2020 (Past) Events
Sep 21, 2020: A Tribute to Professor Gerard Mannion. A seminar honoring the late Prof. Mannion, Global Irish Studies Co-Founder. 2:00pm to 3:30pm EDT (Online). Details and RSVP (required) here.
CANCELED. April 28, 2020: Screening of “John Hume in America” documentary, and a Q&A with the director. (Evening event) RSVP details coming soon
CANCELED. April 15, 2020: “Commemoration and Decolonization: Remembering the Roads Untaken in Ireland’s Independence Struggle.” Dr. Heather Laird of University College Cork will give a lecture on the uses and misuses of commemorations of decolonisation and independence, the subject of her recent timely book on Ireland’s ‘decade of centenaries’.
March 4, 2020: “Dealing with Divided Past: The Public History of Conflict in Northern Ireland.” Dr. Olwen Purdue, Director of the Center for Public History at Queen’s University Belfast will offer a lecture on the place of public history in a divided society. More info.
February 27, 2020: Prof. Maggie Williams of William Paterson University, a scholar of medieval Irish Visual Culture, will present a paper the appropriation of Irish iconography by white supremacists in the US. (12:30pm to 3:00pm, New North 311).
February 11, 2020: Msgr. Ciaran O’Carroll, Rector of the Pontifical Irish College, Rome, will give a lecture on the past and future of the Irish church. More info.
February 5, 2020: A Celebration of 25 years of The International Dublin Literary Award, with interviews and readings by previous winners Colum McCann (Let the Great World Spin, 2011) and Emily Ruskovich (Idaho, 2019). Moderated by NPR book critic Maureen Corrigan. More info.
February 1, 2020: A choral celebration in Dahlgren Chapel of the feast of St. Brigid, with an all-female cast led by Eya Ensemble.