Upcoming Events with an Irish Slant

#DOUGLASSWEEK: TRACING FREDERICK DOUGLASS’S FOOTSTEPS IN IRELAND (FEBRUARY 8-14, 2021)

#DouglassWeek is an all-island, collaborative event series that celebrates the arrival of Frederick Douglass in Ireland between 1845 and 1846.

On Thursday, February 11 (12 pm EST, 5 pm (IST) Irish Studies/History PhD student, Giselle Gonzalez-Garcia will be presenting some of the results of her MA research in the panel “Slavery, Abolition and Empire: Ireland and Cuba” alongside incoming Concordia Marie-Curie Scholar Dr. Margaret Brehony, Dr. Kerby Miller and Dr. Gera Burton. Hosted by Dr. Nuala Finnegan (University College Cork). Eventbrite link to register for the panel can be found here.

General information can be found here.

Download the PDF of the full programme here.

Download Word Document of all Eventbrite links here.

CLONES IRISH CROCHET LACE ONLINE CONVERSATION

Wednesday, February 17, 12 pm on Zoom

Join PhD candidate Molly-Claire Gillett (Irish Studies and Art History) and Máire Treanor, co-founder of the Clones Lace Guild and the International Clones Lace Summer School, Co. Monaghan, Ireland. They will discuss early history and techniques of Clones lace, its revival, and how Irish crochet methods and patterns have spread throughout the world. Followed by live Q&A with audience members. Register by sending an email to textiles.materiality@concordia.ca.

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THE LOST VOICES: ASYLUMS, ETHICS AND THE IRISH IN 19TH CENTURY QUEBEC – PUBLIC LECTURE BY DR. JANE MCGAUGHEY (JOHNSON CHAIR IN QUEBEC AND CANADIAN IRISH STUDIES)

If you missed the lecture, you’re in luck! You can access the recording until February 7. See below for instructions:

Go to www.genquebec.com, then under 2021 Conference select Our Program. Scroll down to that particular lecture and click Click here to register and pay. Enter CONF in the Discount Code field for zero payment. You will then be directed to the page with a link to the recording.

GALWAY FILM FLEADH PRESENTS: SOLSTICE

A season of Irish cinema from the late 1970’s to early 2000’s available worldwide until February 28. Click for more info.

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