The Irish in America

SAME AS V58.0187.

This course explores the impact of Irish immigrants on American popular culture. Focusing on ports of entry and urban centers of entertainment and migration over the past two centuries, the course looks at the ways in which the Irish and Irish-Americans have shaped American entertainment in the realms of music, dance, drama, film, recording, literature, festivals and sport. In addition, the course delves into issues of race surrounding the American reception of the early Irish immigrants through imagery and media depictions.

Course Information



4 Points

Term Section Instructor Schedule Location

Fall 2017

Marion R Casey
MW: 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM ERIN 102