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1916: The Irish Rising at 100 Years Panel 1

General Programming

April 1, 2016

On Friday, April 1, 2016, the Heyman Center for the Humanities hosted a full-day conference entitled "1916:The Irish Rising at 100 Years" where scholars from Ireland and New York discussed the 1916 Easter Rising on its centennial. Conor McNamara, National University of Ireland Galway, participated in the first panel with his talk "The 1916 Rebellion and the Dream of America." John Cunningham, National University of Ireland, Galway, also presented his talk "Irish Labor and the Wider World, c. 1912-23."