Siompóisiam – Symposium 2018

Irish Language Literature and the Folklore of Ireland

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, 22-24 February 2018

The Irish Language Program of the Department of Languages and Literatures invites you to participate in a symposium entitled “Irish Language Literature and the Folklore of Ireland” which will take place on the campus of CUNY Lehman College 23-24 February 2018. A pre-conference lecture in English will take place at 12:15pm on Thursday, 22 February 2018 at CUNY Queens College. For more information, e-mail us at  irish.studies@lehman.cuny.edu . Please note that no translation services will be provided at the conference.

Queens College-CUNY, Flushing, Queens, NY
Thursday 12:15-1:15pm: Críostóir Mac Cárthaigh, National Folklore Collection – UCD – Lecture in English.
 
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Bronx: Friday (Lectures in English) & Saturday (Lectures in Irish)
Lehman College-CUNY, 250 Bedford Park Blvd West, Bronx, NY
 
Friday 11:00-12:00 Writing Workshop: Pádraig Ó Siadhail, St. Mary’s University
 
Friday 12:00-1:00 Lunch
 
Friday 1:00-2:30 Papers: Cori Gabbard, CUNY Graduate Center, John Gillen, Hostos Community College, CUNY, & Lorcan Burns, NYU/Drew University 
 
Friday 3:00-4:30 Papers: Margaret May, New York University, Sarah Covington, Queens College, CUNY,  & Caroline Tatem, New York University
 
Friday 6:00 Symposium Dinner: Rory Dolan’s, Yonkers, NY. [This will be a bilingual event.]
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Dé Sathairn (Léachtaí as Gaeilge)
 
Dé Sathairn 9:00-10:30 Páipéir: Bernadette Broderick, John Minehan, & Naomi McCooe, Lehman College, CUNY, Kate Foster, York College, CUNY, & Tomás Ó h-Íde, Lehman College, CUNY. 
 
Dé Sathairn 11:00-12:30 Páipéir: Andrew Carey, Club Leabhair Nua-Eabhrac, Sorcha Ní Chonraí, Scoil San Treasa, Deaglán de Bréadún, Údar
 
Dé Sathairn 12:45-1:45pm – Lón – Eochairléacht: Críostóir Mac Cárthaigh, Cnuasach Bhéaloideas Éireann – UCD
 
Dé Sathairn 2:00-3:00 Club Leabhair Nua-Eabhrac
 
Dé Sathairn 3:15pm Seoladh Leabhar Nollaig Uí Ghadhra
 
Dé Sathairn 3:30-4:30pm Eochairléacht: Pádraig Ó Siadhail, St. Mary’s University