The 2nd Annual Mary Power Lecture in Irish Studies

Thursday April 25, 2019

1900 Roma Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
US

Cost:

FREE

Ages:

ALL-AGES!

Contact:

Susan McAllister

Phone: 277-5576
Website: Click to Visit

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David Emmons lectures about the feud between Peter Yorke and Garret McEnerney on the proper role of Irish Americans during the Great War.

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David Emmons

“The 'Fissiparous' Irish: Peter Yorke, Garrett McEnerney, and Irish and Irish-American Responses to the First World War"

David Emmons is Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Montana. He is the author of numerous articles and two prize-winning books on Irish America: The Butte Irish: Class and Ethnicity in an American Mining Town (1989) and Beyond the American Pale: The Irish in the West (2010). He is presently finishing up another book, tentatively titled Fosterland: Irish Catholics in America, 1830-1930.His lecture on the feud between Peter Yorke and Garret McEnerney on the proper role of Irish Americans during the Great War is drawn from research on that latest project.