Irish Studies News

 

Tim Madigan’s Article on Marshall McLuhan Included in New Book

05/05/2015

Tim Madigan, associate professor of philosophy and director of the Irish Studies Program, has an article in the new book, McLuhan: Social Media Between Faith and Culture. Read More

Symposium Remembers Marshall McLuhan

Symposium Remembers Marshall McLuhan

04/16/2015

A symposium at St. John Fisher College will address the life and influence of the famed communications theorist. Read More

Lavery Library Host to “The Irish and the American Civil War” Exhibit, Opening Ceremony March 15

03/06/2015

In commemoration of the American Civil War’s sesquicentennial and the ending of the War in April of 1865, Lavery Library and the College’s Irish Studies Program will honor the service of the Irish through an exhibit, “The Irish in the American Civil War,” now on display at the Library. An opening ceremony event will take place on Sunday, March 15, from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m., and it is free and open to the public. Read More

Madigan Receives Summer Fellowship in Ireland

Madigan Receives Summer Fellowship in Ireland

03/02/2015

Dr. Tim Madigan, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Director of Irish Studies, has received a Fellowship from the Moore Institute at the National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG), to do research this summer on the life and writings of philosopher Thomas Duddy. Read More

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

St. John Fisher College to Celebrate 12th Annual Philosophy Day

St. John Fisher College to Celebrate 12th Annual Philosophy Day

11/12/2014

St. John Fisher College will be celebrating the 12th annual World Philosophy Day on Thursday, November 20. This year, the program will focus on ethics and economics. The event will feature keynote speaker, Dr. Jonathan Wight, Professor of Economics from the University of Richmond Robins School of Business, and six panel sessions with panelists from Fisher along with several area colleges and Irish universities. All sessions will be held in the Golisano Gateway Midlevel. Read More

The Éire on the Erie Conference Scheduled for October 17

The Éire on the Erie Conference Scheduled for October 17

09/26/2014

St. John Fisher College will host its annual Irish Studies Program Conference on Friday, October 17, from 8:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Read More

Exchanging Courses and Lives

09/11/2014

If Sport Management students walk by Dr. Todd Harrison’s office, they will see someone inside, but it won’t be him. Instead, they will see Dr. Jean McArdle from the Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) in Waterford, Ireland, who has exchanged her faculty role with Harrison this semester. McArdle will teach some of Harrison’s classes here, while he has hit the ground running in Ireland teaching some of her course load. Read More

Bain Travels to Ireland

06/27/2014

President Bain recently returned from a trip to Ireland with stops in Waterford and Galway where he met with college officials at the Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) and the National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG), Waterford politicians, and members of the Waterford Rochester Sister Cities Golf Tournament committee. Read More

Madigan Co-Authors Book about Sustainability

Madigan Co-Authors Book about Sustainability

03/26/2014

Dr. Tim Madigan, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Irish Studies Program, recently co-authored a book titled “Beyond Sustainability: A Thriving Environment.” Read More

 

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