Courses

Introduction to Irish Studies

This interdisciplinary 200-level course offers a broad introduction to the study of Irish literature, history and culture. Students will gain a grounding in: Irish storytelling since the early Christian period, including through music and song; the history of the conquest of Ireland and Irish independence movements; the role of the Irish language in culture; the famine and its social and political aftermath; the history of religious difference; the relationship between Britain and Ireland; the work of major literary figures such as Swift, Joyce, Yeats, Beckett and Heaney; contemporary Ireland and the Irish economy.

 

Faculty

Sections

L01

Tuesday and Thursday,
9:00 - 9:50 am

P01

Tuesdays, 10:00 - 10:50 am

P02

Thursdays, 12:30 - 1:20 pm

P03

Mondays, 3:30 - 4:20 pm

Instructor(s)

Fintan O'Toole