Irish Studies

In March of 2012, with the support of the Rochester-Waterford Sister Cities Golf Tournament Committee, St. John Fisher College established a new interdisciplinary Irish Studies Program in the School of Arts and Sciences that has begun offering students the opportunity to explore the literary, social, political, religious, and cultural traditions of Ireland’s past and present.

Program Benefits

  • Strengthen the ties between St. John Fisher College and the City of Waterford, Ireland (Rochester’s Sister City) as well as other cities in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
  • Expand students' knowledge of Ireland from a multidisciplinary perspective.
  • Promote the history and culture of Ireland, both of the past and present.
  • Foster scholarship in the field of Irish Studies.

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Irish Studies News

 

Madigan to Serve as Guest Lecturer for December First Friday Lecture

Madigan to Serve as Guest Lecturer for December First Friday Lecture

11/14/2014

The final lecture in the First Friday Lecture Series, which has focused on a sustainability theme this fall, will feature Dr. Tim Madigan, Associate Professor of Philosophy, who will present, “Ethical and Moral Components of Being Environmentally Conscious and Working Towards Sustainability.” The lecture will take place on Friday, December 5, in the Joseph S. Skalny Welcome Center Board Room at 10:00 a.m., and will include a 9:00 a.m. mass followed by breakfast. Read More

 

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