An exciting roster of events is taking shape for the 2016 – 17 Fund for Irish Studies series, including:
- Internationally-acclaimed Irish actress Lisa Dwan on “Performing Beckett” — September 16
- Musicians Brian Ó hAirt and Len Graham perform “The Road Taken: Songs, Music and Dance from the Irish Tradition” — October 14 (Taplin Auditorium)
- Musician Iarla Ó Lionáird and composer Donnacha Dennehy discuss and perform pieces from their latest opera, Hunger — November 18
- Philosopher Richard Kearney and artist Sheila Gallagher on “Twinsome Minds Recovering 1916 in Images and Stories” — December 9
- Theater critic and scholar Fintan O’Toole gives the Robert Fagles Memorial Lecture — February 17
- A day-long symposium on Irish lyric and song, “Words for Music, Perhaps.” Featuring panel discussions by renowned scholars Matt Campbell, Aileen Dillane, Paul Hamilton, Barry McCrea, Maureen McLane, Paul Muldoon, Diarmuid Ó Giolláin, Iarla O’Lionaird, and Dan Trueman, along with Irish musical performances by guest artists John Burkhalter, David Kellett, and Darya Koltunyuk — March 31
- Mary Daly, Professor of Modern Irish History at University College Dublin — April 14
- Writer Kevin Barry returns to Princeton for a reading from his novel, Beatlebone — April 28
Unless noted otherwise, events take place at 4:30 p.m. in the James M. Stewart ’32 Theater at 185 Nassau Street in Princeton, NJ. Event details and dates are subject to change.
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