A series of public lectures to highlight the centenary of the Easter Rising in Ireland begins Thursday when Dr. Tim McMahon, associate professor of history, discusses “Land and the Irish Revolution,” at 4:30 p.m. in Cudahy Hall, Room 001.
The series, titled “Reconsidering the Rising,” is possible due to a Mellon Grant awarded by the Helen Way Klingler College of Arts and Sciences. All events are free and open to the public.
Other lectures include:
- Mary Trotter, associate professor of English and interdisciplinary theatre arts at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, “Knowing the Dancer from the Dance: Irish Women’s Bodies in Political Performance,” Thursday, March 3, 4:30 p.m., Raynor Memorial Libraries Beaumier Suites
- Brian Ó Conchubhair, associate professor of Irish language and literature and fellow of the Keough-Naughton Institute of Irish Studies at the University of Notre Dame, “The Associational Culture of the Rising Generation,” Tuesday, April 5, 4:30 p.m., Raynor Memorial Libraries Beaumier Suites
- Robert Fitzroy “Roy” Foster, who publishes as R.F. Foster, will discuss his latest book, Vivid Faces: The Revolutionary Generation in Ireland,” Monday, April 18, at 4:30 p.m., Raynor Memorial Libraries Beaumier Suites
- Leah Flack, assistant professor of English, “Twenty-first Century Irish Literature and the Legacy of History’s Nightmare,” Tuesday, May 3, 4:30 p.m., Cudahy Hall 001