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September 2015

Black Irish Identities: A Symposium

September 19, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Glucksman Ireland House NYU, 1 Washington Mews
NEW YORK, NY 10003 United States

Does Irishness imply a skin color? Should it? Leading scholars and writers explore the complex historical and cultural issues that influence relations between African-American and Irish-American identities, with a focus on New York City: · Mick Moloney and Lenwood Sloane present "Two Roads Diverged" · Colum McCann reads from and discusses his novel, This Side of Brightness · Harvard Professor Mary C. Waters lectures on "Measuring Race" · A discussion of "Black and Tan Harlem" with Glucksman Ireland House Professor John Waters and…

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