Irish Studies (IRST)

IRST 101. Introduction to Irish Studies.3 Credits.

This course provides an introduction to Irish history and culture from the pre-Celt period to the present day. While the core approach is historical, students are introduced to Irish language, literature, filmography, landscape, music, politics, sports, poetry, theatre, law and more. Students also look at the various methodological approaches for understanding Ireland, past and present. The course is led by Professor Christine Kinealy, but includes sessions with other lecturers involved in teaching Irish Studies at Quinnipiac University and her partner institutions. Requires sophomore class standing.

Prerequisites: Take FYS 101 or QU 101;
Offered: Every year, Fall
UC: Humanities

IRST 300. Special Topics in Irish History.3 Credits.

Offered: As needed