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Irish Language Literature and the Folkore of Ireland- Lehman College

  • Thursday, February 22, 2018
  • 3:00 PM
  • Saturday, February 24, 2018
  • CUNY Lehman College, 250 Bedford Park Blvd West, Bronx, NY

The Irish Language Literature
and the Folklore of Ireland

The Irish Language Program of the Department of Languages and Literatures invites you to participate in a symposium entitled

“Irish Language Literature and the Folklore of Ireland” 

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, 22-24 February 2018

For more information, e-mail: irish.studies@lehman.cuny.edu

Click here for more info on the blog

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IBO Member Margaret May
 
will present her paper

Irish Folklore: stories and legends of the Holy Wells of Ireland embodied in the cultural and physical landscape throughout the centuries. 

Friday, February 23, 3:00pm (see details below)

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CONFERENCE CALENDAR

Thursday, February 22 (Pre-Conference Lecture in English)

Queens College-CUNY, Flushing, Queens, NY

12:15-1:15pm: Críostóir Mac Cárthaigh, National Folklore Collection – UCD 

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Friday, February 23 (Lectures in English)

Lehman College-CUNY, 250 Bedford Park Blvd West, Bronx NY

Music Building – Room 330

11:00-12:00 Writing Workshop: Pádraig Ó Siadhail, St. Mary’s University

Friday 12:00-1:00 Lunch

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

6:00 Symposium Dinner: Rory Dolan’s, Yonkers, NY. [This will be a bilingual event.]

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Dé Sathairn  23 Feabhra (Léachtaí as Gaeilge)

Music Building – Room 330

Lehman College-CUNY, 250 Bedford Park Blvd West, Bronx, NY

9:00-10:30 Páipéir: 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 Páipéir: Andrew Carey, Club Leabhair Nua-Eabhrac, Sorcha Ní Chonraí, Scoil San Treasa, Deaglán de Bréadún, Údar

12:45-1:45pm – Lón – Eochairléacht: Críostóir Mac Cárthaigh, Cnuasach Bhéaloideas Éireann – UCD

2:00-3:00 Club Leabhair Nua-Eabhrac

3:15pm Seoladh Leabhar Nollaig Uí Ghadhra

3:30-4:30pm Eochairléacht: Pádraig Ó Siadhail, St. Mary’s University 


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