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April 2017

Mary Daly Lectures on “An Irish solution? Contraception, the Catholic Church and Irish Society 1960-1983”

April 14, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
James M. Stewart ’32 Theater, 185 Nassau Street
Princeton, 08542
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Mary Daly, Professor of Modern Irish History at University College Dublin, will present a lecture on “An Irish solution? Contraception, the Catholic Church and Irish Society 1960-1983" as part of the 2016-2017 Fund for Irish Studies series at Princeton University on Friday, April 14 at 4:30 p.m. at the Lewis Center for the Arts’ James M. Stewart ’32 Theater, 185 Nassau Street. This event is free and open to the public.

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March 2018

Fintan O’Toole Lectures on “Brexit, Ireland and the Rise of English Nationalism”

March 2, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
East Pyne 010, Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 08544 United States
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Friday, March 2, 2018 4:30 p.m. East Pyne 010, Princeton University campus FREE and open to the public Theater critic and scholar Fintan O’Toole gives the annual Robert Fagles Memorial Lecture on “Brexit, Ireland and the rise of English nationalism,” at 4:30 p.m. This event is free but there is limited seating on a first-come, first-seated basis. Irish theater critic and scholar Fintan O’Toole will present the 2018 Robert Fagles Memorial Lecture, entitled “Brexit, Ireland and the Rise of English Nationalism,” on Friday,…

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April 2018

Lecture by Alvin Jackson

April 27, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
East Pyne 010, Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 08544 United States
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Friday, April 27, 2018 4:30 p.m. East Pyne 010 FREE and open to the public Acclaimed Irish historian and scholar Alvin Jackson will conclude the spring 2018 Fund for Irish Studies lecture series by giving a lecture, entitled “John Redmond and Edward Carson: Bloodshed, Borders and the Union State,” on Friday, April 27 at 4:30 p.m. in East Pyne Room 010 on the Princeton University campus.  The lecture is free and open to the public. John Redmond and Edward Carson…

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February 2019

Escaping from History: The Dreamworld of Brexit

February 22, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
James Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08544 United States
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Noted Irish writer and theater critic Fintan O’Toole presents the annual Robert Fagles Memorial Lecture on “Escaping from History: The Dreamworld of Brexit”

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March 2019

The Myth of Paternity: James Joyce and his father

March 8, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
James Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08544 United States
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Bestselling author Colm Tóibín lectures on “The Myth of Paternity: James Joyce and his father” as part of the spring 2019 Fund for Irish Studies event series. Tóibín’s latest book, Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know: The Fathers of Wilde, Yeats, and Joyce, was published in 2018. In the James Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ. FREE and open to the public.   Bestselling author Colm Tóibín. Photo courtesy www.colmtoibin.com Colm Tóibín is the author of nine novels, including The Blackwater Lightship; The Master, winner…

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Irish Emigrant Girls in New York

March 29, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
James Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08544 United States
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Irish scholar Maureen Murphy lectures on "Irish Emigrant Girls in New York" as part of the Fund for Irish Studies series.

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November 2019

“Dronehenge”: An Illustrated Talk by Anthony Murphy

November 22, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
James Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08544 United States
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Free

Paul Muldoon introduces an illustrated talk by author and photographer Anthony Murphy. In his lecture, tentatively titled “Dronehenge,” Murphy will discuss his 2018 discovery that has radically changed our view of the Neolithic landscape of Brú na Bóinne.

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December 2019

“Fiddle Strings, Airplane Wings and Humanizing Technology”

December 6, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
James Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08544 United States
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Free

Paul Muldoon introduces a lecture by award winning technology, innovation and creativity executive Domhnaill Hernon. In his lecture, “Fiddle strings, airplane wings and humanizing technology,” Hernon will share some of his personal history, discuss the merits of fusing art and technology, play some tunes, and talk about Irish tradition in music and in particular where he comes from in County Sligo, Ireland. DOMHNAILL HERNON is an award-winning technology, innovation and creativity executive. He received an undergraduate degree in Aeronautical Engineering…

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February 2021

Lecture by Laurence Cox

February 5 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Laurence Cox (Maynooth University) on “Irish Hobo, Buddhist Monk, Anticolonial Celebrity: The Strange Story of U Dhammaloka/Laurence Carroll."

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Robert Fagles Memorial Lecture by Fintan O’Toole

February 26 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Scholar and critic Fintan O’Toole delivers the annual Robert Fagles Memorial Lecture on “1921 and 2021: The Partition of Ireland, Then and Now."

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