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,” features musical performances by Irish artists and panels of renowned scholars such as John Burkhalter, Matt Campbell, Aileen Dillane, Paul Hamilton, David Kellett, Darya Koltunyuk, Barry McCrea, Maureen McLane, Paul Muldoon, Diarmuid Ó Giolláin, Iarla O’Lionaird, and Dan Trueman — March 31
- Mary Daly, Professor of Modern Irish History at University College Dublin — April 14
- Writer Kevin Barry returns to Princeton for a reading — 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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