Upcoming Events

2/16/2018 James Joyce through Many Lenses
Statue of James Joyce in a garden This concert will feature musical settings of Joyce texts by composers Samuel Barber, John Cage, Joyce’s friend Geoffrey Molyneux Palmer, and even a composition by Joyce himself. We also will hear the world premiere of two Joyce-inspired works by Irish-American Houston-based composer Michael Remson. 

3/1/2018 Dorothy Day: The World Will Be Saved By Beauty
Official logo of the University of St. Thomas Kate Hennessy is a writer and the youngest of Dorothy Day’s nine grandchildren. She is the author of Dorothy Day: The World Will Be Saved By Beauty: An Intimate Portrait of My Grandmother, published by Scribner. She has worked in collaboration with the photographer Vivian Cherry, and her work has appeared in Best American Travel Writing.

3/17/2018 Annual St. Patrickís Day Celebration
Four leaf clover with text reading St. Patrick's Day Join us for our annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration! Begin the day with a lovely Mass and stay for brunch.

4/15/2018 Irelandís Role in Europe in the so-called Dark Ages
Official logo of the University of St. Thomas In the absence of texts, archaeology has shed light on past cultures and tribal societies. In this presentation, Dr. Charles Stewart will explain how archaeology and art history have shed light on Ireland’s role in Europe in the so-called Dark Ages.

11/2/2018 The Annual Irish Gala
Charlene and John O’Shea will chair the 2018 Annual Irish Gala benefiting the William J. Flynn Center for Irish Studies at the University of St. Thomas. Kari and Sean P. Tracey ’88 will be honored for their contributions to the Center, the University and the Houston community. 

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Join the Irish Club, take Irish language courses, study abroad in Ireland and Northern Ireland or earn a Minor or Master of Liberal Arts graduate concentration in Irish Studies.

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Events & Lectures

Events & Lectures  

The Center sponsors lectures and cultural events, such as St. Patrick’s Day, storytellers and lively concerts.
 

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Center for Irish Studies
The William J. Flynn Center for Irish Studies at the University of St. Thomas in Houston is the only Irish Studies academic program in the Southwest. The Center serves as a focal point for the study and appreciation of Irish and Northern Irish history, literature, politics, law, language, music, art, drama, culture and society.
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