Brian Ó Conchubhair is Associate Professor of Irish Language and Literature at the University of Notre Dame. His research focuses on cultural nationalism; language revitalization; language politics; Irish-language fiction; the European fin de siècle; and modernism.
In 2013 he was elected Vice-President of the American Conference for Irish Studies, and currently serves as the organization's President (2015-17). He has been a Visiting Professor at Université Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3, France and Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic.
Cultural nationalism; language revitalization; language politics; Irish-language fiction; the European fin de siècle; modernism
Modernism in Irish-language literature and culture; the relationship of mainstream modernism to minority languages; Roger Casement; Flann O’Brien
Ó Conchubhair’s Biography of Flann O’Brien Garners Two Awards Prior to Publication
Mar 4, 2023
Faculty Fellow Brian Ó Conchubhair’s Irish language book about author Flann O’Brien has won two literary awards
Profile: Kellogg International Scholar Abigail Keaney '24, a student of the interwoven history and politics of Ireland, Britain, and the United States
Nov 15, 2022
Kellogg International Scholar Abigail Keaney ’24 had an ideal upbringing for a student with a focus on the interwoven history and politics of Ireland, Britain, and the United States.
New Anthology of Irish Poetry Offers ‘Underground Perspective’ on History and Culture of Ireland
Mar 8, 2022
Faculty Fellow Brian Ó Conchubhair and co-editor Samuel Fisher are bringing history from Ireland's poetry and folk songs to a wider audience in the most comprehensive collection of Irish poetry to date, "Bone and Marrow/Cnámh agus Smior: An Anthology of Irish Poetry from Medieval to Modern" (Wakeforest University Press, forthcoming).