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Fisher to Play Host to Bertrand Russell Society Annual Conference

05/24/2016

St. John Fisher College will host the Bertrand Russel Society’s annual conference, June 24-26. Dr. Tim Madigan is currently president of the international society, which seeks to better understand the life, work, and writings of the British philosopher, mathematician, logician, and social critic. Read More

School of Arts and Sciences Celebrates Seniors

School of Arts and Sciences Celebrates Seniors

05/11/2016

This year, the School of Arts and Sciences held an inaugural school-wide ceremony to recognize graduating seniors. Read More

Fisher Faculty, Alumnus Contribute to Book on Sportsmanship

Fisher Faculty, Alumnus Contribute to Book on Sportsmanship

03/30/2016

Three professors from St. John Fisher College contributed chapters to the recently published book, Sportsmanship: Multidisciplinary Perspectives. Read More

Irish Actor Bosco Hogan Brings Bishop John Fisher to Life

Irish Actor Bosco Hogan Brings Bishop John Fisher to Life

03/17/2016

Celebrated Irish actor Bosco Hogan, perhaps best known for his role as Bishop John Fisher in Showtime’s “The Tudors,” spent the week at St. John Fisher College, sharing his experiences playing the College’s namesake and delivering a one-man performance of “I AM of IRELAND: An Entertainment of W.B. Yeats.” Read More

Fisher Alumni Contribute to Preservation of Irish History

Fisher Alumni Contribute to Preservation of Irish History

03/17/2016

Two Fisher alumni, Ryan Mahoney ’08 and Lisa Fahy ’91, celebrate and preserve Irish history through careers in museums that are dedicated to the heritage and tradition of the country. Read More

Irish Actor Bosco Hogan to Perform at Fisher

Irish Actor Bosco Hogan to Perform at Fisher

02/17/2016

Celebrated Irish actor Bosco Hogan, perhaps best known for his role as Bishop John Fisher in Showtime’s “The Tudors,” will deliver two performances at St. John Fisher College on Thursday, March 10 and Friday, March 11. Read More

Irish Times Features Q-and-A with Tim Madigan

Irish Times Features Q-and-A with Tim Madigan

11/16/2015

In advance of St. John Fisher College’s World Philosophy Day conference, which marks the 150th anniversary of WB Yeats’s birth, The Irish Times featured a question-and-answer article with conference organizer Dr. Tim Madigan. Read More

“Year of Yeats” Brings Two-Day Philosophy Conference to Fisher

“Year of Yeats” Brings Two-Day Philosophy Conference to Fisher

11/11/2015

This year marks the 150th birth anniversary of W.B. Yeats, and St. John Fisher College is commemorating the year with a two-day conference, “W. B. Yeats at 150: A Celebration,” held on Thursday, Nov. 19, and Friday, Nov. 20. Read More

Irish Legend Comes to Life during Production of G.E. Schwartz’s BRENDAN!

10/14/2015

Experience an impressionistic, immersive feast of sound and vision of poetry, soundscape, and film through the production of BRENDAN! by Gerald Schwartz. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 15, in Basil 135, and is free and open to the public. Read More

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

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

 

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