Professors Invite Community for Tea and Soda Bread to Discuss the Meaning of Irish Quotes and Stereotypes
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DATE: April 2, 2008
CONTACT: Lisa Saunders
SUNY Rockland Community College Professors Invite Community for Tea and Soda Bread to Discuss the Meaning of Irish Quotes and Stereotypes
Free and open to the public
Suffern, NY - SUNY Rockland Community College professors present, "Conversations with Jim & Maire" to discuss the origins of popular Irish stereotypes.
Jim Sherrier, Psychology, and Maire Liberace, Professor, Philosophy and Speech, will discuss the meaning and significance of quotes such as, "Life in America became a battle for survival"; "We can protect our own," Archbishop Hughes; "They are part of a Papist conspiracy"; "The Irish are running from disaster, not rushing toward freedom"; "The Irish girl has a permanent reputation for purity and honor" and "The Irish have become more Americanized than the Americans."
Date: Wednesday, April 30
Host: SUNY Rockland Community College
Type: "Conversations with Jim & Maire," Irish Stereotypes
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: Black Box Theater (room 7100), Cultural Arts Center, (The entrance to the Black Box Theater is outside of the Cultural Arts Center, not the main entrance but around the corner to the left), Rockland Community College, 145 College Road, Suffern
Admission: Free and open to the public
More Info: Contact Irish Committee Co-Chairs Patty Maloney-Titland at 845-574-4380 or Maire Liberace at 845-574-4276
Rockland Community College, a unit of the State University of New York, is located 25 miles northwest of NYC. The majority of its students transfer to four-year colleges, and many find immediate employment upon earning their associate’s degree or certificate. The College also offers others, from preschoolers to senior citizens, the opportunity to simply learn something new. Quality education...at a price you can afford.