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Spring Term in Ireland, 2012: Winter Term syllabus

English 352:  Ulysses and the Contemporary Irish Novel

Lectures, Readings, and Concerts in Irish Studies at W&L

Professor Conner receives Technology fellowship for Ulysses project

W&L faculty activity in Irish Studies

Honor's Tutorial in Irish Modernism

Irish harper Grainne Hambly performs at Washington & Lee
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Welcome to the Home Site for Irish Literary Studies at Washington and Lee University.  This Web Portal is designed for the use of Washington and Lee students and faculty, as well as students and scholars of Irish Studies from other institutions, and indeed for any person interested in the land and literature of Ireland.  

Take a Guided Tour of this Web Portal

  Description: Cahir Castle, Co. TipperaryThis Web Portal offers a wide range of resources in Irish Literary Studies.  The heart of the site is the Searchable Database of over 3,000 images, audio and video files, and Quicktime VR files of Ireland. (Click here to examine the Searchable Database.) This database includes images of numerous Irish literary sites, sites of Irish antiquity and history, Irish landscape and architecture, and much more.  From these images, the site includes the following interactive web-based tools:  

         Spring Term in Ireland:  the web site for Washington and Lee's Spring Term in Ireland Program, including detailed itineraries, course offerings, discussion forums, and The Spring Travel Logs, detailed narrative and pictorial accounts of the Washington and Lee Spring Terms in Ireland, 2000 and 2002

         Courses in Irish Literature at Washington and Lee:  syllabi and descriptions of all Irish literature and related courses offered at W&L

What Washington and Lee offers in Irish Literary Studies . .

Description: Washington and Lee students at the Abbey at InisfallenThis web portal is the home of Irish Literary Studies at Washington and Lee, and from here students can access all materials related to the various course offerings in Irish literature.  These courses include the Modern Irish Literature course offered every other year, numerous seminars and focused topics, as well as the Spring Term in Ireland program.   The Spring Term in Ireland pages include a complete description of the program, as well as the detailed narrative and pictorial travel log of the first Spring Term in Ireland, from the spring of 2000, and the itinerary and 150-image slide-show of the 2002 trip.  From these pages, students can also explore other Irish Studies programs in the U.S. and Ireland, as well as find a range of web sites in the multiple areas of Irish Studies.

What this site will become . . .

Over time, this Web Portal will continue to expand and be of increasing use to all people interested in Irish Studies, Irish Literature, Irish History, and travel throughout Ireland.  This Portal is designed and administered by Professor Marc Conner of the English Department at Washington and Lee.  Any comments or questions about the material on this site should be sent to  All materials on this site are the property of Marc Conner, and may be reproduced or copied by permission only.