LOCATION: Villanova University ~ The Connelly Center
800 E. Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, PA 19085 (#9 on campus map)
TIME: 5.30 - 8.30 pm
5.30 - 6.30 pm: Reception (Selection of hors d’oeuvres to be served, including assorted mini quiche, beer-battered shrimp, assorted petit sandwiches, cheese tray, soft pretzels and coffee, tea, iced tea, bottled water)
6.30 - 7.30 pm: Business Meeting
7.30 - 8.30 pm: Irish Easter Rising Presentation
PARKING: No charge for parking in garage located directly across from The Connelly Center
GUEST SPEAKER: Professor J. Joseph Lee, Director of the Glucksman Ireland House at New York University
Advanced registration is requested, please complete the form below.
Payments may be processed: online via a credit or debit card; check payments may be mailed to the office (PO Box 2297, Philadelphia, PA 19103); or payments will be accepted at the door.
We are pleased to advise that Professor J. Joseph Lee, Director of the Glucksman Ireland House at New York University, will be our Guest Speaker on the subject of the Irish Easter Rising of 1916 at our September meeting.
Professor Lee is an internationally acclaimed historian on Irish History including the Easter Rising. His published works include: Ireland 1912-1985 - Politics and Society (Cambridge, 1989); The Modernization of Irish Society, 1848-1928 (Dublin, 1973); and, [coeditor] Making the Irish American (New York, 2006). We are honored to be able to present Professor Lee, a well-respected historian, and former Senator in the Republic of Ireland. He has been an important intellectual figure for many years in both Europe and the US.