Conference - In Celebration of the 1916 Easter Rising: Art, Articulation, Inspiration
Seton Hall University/New Jersey Catholic Historical Commission
Seton Hall University is hosting a one-day conference in honor of the centenary of the Easter Rising (Éirí Amach na Cásca) which signified a major milestone in the history of Irish independence. Panelists will explore the history, personalities, music, art, and theatre that defined this pivotal event in the Irish experience, and its impact worldwide. Speakers include historian Lorcan Collins, author of "Easter 1916" and "1916 The Rising Handbook," who will give the keynote, and prize-winning Irish poet Michael O’Siadhail. The program will conclude with a performance of excerpts from Sean O’Casey’s "The Plough and the Stars" by Seton Hall students and a wine and cheese reception.
This event will take place on Friday, October 21st 2016 starting at 8:30 a.m. at the Chancellor’s Suite, Student Center on the campus of Seton Hall University.
For more information about the conference, schedule, and other details please consult the following website: http://library.shu.edu/Irish-studies/shu-rising-conference
Admission is Free of Charge. For More Information and to Register Contact: Alan Delozier, University Archivist firstname.lastname@example.org or (973) 275-2378.