Mary O’Donoghue, Arts and Humanities, has several new publications and presentations to her credit. Her short story “The Bellingshausen Sea” (part of her BFRF-supported collection The Sweet Forbearance in the Streets) appears in the spring 2014 issue of The South Circular, a quarterly e-journal of four short stories published in Dublin. Another short story, “Jules Verne Seeks Dreamers for Long-Distance Travel in Time,” appears in the spring 2014 issue of The Georgia Review (University of Georgia.)
Her translations of the Irish-language poet Seán Ó Ríordáin have just been published in a major bilingual edition of his Selected Poems (Yale University Press); these translations are part of a larger manuscript supported by the BFRF.
Also in March, O’Donoghue presented both her short fiction and translations at the Center for Humanities at Tufts. CHAT’s speaker series “promotes critical reflection on and exploration of the significance of the humanities and the arts for Tufts and its surrounding communities, encouraging discourse between humanists and artists, on the one hand, and other Tufts academics, on the other.