WHAT: 6th Annual Ann Saddlemyer Lecture by Ruth Canning (Marie Curie International Research Fellow)
WHEN: Wednesday, February 12, 7:00 pm
WHERE: Fr. McEntee Reading Room, 1455 de Maisonneuve West, Room H 1001.01 (10th floor)
Ruth A. Canning is a Marie Curie International Research Fellow, a post which she holds jointly between the School of Canadian Irish Studies at Concordia University, Montreal, and the School of History at the National University of Ireland, University College Cork. A historian of early modern Ireland with a special focus on Ireland's Nine Years' War (1594-1603), Dr Canning’s research examines nationalist ideologies and the socio-political impact of war on the formation of national identities and minority communities. Originally from Galway, Ireland, she completed a BA at Mount Allison University, a MA at Memorial University of Newfoundland, and a PhD at University College Cork.