Dr. Miriam Nyhan Grey
~ In the Magnolia Theatre ~
Friday, Saturday, & Sunday, 2:30-3:30pm
Dr. Miriam Nyhan Grey is currently a Visiting Scholar at New York University. She has been affiliated with NYU since 2008 where she has been on faculty, Director of Graduate Studies, NYU’s Global Coordinator for Irish Studies and Associate Director of the Center of Irish Studies, Glucksman Ireland House. She was the founder of NYU’s pioneering Black, Brown and Green Voices Project and is on the board of the African American Irish Diaspora Network. The inaugural Associate Editor of the NYU Press Glucksman Irish Diaspora Series, Miriam is a regular editor of the American Journal of Irish Studies. Miriam recently curated a public humanities initiative, to mark fifty years of Irish EU membership, for the Royal Irish Academy in conjunction with Ireland’s Department of Foreign Affairs and the National Archives.
Over the course of the events, Dr. Miriam Nyhan Grey will deliver lectures on aspects of modern Irish social history, such as Irish nationalism in the United States circa 1916, Irish and Black historical connections, and the 50th anniversary of Ireland's entry into the European Union.