Jane Ohlmeyer Lecture Today
Professor Jane Ohlmeyer is Erasmus Smith’s Professor of Modern History at Trinity College, Dublin. She is an expert on the New British and Atlantic Histories and has published widely on a number of themes in early modern Irish and British history. Her books include Civil War and Restoration in the Three Stuart Kingdoms (Cambridge, 1993); Ireland from Independence to Occupation, 1641-1660 (editor, Cambridge, 1995); and Political Thought in Seventeenth-Century Ireland (editor, Cambridge, 2000). Her new book is Making Ireland English: How the Aristocracy Shaped Seventeenth-Century Ireland, published in April 2012 with Yale University Press.
Also, please note that O’Donnell Distinguished Visiting Professor of Irish Studies Clair Wills will give a lecture entitled “The Apotheosis of Clay: Beyond Irish Naturalism” at 3:00PM this Friday, April 20th, in 424 Flanner followed by the launch of Faculty Fellow Sara Maurer‘s new book The Dispossessed State: Britain, Ireland, and Narratives of Ownership in the Nineteenth Century in the Institute.