Christine Kinealy

Saturday, October 13th – 12.00pm to 1.15pm – Los Gatos Library
Frederick Douglass in Ireland
(with Nathan Richardson) – details

Sunday, October 14th – 10am – Los Gatos Theater
Film screening of “The Great Hunger and the Diaspora” 
followed by discussion with Elizabeth Creely at Whitney Modern, 11.30am – 12.30pm – details

Monday, October 15th – 6.30pm – ProArts, Oakland
Frederick Douglass in Ireland
(with Nathan Richardson) – details

Christine Kinealy is an historian and authority on Irish history, as well as the founding director of Ireland’s Great Hunger Institute at Quinnipiac University in Connecticut. She is a graduate of Trinity College, Dublin, where she completed her doctorate on the introduction of the Poor Law to Ireland. She has published extensively on the impact of the Great Irish Famine and has lectured on the relationship between poverty and famine in India, Spain, Canada, France, Finland and New Zealand. Kinealy was named one of the most influential Irish Americans in 2011 by “Irish America” Magazine and in 2014 she was inducted into the Irish America Hall of Fame.

Co-sponsored by Irish American Crossroads Festival