Irish Studies Würzburg

Irish Studies Würzburg (ISWÜ) Newsletter Summer Term 2024


Dear colleagues, students, and friends of ISWÜ, we are delighted to announce the following courses, guest lectures, workshops, author readings and extracurricular activities for the summer term 2024.


ISWÜ members will be offering the following courses for students:

  • Prof. Dr. Ina Bergmann: Irish American Literature, Culture, and History #ISWÜ (04093248)
  • Prof. Dr. Maria Eisenmann: Irish Studies in the EFL Classroom #ISWÜ (04097331)
  • Dr. Felix Morgenstern: Irish Traditional Music Ensemble 1 #ISWÜ (04041460)
  • Emma Phelan, Dr. Darlene Murphy: Englisch C1 – Cultural Studies – Ireland #ISWÜ (11023050)

For registration, please see WueStudy:



All participation in ISWÜ courses and events can be documented for students on three ISWÜ certificates, one of them even allowing to earn ECTS for FSQ and Freier Bereich: Irish Studies Würzburg #ISWÜ (04099990). For more information, please see:



We are offering Digital Humanities & Irish Studies internships for JMU students in cooperation with CELT at University College Cork, Ireland. For more information, please see:   


Guest Lecture:

  • April 16, 2024, 6pm – 8pm (CET), Prof. Anne Fogarty (University College Dublin), J. M. Synge Lecture: "Inventing Modernism: Synge, Joyce and Ibsen"

For more information and registration, please see:


Author Reading:

  • June 25, 2024, 12am – 2pm (CET), Helen Cullen, "The Truth Must Dazzle Gradually (2021)"

For more information and registration, please see:



  • June 6, 2024, 2pm – 4pm (CET), Dr. Brian Ó Conchubhair (University of Notre Dame) and Samuel K. Fisher (Catholic University of America), "When Poems and History Rhyme: the Politics and Poetics of the Irish Poetic Tradition"

For more information and registration, please see:


Deutsch-Irische Gesellschaft Würzburg:

A range of extracurricular activities open to all colleagues and students will be organised by our cooperation partner, Deutsch-Irische Gesellschaft Würzburg:



Videos of some of the past ISWÜ events can be found on our website:


Prof. Dr. Ina Bergmann, Prof. Dr. Maria Eisenmann and the whole ISWÜ Team
Irish Studies Würzburg (ISWÜ)