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Gerard Killeen

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Department of Culture & Media
gkilleen@marylhurst.edu

Education

BA, University College, Dublin

Classes Taught

Celtic Worldviews
Celtic Cultures: Society, History and Literature
Irish Literature & National Identity
Intermediate Irish I
Intermediate Irish II
Form & Technique: Poetry
Writing Seminar II: Poetry
Senior Creative Writing Workshop

About

Ger Killeen's special interests are modern poetry, Celtic literature, the poetry of mysticism and critical theory. He is the author of several books including Lia A Léimfidh Thar Tonnta: A Stone That Will Leap Over The Waves (Trask House, 1999), which was nominated for an Oregon Book Award; A Wren (Bluestem Press), winner of the Bluestem Award for Poetry; and Signs Following (Parlor Press, 2005). His book Blood Orbits was published in 2009 by Parlor Press.

His work also appears in several anthologies including From Here We Speak (OSU Press), American Poetry: The Next Generation
(Carnegie-Mellon University Press), and The Gertrude Stein Awards 2006 (Green Integer).

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Ger Killeen Featured in The Oregonian

Ger Killeen, culture & media faculty, was interviewed by The Oregonian in February 2015 talking about his passions: poetry, Ireland and the natural world.

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April 01, 2015

Study Abroad Europe: Sign-up Deadline

This September, travel to London and Rome, studying literature and art. Small group (12 participants maximum). Package includes airfare, accommodat...

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April 30, 2015

Belluschi Pavilion Celebration

Celebrate the completion of the Belluschi Pavilion. Tour the house and grounds, learn about its history and re-construction at Marylhurst, and en...

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May 02, 2015

Belluschi Pavilion Open House

Celebrate the completion of the Belluschi Pavilion. Tour the house and grounds, learn about its history and re-construction at Marylhurst, and en...

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