International Congress of Irish Studies:
4th Annual Conference
Fri. April 22nd through Sun. 24th, 2016
Theme: Parallel Irelands
Welcome Reception & Concert: Women’s Faculty Club, UCBerkeley Fri 22nd @ 7pm
Conference : 229 Dwinelle Hall, UCBerkeley Sat April 23rd, & Sun April 24th
Co-sponsored by UCBerkeley’s Celtic Studies Program,
Commemoration of 1916 Rising. ;Reading of the Irish Proclamation by Che Heron.. – great-grandson of James Connolly.
Reading of Irish Declaration of Independence in Irish by, Prof. Cathal McSwiney Brugha , University College Dublin–the grandson of Cathal Brugha,
Speakers and Panelists: Profs Dan Melia (UC Berkeley) , Dr Malachy Ó Néill, Eamon O Ciardha (both Univ. Ulster) Gearóid Ó Colmáin (RT News), Chris O’Sullivan (USF), Mary Steiner (United Nations), Fred Martin (UC Berkeley), Glynn Custred (Cal State, East Bay ), Gerald Gillespie (Stanford), Dr. Seán ó Nualláin (UOI) , Hassan Yousef (UC Berkeley), Scott David (U Wash), IGiglioli ((UC Berkeley.
Opening concert :Celtic jazz singer Melanie O’Reilly & pianist Frank Martin