Wednesday, September 29, 2010

2010 Fanning Medal Lecture

The Irish Studies faculty at Southern Illinois University Carbondale have named Michael Patrick Gillespie, Professor of English at Florida International University, the recipient of the 2010 Fanning Medal for Irish Studies. After the presentation, which will take place on October 14 at 7:30 pm in Guyon Auditorium, SIUC campus, Professor Gillespie will deliver the 2010 Fanning Medal Lecture.
The Fanning Medal itself is named in honor of Professor Emeritus Charles Fanning and recognizes outstanding contributions to the field of Irish Studies. Last year’s recipient was Irish-language poet Louis de Paor.

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