Scholars from Ireland and New York discuss the 1916 Easter Rising on its centennial.
Coffee and Opening Remarks
10:00am-12:45pm - Morning Program (Panels 1 and 2):
“New York, Ireland, and the 1916 Uprising”
10:00am - Panel 1
Conor McNamara, National University of Ireland, Galway
"The 1916 Rebellion and the Dream of America"
John Cunningham, National University of Ireland, Galway
"Irish Labor and the Wider World, c.1912-23"
11:15am - Break
11:30am - Panel 2
Mary Harris, National University of Ireland, Galway
"Romanticism and Realism: Patrick Pearse, Eoin MacNeill, the Revival and the Rising"
Adrian Paterson, National University of Ireland, Galway
"‘Ballad and story, rann and song’: Yeats’s 1916 and The Dreaming of the Bones"
12:45pm Lunch Break
2:30pm-4:30pm - Afternoon Program (Panel 3)
"1916 in Perspective, a Roundtable"
Emily Bloom, Columbia University
Therese Cox, Columbia University
Sarah Cole, Columbia University
Gregory Londe, Cornell University
Janet Lyon, Pennsylvania State University
Paul K. Saint-Amour, University of Pennsylvania
4:30pm - Reception