Events

Friday, September 22, 2017

Hibernian Lecture: "The Struggle for Ireland's Soul: Catholics under the Penal Laws"

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Location: Geddes Hall, Andrews Auditorium, Lower Level

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Ian McBride is Foster Professor of Irish History at Hertford College, University of Oxford. His research has focused on 18th-century Ireland as well as the role of historians in making sense of the Northern Ireland conflict.

He has received a Leverhulme Major Research Award to produce a study of Catholic Ireland under the penal laws. Like the Great Famine and the Easter Rising, the persecution suffered by Irish Catholics during the “Penal Times” is a central component of Irish national mythology. McBride plans to write a book addressing how the 18th-century penal code was implemented and how it reshaped Catholic Ireland. Much of the research will be carried out in Rome, where a number of exceptionally rich archives have yet to be properly exploited.…

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Saturday, October 7, 2017

Seminar in American Religion

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Location: Morris Inn

Friday, November 3, 2017

Cushwa Center Lecture: "Father John Zahm, C.S.C., in the Founding of the University of Notre Dame"

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Location: McKenna Hall Auditorium

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Rev. Thomas Blantz, C.S.C., will deliver the 2017 Cushwa Center Lecture.

 

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