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Irish Language Symposium
Start Date: 2/22/2020Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Date: 2/22/2020End Time: 5:00 PM
Event Description:
The Irish Language Program of the Department of Languages and Literatures invites students of intermediate level to fluent speakers of the Irish language in the New York City area to participate in a symposium entitled “Ceol, Amhránaíocht, Sean-Nós agus Ceiliúradh ar Shaothar Mháirtín Uí Chadhain” which will take place Saturday, Feb. 22, in Room 330 of the Music Building on the campus of Lehman College.

Invited Lectures by Síle Denvir, Dónall Ó Braonáin and Micheál Ó Conghaile. Additionally, Papers by Students and Instructors as well as a Book Launch 

The 5th biennial Irish language literature symposium focuses on the work of Máirtín Ó Cadhain at the 50th anniversary of his death and depictions of the music of Ireland in literature. 
 
Although there will be no translation services available for the Irish language day on Saturday afternoon, our guest speakers will additionally give pre- and post-symposium lectures in English on Friday, Feb. 21 and Monday, Feb. 24
at the CUNY Graduate Center on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. These two events are free and open to the public. 
Photo ID is required for entrance to the CUNY Graduate Center. 
 
Location Information:
Lehman College - Music Building
Room: 330 (Hearth Room)
Contact Information:
Name: Thomas Ihde
Phone: 718-960-6722
Email: irish.studies@lehman.cuny.edu
Admission Information:
$20 (Admission to cover coffee breaks and lunch).

Please RSVP to irish.studies@lehman.cuny.edu.
Other Details:
Friday, 21 February 2020 @ 7PM in Room 9207, CUNY Graduate Center
Cré na Cille: The nine lives of a modernist text
Dónall Ó Braonáin, OÉ Gaillimh | NUI Galway

Monday, Feb. 24 @ 7PM in Room 9205, CUNY Graduate Center
Fuaimrian: An illustrated lecture of music and song based on the works of Patrick Pearse Síle Denvir, Ollscoil Chathair Bhaile Átha Cliath / Dublin City University
Audience:
  • Community
  • Faculty
  • Graduate Students
  • Staff
  • Students

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