On April 4, 2017, Columbia University will present “The Irish and the Jews” exhibition from 4–5 pm. Professor Pól Ó Dochartaigh will speak on “Representations of Jews in Irish Literature” and novelist Ruth Gilligan will read from her new novel about the Irish-Jewish community, “Nine Folds Make a Paper Swan.” Talks begin at 5:00 pm.
On view will be posters from the Royal Irish Academy and archival materials from Columbia University’s Rare Books and Manuscripts Library. To register:http://heymancenter.org/events/the-irish-and-the-jews/
Columbia University, 535 W 114th Street
Butler Rare Books and Manuscripts Library
Open House 4– 5pm
Butler Library 523 5 pm
Speakers Professor Pól Ó Dochartaigh and novelist Ruth Gilligan