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Teaching the Great Hunger in the United States

Professor Maureen Murphy developed the New York State Great Hunger Curriculum and is historian of The Hunger Memorial in New York City. She reflects on teaching the Irish Famine, the Hunger Memorial, and the role of women such as Asenath Nicolson in alleviating hunger and homelessness in the past and present.

Please join us for a live online post-show discussion on Zoom with Professor Murphy (Hofstra University), Doris Meyer (American Irish Teachers Association), Professor Christine Kinealy (Ireland’s Great Hunger Institute, Quinnipiac University), and Professor Mark McGowan (University of Toronto).

View the film below and join the discussion on Saturday, May 29th at 2:00 pm US and Canada (Eastern Time); 7:00 pm Ireland

Learn more about the Great Famine Voices Roadshow 2021 and the scheduled virtual events beginning May 2, 2021 – June 20, 2021. 

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