CHS Open House: ‘A Hero Named Heather and Other Peculiarities in The Cattle-Raid of Fraech’ with Joseph F. Nagy

Dr. Joseph Nagy will join the CHS community for an Open House discussion on ‘A Hero Named Heather and Other Peculiarities in the Early Medieval Irish Saga The Cattle-Raid of Fraech’ on Thursday December 8, at 11 a.m. EST.
Watch the discussion live on the Hour 25 website or the YouTube channel, where you can also post questions during the event.
Joseph-Nagy-a344c753-d1d1-4f21-9208-2acc0f2a2c7d-325x243Joseph Falaky Nagy, the Henry L. Shattuck Professor of Irish Studies, began teaching at Harvard in 2016. He received his B.A. in Folklore and Mythology in 1974, and his Ph.D. in Celtic Languages and Literatures in 1978, both from Harvard. Before coming to his current institution, Nagy was a Professor in the Department of English, the Indo-European Studies Program, and the Folklore and Mythology Program at the University of California, Los Angeles. The author of books and articles on medieval Irish literature and comparative mythology, Nagy was the founder and first editor of The Celtic Studies of North America Yearbook.