Events

The Fund for Irish Studies lecture series offers a variety of events for 2019-20. Details on the current series of events below:

  • “The Making of The Hunger”
    A new piece on the Famine in Ireland performed by Donnacha M. Dennehy (composer) and Iarla Ó Lionáird (singer), September 13
  • A reading and conversation with novelist John Banville, September 20
  • Lecture by Anthony Murphy, November 22
  • “Fiddle Strings, Airplane Wings and Humanizing Technology”
    Lecture by Domhnaill Hernon, December 6
  • The 2020 Robert Fagles Memorial Lecture (speaker TBD), CANCELED
  • A reading by Hannah Sullivan, March 6, CANCELED*
  • A reading by award-winning fiction writer Kevin Barry on April 2, CANCELED*
    Cosponsored with Special Collections at Princeton University Library
  • A lecture by Laurence Cox on “Irish Hobo, Buddhist Monk, Anti-colonial Celebrity:  The Strange Story of U Dhammaloka/Laurence Carroll,” April 17, CANCELED*

*In response to the threat of COVID-19 and following a series of recommendations by Princeton University, the spring 2020 events in the Fund for Irish Studies series have been canceled. 

Learn more about past events in the Fund for Irish Studies series here.


Unless noted otherwise, events take place at 4:30 p.m. in the James Stewart Film Theater at 185 Nassau Street on the Princeton University campus in Princeton, NJ. Event details and dates are subject to change.

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