2023 Past Events

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November 29, 2023: A New Chapter: Women Writing Northern Ireland Now.” More info and recording.

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November 16, 2023: “The Other’s Life. Joyce and Svevo: A Brilliant Friendship,” with Professor Enrico Terrinoni. More info.

November 13, 2023: “Bridging the Atlantic V: where now in an uncertain world?” This event took place at Queen’s University Belfast. More info and recording.

Dr. Lloyd Meadhbh Houston

November 1, 2023: “The North of Ireland, Modernism, and the Medicalization of Sex,” with Dr. Lloyd Meadhbh Houston. More info and recording.


October 18, 2023: “Ferdinand Levy: A Harlem Renaissance Dubliner and a De-colonial Cosmopolitanism,” with Dr. Karl O’Hanlon. More info and recording.

Dr. Maurice Casey

October 4, 2023: “Queer Americans in Post-Revolutionary Ireland,” with Dr. Maurice Casey. More info.

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September 28, 2023: “Troubles and Beyond: The Impact of a Museum Exhibit in a Post-Conflict Society,” with Prof. Laia Balcells. More info.

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September 21, 2023: “Change From the Ground Up: The Role of Women, Youth and Community-led Movements in Effecting Societal Change in Northern Ireland,” with Emma DeSouza. More Info.

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May 1, 2023:Mapping the Irish World: From Washington-Ireland to London-Ireland” with Dr. Darragh Gannon. More Info and recording.

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April 27, 2023: “BrExit, Voice and Loyalty: Post-Brexit governance challenges for Ireland, the UK and the EU” with Professor Muiris MacCarthaigh. More Info.

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April 25, 2023: Global Irish Studies Fellows Research Symposium. Student fellows presented their year-long research projects on diverse areas of Irish Studies. More Info.

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March 21, 2023: The Washington Forum on Northern Ireland: Marking the 25th Anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement. An all-day conference held in person at American University. More Info and recording.

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March 17, 2023: Solas Nua’s Irish Book Day. A multi-strand series of events and activities at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, to celebrate Irish literature. More Info.