Tuesday, 26. March 2019, Marquette University Raynor Memorial Libraries, The Cannon Irish Studies Collection: A Symposium

from 26. March 2019 - 16:00 till 18:00

Marquette University Raynor Memorial Libraries

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Marquette University's Raynor Memorial Libraries, Center for the Advancement of the Humanities, and Department of History invite you to a symposium celebrating the generous gift of Tom and Nancy Cannon—The Cannon Irish Studies Collection. Professor Pádraig Ó Riain of the National University of Ireland (Cork) has described this collection as “the finest Irish studies library in private hands outside of Ireland.” The Cannon Irish Studies Collection enhances the library's rich holdings in Irish political, social, and ecclesiastical history, as well as in Irish literature, and as our speakers will highlight, it will benefit the university's faculty, students, and visitors for years to come.
Program
4:00-5:00—Symposium
Welcome (Janice Welburn, Dean of Libraries)Professor Micheál Ó Siochrú, Trinity College, DublinFr. Michael Maher, S.J.,Marquette UniversityDr. Timothy McMahon, History Department, Marquette UniversityTom Cannon, collection donor
5:00-6:00—Reception and display of Cannon Collection items
Plan to Attend

Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Location: Raynor Memorial Libraries, Beaumier Suites (Lower Level)Marquette University, 1355 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee
Admission: Free and open to all, but RSVP is requested. Non-Marquette guests will be asked to show identification on entry to the library.
Parking: The nearest paid parking is in the 16th Street Structure, located at 749 N. 16th St.

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Please contact Elisa Coghlan with any questions about the event, .

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Event Sponsors
The service is sponsored by the Marquette University History Department, Center for the Advancement of the Humanities, and Raynor Memorial Libraries.
Image credit: Book of Kells, Folio 7v, Madonna and Child

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