p. The Keough Institute for Irish Studies at the University of Notre Dame opens its spring semester lecture series Friday (Jan. 25) with a talk by James H. Murphy on Irish nationalists’ attitudes toward the British monarchy.p. Murphy is an authority on the history and literature of late 19th and early 20th century Ireland. He is a faculty member of All Hallows College, Drumcondra, and is president of the Society for the Study of 19th Century Ireland. His talk will be at 3 p.m. in 1125 Flanner Hall.p. The remainder of the Irish studies spring lecture series follows. All talks are at 3 p.m. in 1125 Flanner unless otherwise noted.p. ? “Illiteracy, Apparitions, Stigmata: The 1859 Crisis in Irish Presbyterianism,” David W. Miller, Carnegie Mellon University; O’Donnell Chair in Irish Studies, Notre Dame, Feb. 1 (Friday)p. ? “Peripheral Cosmopolitanism: Ireland, Scotland and the ‘English’ Novel,” Katie Trumpener, University of Chicago, Feb. 8 (Friday)p. ? “The Woolen Industry Defended, 1731-1732,” Kirsten Sundell, University of Notre Dame, Feb. 15 (Friday)p. ? “Lineage, Law and Dynastic Politics in 16th Century Ireland,” Ciaran Brady, Trinity College, Dublin; Naughton Fellow, Notre Dame, Feb. 22 (Friday)p. ? “1766 and All That,” Breandan O Buachalla, University College Dublin, March 22 (Friday)p. ? “Secularism and Modernity in Joyce,” Joseph Buttigieg, University of Notre Dame, April 5 (Friday)p. ? “Offering Offence: James Anthony Froude, Moral Obligation and the Uses of Irish History,” Ciaran Brady, Trinity College, Dublin; Naughton Fellow, Notre Dame, 4:15 p.m. April 10 (Wednesday), 202 McKenna Hallp. ? “The Woman on the Road: Invasion, Eviction and the Homeless Woman in Modern Irish Drama,” Mary Trotter, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, April 12 (Friday)p. ? “Women Writers and the Irish Atlantic,” Marjorie Howes, Boston College; O’Donnell Chair in Irish Studies, Notre Dame, 4:15 p.m. April 18 (Thursday), 202 McKenna Hallp. ? “Elizabeth Bowen,” Maud Ellmann, Cambridge University, April 19 (Friday)p. ? “A Critique of the New British History: Early Modern Ireland and Europe,” Clare Carroll, Queens College, City University of New York, April 26 (Friday).