March 4, 2005
Seminar: Irish Studies, 535
Meeting Date: March 4, 2005
Speaker: Prof. James Hunter
Professor Emeritus of Governance, University of
Title of Talk: "Ireland and its
Attendees: Frank Naughton
University); Alice Naughton; Bob St-Cyr; Diane Menagh (Fairfield
University, Connecticut); Terry Byrne (The College of New Jersey); Anna
Brady (ex. Queens College, CUNY); Gertrude Hamilton (Marymount College
of Fordham University); Maria McGarrity (Long Island University);
Patrick McNierney (Columbia University); Martin J. Burker (Lehman
College and The Graduate Center, CUNY); Vivian Valvano Lynch (St.
Barbara Young (Molloy College); Séamus Blake (WFUV/Fordham
University); Thomas Ihde
(Lehman College, CUNY); Elizabeth Gilmartin (Montclair State
University); Brian Leahy Doyle (Lehman College, CUNY).
This meeting was held at Glucksman Ireland House,
University, following dinner at The Cedar Tavern. At the
Glucksman Ireland House and Grian, the Irish Studies association of
NYU, we heard Prof. James Hunter talk about the myth, history, and
culture of the islands of Ireland. His talk, which was
slides throughout, encompassed the islands of Rathlin, Tory,
Inishmurray, Achill, Inisheer, the Skelligs, and Garinish.
the talk we attended a wine reception at Glucksman Ireland House.
Prof. Hunter was an invited speaker at the Grian annual conference,
which took place from March 4 until March 6.
The seminar extends its thanks to Grian and
Glucksman Ireland House for their generous invitation.