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Burns Library Past Events



Former events held at Burns Library

Censoring Scientific Books in Early Modern Europe
Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies colloquium featuring Hannah Marcus and Francisco Malta Romeiras
December 13, 2017

Rare and Remarkable: Recent Jesuit Acquisitions
Celebration of the acquisition of a 16th-century Spanish Jesuit manuscript and second edition of the Spiritual Exercises
November 1, 2017

“Shell-shocked Walt Whitmans”: W.B. Yeats and the War Poets at Rapallo
Lecture presented by Lauren Arrington, Fall 2017 Burns Visiting Scholar in Irish Studies
November 1, 2017

Harp Studies: Perspectives on the Irish Harp
Based on their edited collection Harp Studies, Sandra Joyce and Helen Lawlor explore how the harp has been viewed and played through the centuries
October 18, 2017

Symposium: Late Modernism & Expatriatism ​
Symposium organized by Lauren Arrington, Fall 2017 Burns Visiting Scholar in Irish Studies
​October 14, 2017

Alumni Education Series: Celebrating the Séamus Connolly Collection of Irish Music
Program presenting an online collection of Irish traditional music with musical interludes
October 12, 2017

Nótaí/Notes: Music and Ireland Research Symposium
Friday reception in Burns Library, followed by a full day of talks on Saturday in Gasson Hall. Co-sponsored with NUI Galway.
September 22-23, 2017

"Fairies, Rebels, and the Boundaries of the House in 1916"
Presented by Lucy McDiarmid, Marie Frazee-Baldassarre Professor of English at Montclair State University and author of the recently published At Home In The Revolution: What Women Said and Did in 1916.
Friday, February 3, 2017