Professor of English at University College Cork Claire Connolly lectures on “The Holyhead Road” on Friday, November 13 at 4:30 p.m. in the Lewis Center for the Arts’ James M. Stewart ’32 Theater at 185 Nassau Street. The lecture is part of a series presented by Princeton University’s Fund for Irish Studies. Free and open to the public.
Claire Connolly is Professor of Modern English in UCC. Her research and teaching interests include Irish writing; the novel in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries; romanticism in Ireland, Scotland and Wales; Welsh-Irish cultural exchanges; and Ireland and cultural theory. Claire Connolly was formerly a professor at Cardiff University and has been a visiting professor in Irish Studies at Boston College (2002-3) and Concordia University, Montreal (Fall 2011). She is Vice Chair (Ireland) of the International Association for the Study of Irish Literature; and Co-Director of the Wales-Ireland Research Network.
Learn about Professor Connolly’s work in this video from University College Cork: