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Irish Studies programs at North American universities is a growing trend. Photo by: Getty

The best Irish studies programs in North America

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Irish Studies programs at North American universities is a growing trend. Photo by: Getty

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The Undergraduate Irish Studies minor at Queens College is intended for all students interested in the study of the rich and varied cultures of Ireland. For students majoring in English, Comparative Literature, History or Political Science, the Minor in Irish Studies provides a way for students to do intensive study in Irish culture- including the Irish language, Anglo-Irish literature, archaeology, film studies, and history. Students interested in an interdisciplinary major in Irish Studies (through Interdisciplinary and Special Studies) can consult with the Director of Irish Studies.

Clare Carroll, Director
718-997-5691718-997-5691
clare.carroll@qc.cuny.edu

MANHATTANVILLE COLLEGE - Irish Studies

Location: Purchase, N.Y.

Program: Undergraduate Minor

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The Irish Studies Undergraduate Program offers an interdisciplinary minor in the history and culture of Ireland and the Irish Diaspora, from the early Christian period to the present. Contemporary trends underscore the extraordinarily diverse character that Irish Studies has assumed in the last two decades. The aim of the program is to provide the student with a comprehensive appreciation of the Irish experience through a range of courses drawn from different disciplines and reflecting the richness and complexity of this field of study.

Irene Whelan, Director
914-323-5145914-323-5145
whelani@mville.edu

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN MADISON - Celtic Studies Program

Location: Madison, Wisconsin

Program: Undergraduate Certificate

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The Celtic Studies Program is a regular unit of the College of Letters and Science at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Celtic Studies is a multidisciplinary field encompassing the history and culture of those peoples who presently inhabit the northwestern perimeter of Europe, including Ireland (both north and south), Scotland, Wales, Brittany and the Isle of Man. The Program's mission is to facilitate the integrated examination of these various fields and topics. The Program offers an undergraduate Certificate in Celtic Studies.Undergraduates can also major in Celtic Studies under the provisions of the individual major program.

Mary Bowles, Director
608-263-3935608-263-3935
mtrotter@wisc.edu

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