Professor Murphy taught Irish literature, Creative Writing, and Shakespeare. Speakers will include Maureen O’Rourke Murphy, international Irish literature scholar, and Bud Jennings, Merrimack graduate, who is a high school teacher and fiction writer.
The library will be accepting the typescript of a discussion between Irish-American author Mary Lavin and a group of Merrimack students conducted in 1967. Here are some library resources on Mary Lavin.
- Collected Stories Houghton Mifflin 1971
- Encyclopedia Of Catholic Literature Greenwood Press 2004
- Mary Lavin Bucknell University Press 1975
- Folk Women and Indirection in Morrison, Ní Dhuibhne, Hurston, and Lavin Ashgate 2007
- The Portable Irish Reader The Viking Press 1946
- Short Story Criticism, Volume 4 : Excerpts From Criticism Of The Works Of Short Fiction Writers Gale Research 1990
- Lavin, Mary in Gale Literature Resource Center