University Communications

News Release #10

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Lydia Szyjka
610-647-4400, Ext. 3143

IMMACULATA UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCES IRISH STUDIES COURSES FOR FALL

The Irish Studies program at Immaculata University continues its 2003-2004 program by offering three fall courses. All courses may be taken for enrichment or for college credit.

Irish Language and Culture I. Students are introduced to Irish Gaelic and various aspects of Irish culture, including literature, traditional music, history, art, and film. Roslyn Blyn-LaDrew, Ph.D., will lead this class on Mondays, September 29 through December 1, from 7:00 – 9:30 p.m. The cost is $610 for this two-credit course and $160 if taken for non-credit.

Irish Language and Culture III, Part I. This course, instructed by Roslyn Blyn-LaDrew, Ph.D., is a continuation of Irish Language and Culture I and II. Students attend classes for conversation and grammar practice and read a short story at home. The course includes short writing assignments in Irish. This class is offered on Mondays, September 29 through December 1, from 5:15 – 6:45 p.m. The cost for this one-credit class is $305 and $160 if taken for non-credit.

Irish Nobel Laureates. This course introduces the four Irish laureates in literature: William Butler Yeats, George Bernard Shaw, Samuel Beckett, and Seamus Heaney. Students seeking credit will write a 5-7 page paper. Sister Marie Hubert Kealy, IHM, Ph.D., will lead this class on Thursdays, October 2, 9, 16, and 23, from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. The cost for this one-credit class is $305 and $160 if taken for non-credit.

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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