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From: Nan Brennan <>
Subject: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Joe McCartin at IAHC Jan 6-Chicago
Date: Fri, 4 Jan 2008 02:53:42 -0600


Joe McCartin, former MEP and Vice President and Auditor of the
European Peoples Party.........

http://www.irishamhc.com/newsletter.asp#event746

Intersections: Present, Past and Future in Irish Culture
Sun, Jan 6
3:00 PM

The Irish American Heritage Center and the DePaul University’s Irish
Studies Program present an ongoing lecture series by scholars,
artists, journalists and public figures.


Intersections: Present, Past and Future in Irish Culture addresses
issues relating to the fast-changing culture, economy and historical
sense of both the Republic and Northern Ireland.


The lectures will be held the first Sunday of each month at 2pm and
are free.


NOTE: The January 6 lecture will be at 3:00pm.


The January lecture, The Christian Religion: The Troubles (1968-1998)
and the Good Friday Agreement features two speakers; Jack Leahy,
Professor Emeritus, DePaul University and Joe McCartin, former MEP
and Vice President and Auditor of the European Peoples Party. Leahy
will discuss the religious aspects of the Good Friday Agreement,
while McCartin will cover the political and economic standpoint of
the Agreement.


The February 3 lecture, Roddy Doyle’s Fiction: Yesterday’s Triumph’s,
Today’s Challenges, will focus on Irish writer, Roddy Doyle and his
impact on contemporary Irish literature. Jim Fairhall, Ph.D. Interim
Director of the Irish Studies Program DePaul University, will discuss
Doyle’s work.
For more information, call the IAHC at 773-282-7035, ext 10.



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