Transatlantic Connections Conference | Keynote Professor Christine Kinealy
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Fanny Parnell and Maude Gonne; from Famine to 1916
Wednesday January 11th 2017
8pm Atlantic Apartotel, Bundoran Co. Donegal
Drew University is delighted to have Professor Christine Kinealy to return to Ireland for the Transatlantic Connections Conference. Christine was instrumental in setting up the conference while teaching at Drew, and has, for the last four years, been the opening keynote speaker for the Donegal Launch night.
Christine, who has done much work on the recovery of women in history, will give a talk titled 'Fanny Parnell and Maude Gonne; from Famine to 1916'.
The Transatlantic Connections Conference will open on Wednesday January 11th at 7pm, beginning a four-day program of panels, lectures, keynote talks and cultural events by guest speakers from home and abroad.Panels continue on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Lunchtime lectures with guest speakers take place Thursday, Friday and Saturday, with Keynote Lectures each of the evenings. There is also an Arts Program, including Arts Corner talks, Art Exhibitions and live music each evening.
Conference panels, lectures, arts and events are all open to the public and free of charge.
There are two main venues for all events:
The Conference website is www.taccireland.com