Events

Fall 2019 Events

 

Seáinín Tom Sheáin: From Árainn to the Silver Screen

Thursday, 10 October 2019 – 2:00PM-3:15PM

Lehman College—Room 313, 3rd Floor, Music Building

Free – RSVP to irish.studies@lehman.cuny.edu

Talk and reading by author Tomás Ó hÍde (Thomas Ihde). Seáinín Tom Sheáin: From Árainn to the Silver Screen (2019), which shares forty-two pieces of folk narrative collected from Seáinín Tom Ó Dioráin in the 1930s, provides a detailed picture of the storyteller who played the primary role in the first Irish language film, Oidhche Sheanchais.

Flyer for event – 10 October 2019 Poster.


“The Best of the Bronx: Irish Traditional Music”

Saturday, 19 October 2019 – 2:00PM

Lehman College—Recital Hall, 3rd Floor, Music Building

Admission Free – Donations Welcome

RSVP – music@lehman.cuny.edu

Flyer for event – 19 October 2019 Poster


“ACIS Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting”

Friday & Saturday, 1 & 2 November 2019

Roosevelt House, Hunter College, 47-49 East 65th Street, New York, New York

Keynote Speaker – Colum McCann (Hunter College)

Registration Fee – visit midatlanticacis.home.blog (registration not permitted on the day of the event).


“The McGowan Trilogy: Three Inter-Related One Act Plays” 

Thursday, 14 November 2019 – 12:30pm 

Lehman College – The Studio Theatre

Works by playwright Seamus Scanlon, reading and performance. Part of The City and Humanities Fall Schedule. Free, but RSVP required to deirdre.oboy@lehman.cuny.edu


“Roundtable on Early Modern Ireland”

Thursday, 21 November 2019 – 6:00PM

CUNY Graduate Center – Room 5109

Professors Sarah Covington, Patricia Palmer (Maynooth University) and Clare Carroll will be participating in a Roundtable on Early Modern Ireland.

Sponsored by Global Early Modern Studies at the GC (gems@gc.cuny.edu).

 


The Institute’s Book Club

Wednesday, 11 December 2019 – 7:00PM

CUNY Graduate Center – Room 8301

Professor Janet Butler Munch leads us in a discussion of the following book: Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane (2019).

 E-mail irish.studies@lehman.cuny.edu to RSVP.