11th Annual St. Patrick's Society Lecture

Event Date: 
03/31/2016 - 19:00
Event Description ENG: 

Sile DeValera Lecture - DeValera, History and Memory: A Personal Take

11th Annual St. Patrick's Society Lecture in Irish Studies

Sile de Valera, granddaughter of Eamon de Valera, has played a prominent role in Irish public life and politics. In 1977 she was elected as the youngest member of the Irish Parliament for Dublin Constituency and in 1979 was elected as the youngest member of the European Parliament. She has served as Cabinet Minister for Arts, Heritage, Gaeltacht and the Islands, as well as Minister of State for Education.

Sile de Valera holds several academic qualifications and is presently completing her Ph.D. in Gender History from University College, Dublin.

Where: Room 937 (9th floor), Henry F. Hall Building (1455 De Maisonneuve W.), Sir George Williams Campus

Cost: Free

Speakers: Sile DeValera

Organizer: Matina Skalkogiannis

Organization: School of Canadian Irish Studies

Contact: 514 848 2424 x 8711

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