Europe

Europe

Fighting Someone Else's Wars? Irish Mercenaries, Soldiers, and Adventurers in the New World, 1776-1865

A lecture by José Shane Brownrigg-Gleeson
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
6 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall

José Shane Brownrigg-Gleeson considers how Irish loyalties to North and South American countries shaped their shifting identities and transformed the ethno-national images of Irish in the new world. 

Basques in New York & Beyond

A conference
Thursday, October 10, 2013
2 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall

Scholars from the Basque country and the U.S. explore the Basque presence in New York City and the larger United States from the 19th century to the present. Sponsored by the Forum on Migration.

Italian Americans as Transnational Political Actors, 1890s-2010s: From Radicals to Conservatives

A lecture by Guido Tintori
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
6 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall

Guido Tintori, senior research associate at the University of Oxford, examines the progressive involvement and integration of Italian-Americans in mainstream politics. 

Events

The Chinese Artist: Uncensored

About the Series

Barnard International Artists Series

Swedish Poetry — Readings, Conversations and Criticism

 

Ethics of Translation: Kristian Smeds’s Mental Finland

A Talk and Discussion with Assistant Professor Hana Worthen and Director Kristian Smeds
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
7 PM
Ella Weed Room, 223 Milbank

Assistant Professor Hana Worthen and acclaimed theater director Kristian Smeds discuss the problems of “translation nationalism” as treated in his play Mental Finland.