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James M. Stewart ’32 Theater

185 Nassau Street
Princeton, 08542

April 2014

Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill

April 25, 2014 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
James M. Stewart ’32 Theater, 185 Nassau Street
Princeton, 08542
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Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill, photographed by Derek Speirs

Fiddler Martin Hayes and guitarist Dennis Cahill will perform Irish traditional music on Friday, April 25, at 4:30 p.m. in the James M. Stewart ’32 Theater at 185 Nassau Street. The performance is the final event in the 2013-14 series presented by Princeton University's Fund for Irish Studies. The concert is free and open to the public.

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September 2014

Emily Mark-Fitzgerald: “Commemorating the Irish Famine”

September 12, 2014 @ 4:30 pm
James M. Stewart ’32 Theater, 185 Nassau Street
Princeton, 08542
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Emily Mark-Fitzgerald

Art historian Emily Mark-Fitzgerald will open the 2014-15 Fund for Irish Studies series at Princeton University with a lecture entitled, “Commemorating the Irish Famine,” on Friday, September 12 at 4:30 p.m. at the Lewis Center for the Arts’ James M. Stewart ’32 Theater, 185 Nassau Street.  The event is free and open to the public. Mark-Fitzgerald, of University College, Dublin, is the author of Commemorating the Irish Famine:  Memory and the Monument (Liverpool University Press, 2013), a book exploring the…

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October 2014

Daithi O’Ceallaigh: “From the Belfast Bunker: Behind the Scenes in the Peace Process”

October 17, 2014 @ 4:30 pm
James M. Stewart ’32 Theater, 185 Nassau Street
Princeton, 08542
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daithi o'ceallaigh

Former Irish Ambassador to the United Kingdom Daithi O’Ceallaigh will present a lecture entitled, “From the Belfast Bunker: Behind the Scenes in the Peace Process,” on Friday, October 17 at 4:30 p.m. at the Lewis Center for the Arts’ James M. Stewart ’32 Theater, 185 Nassau Street. Part of the 2014-15 Fund for Irish Studies series at Princeton University, the event is free and open to the public. Daithi O’Ceallaigh’s distinguished diplomatic career spans more than 35 years. Having graduated…

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February 2015

Fintan O’Toole: “Unspeakable Horror: How Ireland Fought the Great War”

February 13, 2015 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
James M. Stewart ’32 Theater, 185 Nassau Street
Princeton, 08542
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fintan o toole

Theatre critic and scholar Fintan O’Toole will present the Robert Fagles Memorial Lecture entitled, “Unspeakable Horror: How Ireland Fought the Great War,” on Friday, February 13 at 4:30 p.m. at the Lewis Center for the Arts’ James M. Stewart ’32 Theater, 185 Nassau Street. Part of the 2014-15 Fund for Irish Studies series at Princeton University, the event is free and open to the public. Fintan O’Toole, one of Ireland’s leading public intellectuals, is a theatre critic and scholar. As…

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March 2015

Glenn Patterson reads from his work

March 27, 2015 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
James M. Stewart ’32 Theater, 185 Nassau Street
Princeton, 08542
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glenn patterson

Irish novelist Glenn Patterson will read from his work on March 27 at 4:30 p.m. in the James M. Stewart ’32 Theater at 185 Nassau Street. Part of the Fund for Irish Studies series at Princeton University, the event is free and open to the public. Glenn Patterson was born in Belfast in Northern Ireland and is best known as a novelist, though he is also a documentary filmmaker and journalist. In his novels, his recurring theme is reassessment of…

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April 2015

Regina Ui Chollatain: “A ‘New’ Gaelic League Idea: Douglas Hyde 100 Years On”

April 10, 2015 @ 4:30 pm
James M. Stewart ’32 Theater, 185 Nassau Street
Princeton, 08542
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Regina Uí Chollatáin

On Friday, April 10, Irish and Celtic studies scholar Regina Uí Chollatáin will present a lecture on “A ‘New’ Gaelic League Idea: Douglas Hyde 100 Years On” at 4:30 p.m. in the James M. Stewart ’32 Theater at 185 Nassau Street. The lecture, part of the Fund for Irish Studies series at Princeton University, is free and open to the public. Regina Uí Chollatáin is a native of Donegal who began her career in education as a primary teacher in…

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Poulomi Saha: “Easter Risings: The Irish Insurrection in India”

April 17, 2015 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
James M. Stewart ’32 Theater, 185 Nassau Street
Princeton, 08542
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poulomi saha

Scholar Poulomi Saha will give a lecture on “Easter Risings: The Irish Insurrection in India” on Friday, April 17, at 4:30 p.m. in the James M. Stewart ’32 Theater at 185 Nassau Street. The talk is part of a series presented by Princeton University's Fund for Irish Studies. The event is free and open to the public. Poulomi Saha is Assistant Professor of English at the University of California, Berkeley, where she teaches courses in postcolonial studies, gender and sexuality…

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September 2015

Ian McBride on “Truth and Reconciliation in Northern Ireland”

September 18, 2015 @ 4:30 pm
James M. Stewart ’32 Theater, 185 Nassau Street
Princeton, 08542
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Professor of History at Kings College, London, Ian McBride presents a lecture entitled “Truth and Reconciliation in Northern Ireland” on Friday, September 18 at 4:30 p.m. in the Lewis Center for the Arts’ James M. Stewart ’32 Theater at 185 Nassau Street. The lecture is part of a series presented by Princeton University’s Fund for Irish Studies. Free and open to the public.

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October 2015

A Conversation with Novelist Eimear McBride

October 9, 2015 @ 4:30 pm
James M. Stewart ’32 Theater, 185 Nassau Street
Princeton, 08542
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Novelist Eimear McBride talks about her recent prize-winning book, A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing, on Friday, October 9 at 4:30 p.m. in the Lewis Center for the Arts’ James M. Stewart ’32 Theater at 185 Nassau Street. The event is part of a series presented by Princeton University’s Fund for Irish Studies. Free and open to the public.

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November 2015

Claire Connolly: “The Holyhead Road”

November 13, 2015 @ 4:30 pm
James M. Stewart ’32 Theater, 185 Nassau Street
Princeton, 08542
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Professor of English at University College Cork Claire Connolly lectures on “The Holyhead Road” on Friday, November 13 at 4:30 p.m. in the Lewis Center for the Arts’ James M. Stewart ’32 Theater at 185 Nassau Street. The lecture is part of a series presented by Princeton University’s Fund for Irish Studies. Free and open to the public.

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December 2015

A Conversation with Filmmaker Mary McGuckian

December 11, 2015 @ 4:30 pm
James M. Stewart ’32 Theater, 185 Nassau Street
Princeton, 08542
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Filmmaker Mary McGuckian discusses her new film about Irish designer and architect Eileen Gray on Friday, December 11 at 4:30 p.m. in the Lewis Center for the Arts’ James M. Stewart ’32 Theater at 185 Nassau Street. The conversation is part of a series presented by Princeton University’s Fund for Irish Studies. Free and open to the public.

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February 2016

Fund for Irish Studies Lecture by Fintan O’Toole on “Carnival and Ruin: Looting in the 1916 Rising “

February 12, 2016 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
James M. Stewart ’32 Theater, 185 Nassau Street
Princeton, 08542
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Theater critic, scholar, and Lecturer in Theater Fintan O’Toole delivers the annual Robert Fagles Memorial Lecture on “Carnival and Ruin: Looting in the 1916 Rising,” in recognition of the centenary of the 1916 uprising, on Friday, February 12 at 4:30 p.m. in the James M. Stewart ’32 Theater at 185 Nassau Street.

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March 2016

Fund for Irish Studies Lecture on Ireland & Shakespeare

March 4, 2016 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
James M. Stewart ’32 Theater, 185 Nassau Street
Princeton, 08542
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James Shapiro, the Larry Miller Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, lectures on Ireland and Shakespeare on Friday, March 4 at 4:30 p.m. in the Lewis Center for the Arts’ James M. Stewart ’32 Theater at 185 Nassau Street.

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Ireland and Shakespeare Symposium

March 5, 2016 @ 9:15 am - 5:30 pm
James M. Stewart ’32 Theater, 185 Nassau Street
Princeton, 08542
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Princeton University’s Fund for Irish Studies and Lewis Center for the Arts presents Ireland and Shakespeare: A Symposium, a one-day symposium of debate and performance centered on Irish versions and adaptations of Shakespeare’s plays, with contributions from leading Irish directors, actors and critics: Mark Burnett, Bradin Cormack, Katherine Hennessey, Garry Hynes, Patrick Lonergan, Barry McGovern, Conall Morrison, Fintan O’Toole, Lynne Parker, Owen Roe, Robert Sandberg, James Shapiro, Clair Wills, and Michael Wood.

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Matthew Campbell on “Volunteer Poetics: Irish and British Poetry in 1916”

March 25, 2016 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
James M. Stewart ’32 Theater, 185 Nassau Street
Princeton, 08542
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matthew campbell

Professor of Modern Literature at University of York Matthew Campbell lectures on “Volunteer Poetics: Irish and British Poetry in 1916” on Friday, March 25 at 4:30 p.m. in the Lewis Center for the Arts’ James M. Stewart ’32 Theater at 185 Nassau Street.

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April 2016

Anne Enright

April 8, 2016 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
James M. Stewart ’32 Theater, 185 Nassau Street
Princeton, 08542
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Princeton University’s Fund for Irish Studies presents novelist and Ireland’s first Fiction Laureate Anne Enright on Friday, April 8 at 4:30 p.m. in the James M. Stewart ’32 Theater at 185 Nassau Street. Free and open to the public.

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September 2016

Fund for Irish Studies presents Lisa Dwan on “Performing Beckett”

September 16, 2016 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
James M. Stewart ’32 Theater, 185 Nassau Street
Princeton, 08542
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lisa dwan

Lisa Dwan, internationally acclaimed Irish actress, will give a talk entitled “Performing Beckett” on Friday, September 16 at 4:30 p.m. at the Lewis Center for the Arts’ James M. Stewart ’32 Theater, 185 Nassau Street. Part of the 2016-17 Fund for Irish Studies series at Princeton University, the event is free and open to the public.

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November 2016

Iarla Ó Lionáird and Donnacha Dennehy perform and discuss their recent collaboration on a new opera, Hunger

November 18, 2016 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
James M. Stewart ’32 Theater, 185 Nassau Street
Princeton, 08542
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donnacha dennehy

Belknap Teaching Fellow Iarla Ó Lionáird and Assistant Professor of Music Donnacha Dennehy, two faculty members at Princeton University, will discuss and perform excerpts of Dennehy’s new opera, Hunger, on Friday, November 18. The discussion and performance will take place at 4:30 p.m. in the Lewis Center for the Arts’ James M. Stewart ’32 Theater at 185 Nassau Street. Part of the 2016-17 Fund for Irish Studies series at Princeton University, this event is free and open to the public.

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December 2016

Richard Kearney and Sheila Gallagher on “Recovering 1916 in Images and Stories”

December 9, 2016 @ 4:30 pm
James M. Stewart ’32 Theater, 185 Nassau Street
Princeton, 08542
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twinsome minds

Writer Richard Kearney and artist Sheila Gallagher will perform their celebrated multimedia talk “Twinsome Minds: Recovering 1916 in Images and Stories” at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, December 9 in the James M. Stewart ’32 Theater at 185 Nassau Street. Part of the 2016-17 Fund for Irish Studies series at Princeton University, this event is free and open to the public. “Twinsome Minds: Recovering 1916 in Images and Stories” is a transformative multimedia performance that reimagines the narratives of “twinned” pairs…

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February 2017

Irish scholar and theater critic Fintan O’Toole delivers the 2017 Robert Fagles Memorial Lecture: “If It Wasn’t for the Irish and Jews”

February 17, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
James M. Stewart ’32 Theater, 185 Nassau Street
Princeton, 08542
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fintan o toole

Irish theater critic and scholar Fintan O’Toole will present the 2017 Robert Fagles Memorial Lecture entitled “If It Wasn’t for the Irish and Jews” on Friday, February 17 at 4:30 p.m. at the Lewis Center for the Arts’ James M. Stewart ’32 Theater, 185 Nassau Street. Part of the 2016-17 Fund for Irish Studies series at Princeton University, this event is free and open to the public. “If It Wasn’t for the Irish and Jews” explores these ethnic groups as…

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March 2017

Words for Music, Perhaps: A Day-long Symposium on Irish Lyric and Song

March 31, 2017 @ 9:45 am - 6:00 pm
James M. Stewart ’32 Theater, 185 Nassau Street
Princeton, 08542
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A Day-long Symposium on Irish Lyric and Song

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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

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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Reading by Kevin Barry from Beatlebone

April 28, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
James M. Stewart ’32 Theater, 185 Nassau Street
Princeton, 08542
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Kevin Barry

Author Kevin Barry will read from his novel Beatlebone on Friday, April 28 at 4:30 p.m. at the Lewis Center for the Arts’ James M. Stewart ’32 Theater, 185 Nassau Street. The reading, which is free and open to the public, concludes the 2016-2017 Fund for Irish Studies series at Princeton University. Kevin Barry’s second novel, Beatlebone, follows a fictional John Lennon as he travels in 1978 to Dorninish, his small private island located off the west coast of Ireland.…

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