Famine Folios

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Friday, October 28, 2016 @ 8:00 pm

Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University publishes Famine Folios, a unique resource for students, scholars and researchers, as well as general readers, covering many aspects of the Famine in Ireland from 1845–1852 – the worst demographic catastrophe of nineteenth-century Europe. The essays are interdisciplinary in nature, and make available new research in Famine studies by internationally established scholars in history, art history, cultural theory, philosophy, media history, political economy, literature and music. This publications initiative is devised to augment the Museum experience, and is part of the Museum’s commitment to making its collection accessible to audiences of all ages and levels of educational interest. The pamphlets are produced to the highest level, beautifully illustrated with works from the Museum and related collections. It ensures that audiences have access to the latest scholarship as it pertains to both the historical and contemporary dimensions of the collection

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TO BE RELEASED OCTOBER 2016:
Angela Bourke, Voices Underfoot: Memory, Forgetting, and Oral Verbal Art
Tadhg Foley, Death by Discourse? Political Economy and the Great Irish Famine
Paschal Mahoney, Grim Bastilles of Despair: The Poor Law Union Workhouses in Ireland
Mick Moloney, Across the Western Ocean: Songs of Leaving and Arriving (including CD)
Vincent Woods, Leaves of Hungry Grass: Poetry and Ireland’s Great Hunger

From Glucksman Ireland House.

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Date:
Friday, October 28, 2016
Time:
8:00 pm
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Website:
http://irelandhouse.fas.nyu.edu/object/ne.faminefolios

Venue

E&L Auditorium
Kimmel Center, 4th Floor 60 Washington Square South
New York City, NY 10012 United States

Organizer

Glucksman Ireland House (NYU)
Phone:
212.998.3950
Email:
ireland.house@nyu.edu
Website:
http://irelandhouse.fas.nyu.edu/page/home