As part of the annual St. Patrick’s Society Lecture series hosted by Concordia’s School of Canadian Irish Studies, Catriona Crowe will give a lecture titled The Irish Decade of Commemorations, Some Reflections.
Crowe is head of Special Projects at the National Archives of Ireland. She is manager of the Irish Census Online Project, which has placed the 1901 and 1911 censuses online free of charge over the last 4 years. She is an editor of Documents on Irish Foreign Policy, which published its seventh volume, covering the period 1941-45, in November 2010. She is editor of Dublin 1911, published by the Royal Irish Academy in late 2011.
She is vice-president of the Irish Labour History Society, former president of the Women’s History Association, chairperson of the Irish Theatre Institute, which promotes and supports Irish theatre, and has created an award-winning website of Irish theatre productions.
Crowe is chairperson of the SAOL Project, a rehabilitation initiative for women with addiction problems, based in the North Inner City, and also chairperson of the Inner City Renewal Group, which delivers employment and welfare rights advice and support to the community in the North Inner City.
She contributes regularly to the broadcast and print media on cultural and historical matters.
When: Friday, November 23, at 7 p.m.
Where: Room H-1070, Henry F. Hall Building (1455 De Maisonneuve Blvd. W.), Sir George Williams Campus
Admission to this lecture is free of charge and open to the public.