00pm

Dorothy Macardle (1889-1958) was an Irish novelist, playwright, and popular historian. Her 1942 feminist Gothic novel, The Uninvited, was adapted for the screen by Hollywood in 1944. The editor of two forthcoming reissues of Macardle’s work by Tramp Press, CAROLINE HEAFEY, will speak on the author’s work. to RESERVE A SEAT

The Halloween-appropriate film of The Uninvited will be screened at 11:00am on 10/25 in AUST 202 (prior to Heafey’s talk).


MARY MADEC poetry reading, Nov. 13, AUST 202 at 11:00am

Irish poet Mary Madec is a graduate of NUI Galway and the University of Pennsylvania, where she was awarded her doctorate in Linguistics. In 2008 she was the recipient of Ireland’s prestigious Hennessy XO Award for Emerging Poetry. She has published two volumes with Salmon Poetry Press, In Other Words (2010) and Demeter Does Not Remember (2014). She is current Director of the Villanova University Study Abroad Program in Galway.

FREE & OPEN to all but please reserve a seat if indicated– for ACCOMMODATIONS