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Julia Douthwaite to receive 2013 Sheedy Award

Author: Carrie Gates

Julia Douthwaite

Julia Douthwaite, professor of French and Francophone studies in the University of Notre Dame’s College of Arts and Letters, has been selected to receive the 2013 Sheedy Excellence in Teaching Award.

The highest teaching honor in the College of Arts and Letters, the Sheedy Award was founded in 1970 in honor of Rev. Charles E. Sheedy, C.S.C., who served as dean of the college from 1951-69.

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Fulbright Roundtable

Author: Denise Ayo

Planning on applying for a Fulbright??

Come to the Fulbright Roundtable and Q&A Session THIS afternoon from 4:30-6:00 p.m. in Hesburgh Library's Carey Auditorium
  • Learn from successful Fulbright Applicants
  • Hear about Fulbright opportunities at Notre Dame from Jeffery Thibert, CUSE Assistant Director of National Fellowships

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Concert: Irish Sean-Nós Song Session

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The Center for the Study of Languages & Cultures is pleased to host a concert event on Friday, November 15 from 12:00pm - 1:00pm at O’Rourke’s Public House with our special guests:

Celia Ní Fhatharta hails from Baile na hAbhann in the Connemara Gaeltacht, an Irish-speaking region synonymous with the distinctly Irish singing style ‘sean-nós’ (old-style). Celia’s mother Kathleen is one of the famous Griallais sisters from Muiceanach in Connemara. In 2009, Celia completed her M.A. in Modern Irish on the song tradition of Connemara, from which her song repertoire is almost exclusively drawn. In 1999, Celia won Corn Uí Riada, the trophy bestowed on the winner of the prestigious sean-nós competition at the annual Irish language festival, Oireachtas na Samhna. Celia is well known for her distinctive versions of “Úna Dheas Ní Nia” and “Sagart na Cúile Báine,” both learned orally from her aunt Sarah Grealish, as well as “Neainsín Bhán” and “Bríd Thomáis Mhrucha.” She has released a debut CD entitled “Irish Traditional Sean Nós Songs.”…

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