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Bob Schmuhl's "Ireland's Exiled Children" makes's Top Ten Summer Reading List

May 31, 2016 Rebecca Corrente

Ireland's Exiled Children: America and the Easter Rising, Bob Schmuhl's latest book, has made's top ten summer reading books for summer 2016.  To find out why, and to see other top picks, visit this page Read More >

Notre Dame leads the Nation in NEH Fellowships

May 11, 2016 College of Arts & Letters

More than any other university since 1999; three American Studies professors are recipients

With support from the Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts, Notre Dame faculty have won 57 National Endowment for the Humanities fellowships since 1999, more than any other university in the country. Many of those winners gathered at a special reception in May 2016 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the NEH.  Read More >

Reflecting on notable female historians, in celebration of Mother’s Day

May 05, 2016 Rebecca Corrente


America and 1916: “A poets’ revolution”

May 05, 2016 Rebecca Corrente

The Irish Catholic reviews Bob Schmuhl's book "Ireland’s Exiled Children: America and the Easter Rising."

Felix M. Larkin

When President John F. Kennedy addressed a joint meeting of the Dáil and Seanad during his state visit to Ireland in 1963, he said: “No people ever believed more deeply in the cause of Irish freedom than the people of the United States.” Likewise, the 1916 rebels acknowledged the support of Ireland’s “exiled children in America” in their iconic Proclamation of the Irish Republic. Read More >

Trump Last Man Standing in Republican Race

May 05, 2016 Rebecca Corrente

Bob Schmuhl joins Morning Ireland to discuss the latest state of play in the race for nomination for the presidential elections in the US.  Listen to the interview here. Read More >

"Letter from Campus: Moments to remember" by Bob Schmuhl

May 04, 2016 Rebecca Corrente

Bob Schmuhl is the Walter H. Annenberg-Edmund P. Joyce Professor of American Studies and Journalism at Notre Dame, where’s he taught since 1980.

You know you’re nearing the finish line of what’s seemed to be several geologic periods in a Notre Dame classroom when you begin to remember the past in generations rather than years. Read More >

Two American Studies Professors Win Joyce Awards

May 04, 2016 Rebecca Corrente

Two professors from the Department of American Studies have been selected to receive Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C., Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.  Associate Professor Jason Ruiz and Concurrent Assistant Professional Specialist Brian Collier Read More >