Chicago: an Irish-American Metropolis?

Politics, ethnicity and culture from 1830s to the present time

Chicago: an Irish-American Metropolis?
Politics, Ethnicity, and Culture from 1830s to the Present Time
An International and Multidisciplinary Conference
June 21-23, 2021

The conference will be entirely online due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Register here

This three day conference will explore the past and present imprint of the Irish diaspora on the Windy City, including its reverberations in Hibernia.

Scientific Committee: Claire Connolly (University College Cork); Christophe Gillissen (Université de Caen Normandie); Anne Goarzin (Université Rennes 2); Fiona Kearnay (University College Cork); Fiona McCann (Université de Lille); Cliona Ni Riordain (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle); Gillian O’Brien (Liverpool John Moores University); Henri Peretz (Senior Fellow at Yale University)

James Chandler (University of Chicago); Arnaud Coulombel (University of Chicago Center in Paris); Thierry Dubost (Université de Caen Normandie); Paul Schor (Université de Paris)

Organizational Committee: James Chandler, (University of Chicago); Arnaud Coulombel (University of Chicago Center in Paris,; Thierry Dubost (Université de Caen Normandie,; Paul Schor (Université de Paris).

This international and multidisciplinary conference is a partnership between the universities of Chicago, Caen Normandie and Paris. This scientific event is possible thanks to the generous support of the Embassy of Ireland in France, the SOFEIR, the GIS-EIRE, the EFACIS, the University of Chicago Center in Paris, the ERIBIA at the Université de Caen Normandie, the LARCA at the Université de Paris, the Institut des Amériques, and the Centre Culturel Irlandais.