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

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


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 (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

“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 (


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 to RSVP.