TLRH | Faculty in Focus: Professor Micheal Cronin
Monday, 8 March 2021, 1 – 2pm
An 'in conversation' with Professor Michael Cronin (School of Languages, Literatures and Cultural Studies) and hosted by Professor Barry McCrea (University of Notre Dame). Professor Cronin will discuss his career and his publications including, Irish and Ecology: An Ghaeilge agus an Éiceolaíocht (2019).
About Michael Cronin
Michael Cronin is 1776 Professor of French and Director of the Centre for Literary and Cultural Translation in Trinity College Dublin. Among his published titles are Translating Ireland: Translation, Languages and Identity (1996); Across the Lines: Travel, Language, Translation (2000); Translation and Globalization (2003); Time Tracks: Scenes from the Irish Everyday; Irish in the New Century/An Ghaeilge san Aois Nua (2005); Translation and Identity (2006); Translation goes to the Movies (2009), Translation in the Digital Age (2013), Eco-Translation: Translation and Ecology in the Age of the Anthropocene (2017) and Irish and Ecology: An Ghaeilge agus an Éiceolaíocht (2019). He is a Member of the Royal Irish Academy and a Fellow of Trinity College Dublin.
Professor Barry McCrea
Barry McCrea is a professor in the departments of English, Romance Languages & Literatures, and Irish Language & Literature at the University of Notre Dame, where he holds the Keough Family Chair of Irish Studies. He is the author of two monographs – Languages of the Night (Yale UP, 2015) which won the American Comparative Literature Association’s René Wellek prize for the best book of 2016 and In the Company of Strangers: Narrative and Family in Dickens, Conan Doyle, Joyce, and Proust (Columbia UP, 2011) – as well as a novel, The First Verse (Carroll & Graf, 2005), winner of the Ferro-Grumley prize for fiction and a Barnes and Noble Discover award. McCrea was a Foundation Scholar at TCD, where he took a B.A. in Spanish and French from TCD, and he holds a PhD in Comparative Literature from Princeton University. Full bio here
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Campus Location: Trinity Long Room Hub Arts and Humanities Research Centre
Event Type: Lectures and Seminars, Public
Type of Event: One-time event
Audience: Undergrad, Postgrad, Faculty & Staff, Public
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