PIPE sponsors Irish genealogy presentation

Prepare for Thanksgiving dinner discussions on family history by attending a presentation on Irish genealogy, sponsored by Pirates of Irish Persuasion & Extraction (PIPE)! Students, alumni, faculty, staff, administrators and members of the wider community are welcome to attend.

On Friday, November 11, from 2-3:30 p.m., Alan Delozier, D. Litt., Humanities and Outreach Librarian and Adjunct Associate Professor of Catholic Studies, along with a PIPE advisor, will share insight and some tips practices for Irish genealogical research. Dr. Delozier, whose research specialties include Catholic, Irish and New Jersey history, earned a Certificate in Family History and Genealogical Methods with first-class honors from the University of Limerick.

Discussing his plan for this conference, Dr. Delozier noted, “The value of studying family history is an activity that honors the past, present, and future. It is also an informative and often fascinating exercise in discovery. loved ones can take many forms, and this program will look at different ways to share resource leads and personal stories, from beginning to success. Dr. Delozier noted that in his presentation he will discuss the importance of Irish history and the people who have contributed to the history of this diaspora, as well as the milestones, ceremonies and circumstances that make it an area. of study so important.

PIPE events earlier this semester included an Irish language workshop in September, presented by Irish language teacher Regina Femminella, as well as a Celtic harp performance by Odarka Polanskyj Stockert in October during the Seton Hall weekend.

RSVPs to the genealogical presentation are not mandatory, but they are requested via the event page of the university calendar.

PIPE is planning a full list of activities for the spring semester. All students interested in joining PIPE should register their interest on the campus-wide Engage platform or email [email protected]

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