Irish Studies

Fall Semester 2017

CourseInstrDaysTime
Intro. to Irish Studies
IRSH.2006.A1
Nolan, LorraineM04:00PM-06:50PM
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A general introduction to Irish society and culture. This course will provide an overview of the unique characteristics of the island and its people. Students will have the opportunity to familiarize themselves with aspects of Ireland's land, cultural development, economy, politics, and literature.

Irish Language and Culture I
IRSH.2173.A
Smith, IanW F09:00AM-10:20AM
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Students will study the Irish Language, learning through exercises the four language learning skills: speaking, reading, writing and listening. There will an emphasis on the Irish spoken currently in Ireland today, supplemented by insights into modern Irish society and culture. Students will also learn about the linguistic composition of Ireland as a bilingual nation and how the Irish-speaking community has survived and continues to survive amidst a large dominant Irish Anglophone majority. No previous knowledge of Irish is required.

Winter Semester 2018

CourseInstrDaysTime
Intro. to Irish Studies
IRSH.2006.A2
Nolan, LorraineM04:00PM-06:50PM
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A general introduction to Irish society and culture. This course will provide an overview of the unique characteristics of the island and its people. Students will have the opportunity to familiarize themselves with aspects of Ireland's land, cultural development, economy, politics, and literature.

Visualizing Irish Culture
IRSH.2113.A
Nolan, LorraineT02:30PM-05:20PM
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This course will examine the broad influence of the arts on Ireland through the history of Irish poetry, painting, drama, music, architecture, religion, fiction, and film. Prerequisite: IRSH 2006 or permission of the instructor.

Irish Language and Culture II
IRSH.2183.A
Smith, IanW F09:00AM-10:20AM
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A continuation of IRSH 2173. This course will follow on from the first semester, building on students knowledge of the Irish Language so far. The course will focus more on topics practical to students to practise their Irish here in Canada and also if they find themselves in a real-life situation in Irish-speaking Ireland (e.g. making enquiries, interests, sport, food and drink, asking directions). The course will focus on the four skills of speaking, writing, reading and listening. Students will develop their speaking ability as well as their ability to converse. Students will continue to learn more about Irish culture on this topic-by-topic basis throughout. Prerequisite: IRSH 2173.

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