University of Notre Dame


The Emergence from Land Undersea: A Post Colonial Strategy

November 11 4:00 - 5:00PM
EVENT TYPE: Get Cultured, Have a Little Fun LOCATION: Eck Visitors Center

Faculty Host: Department of Irish Language and Literature

The Emergence from Land Undersea: A Postcolonial Strategy is a presentation by renowned poet Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill, the Patrick B. O’Donnell Distinguished Visiting Professor, Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies, on her mermaid poems.

The Poetry Foundation calls Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill “one of the most prominent poets writing in the Irish Gaelic language today… Irish themes, including language, are central to her poetry and range from ancient myths to small details of contemporary life.”

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