Joe Lee, director of New York University’s Glucksman Ireland House, Glucksman Professor of Irish Studies, and professor of history at NYU, will discuss “The 1916 Easter Rising in Irish History” on Wednesday, April 12, at 6:30 p.m. The event is one in a series of three lectures co-sponsored by the Consulate General of Ireland, New York, held to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the 1916 Rising in Dublin.

The lecture, which is free and open to the public, takes place at NYU’s Silver Center, Hemmerdinger Hall, 100 Washington Square East. For further information and to reserve a seat, call 212.998.3950 or email

Lee is co-editor of the new book Making the Irish American: History and Heritage of the Irish in the United States, just published by NYU Press. He is also the author of Ireland 1912-1985: Politics and Society and The Modernization of the Irish Society 1848-1928.

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