October 23rd, 2012: Fulbright Attends Book Launch of Bruce Nelson's New Book University of Notre Dame Centre Hosts Literary Event

At the invitation of the Keogh-Naughton Notre Dame Centre in the O’Connell House on Merrion Square, members of the Fulbright family were pleased to attend the launch of Bruce Nelson’s new book, Irish Nationalists and the Making of the Irish Race.

Officially launched by Booker-prize nominee Seamus Deane, the event was attended by artists, academics, students, and current Fulbrighters. One of our current Fulbrighters, Dr. Shannon Chance, wrote up her experience at the event on her blog, Ireland by Chance.

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Picture above: Professor Kevin Whelan, University of Notre Dame, Professor Bruce Nelson, Dartmouth College, Dr. Seamus Deane, University of Notre Dame

The Fulbright Commission and the University of Notre Dame have a long-standing relationship, including a joint Fulbright Award with the Center for Civil and Human Rights in the Law School for a LL.M. in Human Rights Law. For more information on this award, please see our page, Irish Student Awards here: http://www.fulbright.ie/irishcitizensawards/fulbrightalldisciplinestudentawards.

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Pictured above: Ms. Deirdre Byrne, Trinity College Dublin, Mr. Michael O’Dea, Artist, Ms. Joanne A. Davidson, Fulbright Commission, Professor Robert Savage, Boston College

The Fulbright Commission would like to thank the Keogh-Naughton Notre Dame Centre for its kind invitation and we look forward to our continued partnership.