Declan Kiberd is the Donald and Marilyn Keough Professor of Irish Studies and Professor of English and Irish Language and Literature Emeritus at the University of Notre Dame. He has lectured in over 30 countries worldwide and contributes essays and reviews to The Irish Times, The Times Literary Supplement, the London Review of Books, and The New York Times. In 2019, he was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and led the Keough-Naughton Institute’s ‘Global Ulysses’ initiative. In 2020, he led the Kylemore Book Club series called ‘Understanding the Body with W.B. Yeats and James Joyce’.