A LIFETIME OF HISTORY: CHRISTINE KINEALY

SUNDAY, OCT. 14th

11.30am – 12.30pm

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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.

 

Elizabeth Creely writer, public historian and speaker has been featured in journals such as The Fourth River, The Mississippi Review and The New Hibernia Review. Elizabeth produced a walking tour for the Irish-American Crossroads Festival, entitled  “Walking the Rebellion: Irish-Americans and the 1916 Easter Rising in the Mission District”

 

Co-Presented with Irish American Crossroads Festival