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
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).
O'Conchubhair Questions Linguistic Rights in Ireland
Mar 8, 2022
In a recent blog post for the Royal Irish Academy (RIA), Kellogg Faculty Fellow Brian O'Conchubhair explores the complexity of the Irish language.