Recent Honors

The Director of the Center, Professor Michael Patrick Gillespie, of the English Department, has been awarded the Charles Fanning Medal recognizing his outstanding scholarship and service in Irish Studies. The award, the highest recognition that can be given to an individual in the field, will be conferred on October 14, 2010, at Southern Illinois University. On that day, Professor Gillespie will deliver a lecture at the ceremony entitled James Joyce and the Problem of Exile.