Irish Language Literature and the Folklore of Ireland Symposium

until February 24, 2018

The CUNY Institute for Irish-American Studies, the Irish Language Program at Lehman College, and the Irish Studies Program at Queens College will be sponsoring a number of events on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, February 22-24, 2018.

 
Pre-Conference Lecture (Presented in English) (Free)
Thursday, February 22, 2018, 12:15pm-1:30pm
Queens College
 
Speaker: Dr. Críostóir Mac Cárthaigh 
National Folklore Collection-UCD
“From the Ediphone and pen to the digital age: the fortunes of the Irish Folklore Commission”
 
IRISH LANGUAGE LITERATURE AND THE FOLKLORE OF IRELAND SYMPOSIUM: DAY 1 (Presented in English) ($20 registration for one or both days)
Friday, February 23, 2018, 11:00am-4:30pm
Lehman College, Music Building 313 & 330
 
11:00-12:00 Writing Workshop: Pádraig Ó Siadhail, St. Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, “Irish Life Writing: from biography to fiction; and from Irish to English”
1:00-2:30 Papers: Cori Gabbard, CUNY Graduate Center, John Gillen, Hostos Community College, CUNY, & Lorcan Burns, NYU/Drew University 
3:00-4:30 Papers: Margaret May, New York University, Sarah Covington, Queens College, CUNY,  & Caroline Tatem, New York University
 
IRISH BENEFIT DINNER ($30 dinner tickets)
Friday, February 23, 2018, 6:00pm-9:30pm
Rory Dolan’s Restaurant, Yonkers, NY
 
Buffet Dinner/Cash Bar 
Honorees: Bernadette Broderick, Paul Ferris & Lynne Van Voorhis
For tickets and dinner journal ads, visit http://www.lehmangaeilge.org
 
IRISH LANGUAGE LITERATURE AND THE FOLKLORE OF IRELAND SYMPOSIUM: DAY 2 (Presented in Irish) ($20 registration for one or both days)
Saturday, February 24, 2018, 9:00am-4:30pm
Lehman College, Music Building 313 & 330
 
9:00-10:30 Papers: Bernadette Broderick, John Minehan, & Naomi McCooe, Lehman College, CUNY, Kate Foster, York College, CUNY, & Tomás Ó h-Íde, Lehman College, CUNY. 
11:00-12:30 Papers: Andrew Carey, Sorcha Ní Chonraí, Scoil San Treasa, Deaglán de Bréadún, Author & Journalist
12:45-1:45pm – Keynote: Críostóir Mac Cárthaigh, Cnuasach Bhéaloideas Éireann – UCD, “Gnéithe de sheanchas na farraige i gCorca Dhuibhne”
2:00-3:00 Club Leabhair Nua-Eabhrac (Irish Language Book Club)
3:15pm Book launch: Leabhar Nollaig Uí Ghadhra
3:30-4:30pm Keynote: Pádraig Ó Siadhail, St. Mary’s University, “‘Ó Chulaith Ghaisce go Culaith Scríbhneoireachta’: An Béaloideas agus an Litríocht Chruthaitheach” 
 
Sponsored by the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht supported by the Fulbright Commission in Ireland and the CUNY Institute for Irish-American Studies.
 
irish.studies@lehman.cuny.edu