In celebration of the Irish Heritage Month, the Division of Research is hosting a special lecture and reception in McKeldin Library, Special Events Room, 6th Floor that highlights the connection between the Irish and African American struggle for freedom and civil rights.
The lecture by Professor Christine Kinealy, Director of Ireland's Great Hunger Institute at Quinnipiac University, will explore the relationship between Daniel O'Connell and Frederick Douglass and examine their important contributions to ending slavery.
Professor Kinealy's lecture will be followed by a presentation by Don Mullan and Kristin Leary, co-founders of the Frederick Douglass Ireland Project.
To register for the event, visit go.umd.edu/3ey.
This event is part of the university’s “Maryland Dialogues on Diversity & Community” series. Learn more at umd.edu/MarylandDialogues.
Contact Elise Carbonaro at 301-405-6501 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.