1916: The Irish Rising at 100 Years

Friday, April 1, 2016 The Heyman Center, Second Floor Common Room
    Event Videos
    1916: The Irish Rising at 100 Years Panel 1
    1916: The Irish Rising at 100 Years Conference Panel 2
    1916: The Irish Rising Roundtable

Scholars from Ireland and New York discuss the 1916 Easter Rising on its centennial.

 

Schedule:

9:30am
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"

Featuring:
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

Participants

  • Sarah Cole

    Professor of English and Comparative Literature

    Columbia University

  • Therese Cox

    Ph.D. Student, English and Comparative Literature

    Columbia University

  • John Cunningham

    Lecturer in History

    National University of Ireland, Galway

  • Mary Harris

    Senior Lecturer in History

    National University of Ireland, Galway

  • Gregory Londe

    Assistant Professor of English

    Cornell University

  • Janet Lyon

    Associate Professor of English and Women Studies

    Pennsylvania State University

  • Conor McNamara

    Scholar-in-Residence

    National University of Ireland, Galway

  • Adrian Paterson

    Lecturer in English

    National University of Ireland, Galway

  • Paul K. Saint-Amour

    Associate Professor of English

    University of Pennsylvania

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