Irish Studies News
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.
A symposium at St. John Fisher College will address the life and influence of the famed communications theorist.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
Thu., October 15, 2015 at 7:30 PM
BRENDAN! is an impressionistic, immersive feast of sound and vision of poetry, soundscape and film. It is the story of Brendan of Clonfert, an Irish saint and navigator, who set out on a fantastical maritime journey worthy of Ulysses to an earthly paradise of the Western Sea: The Isle of the Blest.
Free and open to the public.
Tue., November 03, 2015 at 5:00 PM
Free and open to the public.
For more information, contact Tim Madigan, Irish Studies program director, at email@example.com