The Philip and Linda ARMSTRONG VISITING SCHOLAR
The Armstrong Visiting Scholar for 2011-2012 will be Dr. Sarah O'Connor. Having completed her doctoral studies at University College Dublin, Sarah has been teaching for the Celtic Studies Program since 2006. Her main research interests include bilingualism and translation in Irish literature, Irish women's writing, folklore in Irish women's writing, and postcolonial literature. She is currently engaged in research on Irish performance poetry. She will be teaching one full course "Literature of Three Nations: Ireland, Scotland and Wales" and two half-courses "Early Celtic Cinema" and "Contemporary Celtic Cinema".
The Celtic Studies Program acknowledges with sincere thanks the generosity of Philip and Linda Armstrong in making this position possible.