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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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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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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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September 2020

“Sweet Dancers: An Illustrated Talk on Irish Dance” by Deirdre Mulrooney

September 18, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Photo of Deirdre Mulrooney by Ishmael Claxton Deirdre Mulrooney, dance historian, documentary filmmaker, author of Irish Moves, an illustrated history of dance and physical theatre in Ireland, and host of Dance Ireland’s 30th Anniversary podcasts presents a virtual illustrated talk on Irish Dance. Followed by an audience Q&A. as a part of Princeton University’s 2020-21 Fund for Irish Studies series. JOIN THE EVENT This virtual event is free and open to the public; no registration required. Join the lecture on…

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November 2020

Symposium on “The 175th Anniversary of Frederick Douglass’s Tour of Ireland”

November 13, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

On November 13, Professor of History Christine Kinealy (Quinnipiac University), author Colum McCann (author of TransAtlantic), and Assistant Professor of English and African American Studies Autumn Womack (Princeton University) lead a symposium on “The 175th Anniversary of Frederick Douglass’s Tour of Ireland," moderated by Paul Muldoon, Howard G. B. Clark '21 Professor at Princeton University. Part of Princeton University’s 2020-21 Fund for Irish Studies series. The symposium explores the four months Douglass spent in Ireland in 1845, an experience he described…

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Lecture by Patrick Radden Keefe

November 20, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Free

Bestselling author and staff writer at The New Yorker Patrick Radden Keefe delivers a lecture on “Say Nothing: A true Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland” as part of Princeton University’s 2020-21 Fund for Irish Studies series

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December 2020

Reading by Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin

December 4, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Free

Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin, Professor emeritus in the School of English at Trinity College Dublin and winner of the 2020 Irish Times/Poetry Now Award, reads her poetry as part of Princeton University’s 2020-21 Fund for Irish Studies series.

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February 2021

Lecture by Laurence Cox

February 5, 2021 @ 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, 2021 @ 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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March 2021

Screening of Filmed Version of Happy Days by Samuel Beckett

March 5, 2021 @ 4:30 pm

Samuel Beckett’s Happy Days (“One of the most unforgettable plays in the modern canon.” –The New York Times) is the ultimate emblem of perseverance. Now, in a rare exception allowed only during the country’s theatre prohibition, this modernist masterpiece will be recorded and broadcast online, delicately translated to the screen for its 60th anniversary by artists on the cutting edge of digital theatre. FREE; tickets required.

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Lecture by Tara Guissin-Stubbs

March 19, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Scholar Tara Guissin-Stubbs, Associate Professor in English Literature and Director of Studies in English Literature and Creative Writing at Oxford University, lectures on “Symbols from Within, and Symbols from Without: The Celtic Revival and the Harlem Renaissance” as part of Princeton University’s 2020-21 Fund for Irish Studies series.

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