ACIS-West 2011 Program: Sunday, October 23, 2011

 Sunday, October 23, 2011

8:30 am – 9:00 am, Hugh Gillis Hall, 231


Panel 1: Family Histories
9:00 am – 10:15 am, Hugh Gillis Hall, room 231

Chair: Rebecca Tracy (San Francisco Irish Literary and Historical Society).

  • Audrey S. Eyler (Pacific Lutheran University): “‘Irish Ghosts in Evidence’ Illustrator-Painter Henry McCarter (1864-1942) and Family.”
  • Timothy J. O’Keefe (Santa Clara University): “Reflections on My Father’s Life.”
  • James P. Walsh (San José State University): “Almost Parallel Lives: Winifred and Mary.”
  • Rose Murphy (Santa Rose Junior College): “Pushing into New Territory in 19th Century San Francisco: Kate Kennedy’s Fight for Teachers’ Rights.”


Panel 1: Global Biographies
10:30 am – 11:45 noon, Hugh Gillis Hall, room 231

Chair: Robert Tracy (University of California, Berkeley).

  • Tadhg Foley (National University of Ireland, Galway ): “Missionary Positions: Ireland, Empire, and the Perversions of Max Arthur Macauliffe and U Dhammaloka.”
  • Glen Gendzel (San José State University): “Irish Success and Failure in Nineteenth-Century San Francisco: The Case of Tom Maguire, Theatrical Impresario, 1849-1896.”
  • Maureen O’Connor (University College Cork): “Margaret Cousins, Transnational Nationalist.”
  • Julie Donovan (George Washington University): “Sydney Owenson, Lady Morgan and Global Ireland.”

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm, Hugh Gillis Hall, room 231

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