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Irish Heritage & History

Event date: 3/27/2019 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Export event
Elaine Evans
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Irish Heritage & History

2019 SAGE Lunch and Learn Series

In celebration of Irish heritage in Illinois, Dr. Eileen McMahon, professor and chair of the History program at Lewis University, will discuss her research on the parish communities found along the Illinois & Michigan Canal, and the Irish immigrants who built this vital passageway.

Dr. Theodore Karamanski, professor of History and Public History Director at Loyola University Chicago, will present on the Irish in the Civil War. Live music by ​Wild Columbine.

Cost: $23/person for each session (includes hot lunch)
Discounted Series Subscription: $60/person through February 19

Register online today or call 217.206.6058.
Registration deadline is one week prior to each event.

Presented by the University of Illinois Springfield Alumni SAGE Society and the Illinois State Historical Society.

Location:
University of Illinois Springfield
Student Union Ballroom, 2nd Floor
2251 Richard Wright Drive
Springfield, Illinois 62703 (Map)
 

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