Immaculata University Continues Its Courses in Irish Studies

The Irish Studies Program at Immaculata University announces its schedule for Spring 2009 semester. Evening and weekend courses include literature, history, and language offerings.
Irish Literature. This three-credit class introduces students to selected works in classical and contemporary Irish Literature. Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, during the spring semester, from 10:10 to 11:25 a.m. The instructor is Sister Marie Hubert Kealy, IHM, PhD. The cost is $1200.
Elementary Irish Language II. This continuation of speaking, reading, and writing skills emphasizes pronunciation and basic grammar. This three-credit course includes the study of Irish culture. Collette Carew instructs this class on Mondays during the spring semester, from 7:15 to 9:45 p.m. The cost is $1200.
Irish-American Fiction. This course features authors who represent the oldest ethnic tradition in American literature. Discussion includes short selections by John O´Hara, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Mary Gordon, William Kennedy, and others. This one-credit workshop, led by Sister Marie Hubert Kealy, IHM, PhD, is offered on Thursdays, February 5, 12, 19, and 26, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Cost is $400 if taken for credit and $180 if taken as a workshop.
The Irish Subaltern: S. Barry. This course considers the role of the Irish in the employ of the British in the early twentieth century as portrayed in a play and novel, Sebastian Barry´s The Steward of Christendom and A Long Way, centered around the same family. Sean Flannery leads this one-credit class on Thursdays, March 12, 19, 26, and April 2, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Cost is $400 if taken for credit and $180 if taken as a workshop.
Additional information may be obtained by contacting Sister Marie Hubert Kealy at 610-647-4400, ext. 3720. Students may register for courses through the College of LifeLong Learning at 610-647-4400, ext. 3236.
Immaculata University, a Catholic coeducational institution is located 20 miles west of Philadelphia, south of the intersection of routes 30 and 352, between Paoli and Exton.

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