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Irish Historian to Speak at Le Moyne College

<p>SYRACUSE, N.Y. (For Immediate Release) … Le Moyne College will host a lecture by historian Michael De Nie on Friday, March 16, at 4 p.m. in Grewen Auditorium. His talk is titled “This Mongrel Race: The British Press and Irish-America, 1860-1886.”<br /> <br /> De Nie, assistant professor of history at the University of West Georgia, received the 2004 James S. Donnelly, Sr., ACIS Book Prize for his book, “The Eternal Paddy: Irish Identity and the British Press, 1798-1882” (University of Wisconsin Press, 2004). De Nie’s talk will focus on British views of Irish-America from the American Civil War to the first Irish Home Rule bill, focusing mainly on the newspaper press and editorial cartoons. <br /> <br /> The talk is free and open to the public. It is part of the Irish Lecture Series at Le Moyne, which was created with the generous support of the Strategic Initiative Fund to celebrate the College’s creation of an Irish literature minor. For more information, contact Professor Kate Costello-Sullivan at 445-4215 or sullivkp@lemoyne.edu</p>
posted on: 2/26/2007