Fall Irish Courses

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IMMACULATA UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCES
IRISH STUDIES COURSES FOR FALL 2004

The Irish Studies program at Immaculata University begins its 2004-2005 program by offering three fall courses. All courses may be taken for enrichment or for college credit.
Irish Language and Culture II. This course is a continuation of Irish Gaelic. It also considers various aspects of Irish culture, including literature, traditional music, history, art, and film. Colette deCarun, BA, will lead this class on Wednesdays, beginning September 8, and ending November 3, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The cost is $640 for this two-credit course and $160 if taken for non credit.
Home and Exile in Irish Women´s Writing. This course examines themes of home and exile as they play out in Irish fiction, especially from the perspective of women authors and subjects. Mary C. Simonis, MA, will lead this class on Mondays, beginning September 13, and ending October 11, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The cost is $640 for this two-credit course and $160 if taken for non credit.
Elizabeth Bowen: The Big House in Anglo-Irish Literature. This course focuses on the "big house" as both symbol and character in Irish literature. Students will read sections from Elizabeth Bowen´s short stories in this course and apply the "big house" theme. Mary C. Simonis, MA, will lead this class on Mondays, beginning October 25, and ending November 22, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The cost is $640 for this two-credit course and $160 if taken for non credit.
There are also two Irish Studies Program events for Fall 2004. These are:
The Abbey Theatre: Curtain Up – The Early Years. This presentation will take place on Wednesday, November 10, at 7:30 p.m. in Loyola Hall. Sister Marie
Hubert Kealy will be the presenter. There is no admission fee, but donations will be accepted.
The Abbey Theater: Highlights – The Second 50 Years. This presentation will take place on Wednesday, November 17, at 7:30 p.m. in Loyola Hall. Sister Marie Hubert Kealy will be the presenter. There is no admission fee, but donations will be accepted.
For more information or to register, please contact the College of LifeLong Learning at 610-647-4400, ext. 3243.
Immaculata University, a Catholic liberal arts institution, is located 20 miles west of Philadelphia, south of the intersection of routes 30 and 352, between Paoli and Exton.

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