The books in this innovative series focus on Irish migrants in North America and around the world, emphasizing the global and imperial contexts and connections at the heart of diaspora.

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New York University’s Glucksman Ireland House will celebrate the launch of the NYU Press Glucksman Irish Diaspora Series on Thursday, May 6, at 12:30 p.m. (EST).

Focusing on Irish migrants in North America and around the world, the books in this innovative new series emphasize the global and imperial contexts and connections at the heart of diaspora history, with each monograph embedding strong historical analysis in a gripping narrative. Major themes include migration, diaspora, empire, labor, religion, politics, and nationalism.

The series is published with the support of Glucksman Ireland House, the center for the study of Ireland and the Irish diaspora at New York University.

This event will also serve as a launch the first two books in the series:

Francis Carroll, America and the Making of an Independent Ireland: A History

Cian McMahon, The Coffin Ship: Life and Death at Sea during the Great Irish Famine.

Registration for the online event is required.

For details of the series, please see: 

https://nyupress.org/search-results/?series=the-glucksman-irish-diaspora-series

Speakers

Ciarán Madden, Consul General of Ireland, New York
Loretta Brennan Glucksman, co-founder of Glucksman Ireland House 
Clara Platter, NYU Press
Kevin Kenny, series editor
Miriam Nyhan Grey, series associate editor
Hasia Diner, immigration historian
Francis Carroll
Cian McMahon

 

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