Ireland and Irish America Program at Glucksman Ireland House NYU

“Who Do We Think We Are?: Ireland and Irish America”

Saturday, April 17th, 9am to 4:30pm

Tickets $75-$100

Glucksman Ireland House NYU

and NYU’s Jurow Lecture Hall in the Silver Center, 100 Washington Square East

Join a day-long program exploring Irish and Irish-American genealogy, literature, language, history, and science.

Participants include:

  • William Kennedy, Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist (Ironweed)
  • Alice McDermott, National Book Award-winning novelist (Charming Billy)
  • John Patrick Shanley, Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and director (Doubt); Academy Award-winning screenwriter
  • Professor Dan Bradley of Trinity College Dublin, foremost scientist in discovering Irish genetic history; established Professor Henry Louis Gates’s Irish genes for PBS’ African-American Lives documentary series
  • Brian Donovan, Dublin-based heritage research specialist; CEO of Eneclann
  • Niall Burgess, Consul General of Ireland in New York
  • Loretta Brennan Glucksman, Chair of Glucksman Ireland House Advisory Board
  • Faculty of NYU Irish and Irish-American Studies Program

Please see full program for details  at  Ireland.house@nyu.edu

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