Symposium on James Hack Tuke at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota

by ionaddeirbhile

There will be a Symposium on James Hack Tuke (1819-1896), at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota on Saturday 14th March 2020. An Exhibition entitled James Hack Tuke: ‘Quaker, Philanthropist and Friend to Irelands Poor,’ will be on view at the event.

The exhibition, to commemorate the bicentenary of James Hack Tuke’s birth, was officially launched in March 2019 at Quinnipiac University, Hamden, Connecticut. 

SCHEDULE

10.00 a.m. – 11.00 a.m.: Presentation: “Any Small Power” A Tribute to James Hack Tuke by Jane Kennedy
11.00 a.m. – 12 Noon: Reception with light food/refreshments in the O’Shaughnessy Library where the Tuke exhibit is located
1.00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. “The Music of Emigration” by Charlie Heyman.
2.30 p.m. – 3.00 p.m. Tour in the library
3.00 p.m. – 4.00 p.m. Fr. Sanders will moderate a panel on the Impact of Assisted Emigration
There will be an evening reception at the Celtic Junction in St. Paul.