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
Conchubhair Describes the Life of Máire Mhac an tSaoi in The Irish Times
Oct 18, 2021
Faculty Fellow Brian Ó Conchubhair provided commentary for an Irish Times article about Máire Mhac an tSaoi. Conchubhair characterizes her as a poet of passion and a principled and able critic.