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Lecture - "The Twice-Strung Harp: Irish Language Poetry in English Translation"

December 2, 2020, 5:30 pm
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SponsorSponsored by the Marie Frazee Baldassarre ProfessorshipMore Informationhttps:/‌/‌‌english/‌marie-frazee-baldassarre-professorship/‌Posted InCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
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Fall 2020 Poetry Readings & Lectures
Sponsored by the Marie Frazee Baldassarre Professorship
All events will be held remotely.  If you’d like to attend, write to get on the link list.

Wednesday 2nd December, 5:30 p.m.

"The Twice-Strung Harp:  Irish Language Poetry in English Translation"

Professor Maureen O’Rourke Murphy is one of the most important scholars of Irish Studies in the U.S. She is the author of Compassionate Stranger: Asenath Nicholson and the Great Irish Famine, co-editor of Irish Literature: A Reader,  and past president of the American Conference for Irish Studies and past chair of the International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures. Her project The Great Irish Famine Curriculum (2001) won the Project Excellence Award from the National Council of the Social Studies in 2002. Murphy is   Professor Emerita of Teaching, Learning and Technology at Hofstra University.