Scottish Author Margot Livesey at Boswell Books

On Wednesday, February 21, Boswell Books will host Scottish author Margot Livesey in conversation with Liam Callanan (UWM, English Dept.) about her new book, The Road from Belhaven. The free event starts at 6:30 PM at Boswell Books on Downer… Read More

Milwaukee Scottish Country Dance Classes to Start February 1 at Zao Church Gym

Milwaukee Scottish Country Dancers, popular annual guests of the Celtic Studies Fall Semester Kick-Off Céilí, are hosting special classes – perfect for UWM students! The classes will be held Thursdays @ 7:30pm-9:00pm at Zao Church Gym right across the street… Read More

Ward Irish Music Archives to Host Conference: “Archiving Irish America”

The Ward Irish Music Archives, housed in the CelticMKE Center in Wauwatosa, will host Archiving Irish America: Music, Dance, and Culture April 11-14, 2024. The conference will feature keynote speakers Liz Carroll and Jean Butler. Guest registration begins on January 1 for the in-person and online conference. See the Archiving Irish America conference website for pricing and further details.

CCS Honors 2023 Graduates

With a dinner at the County Clare Inn and a stellar performance by Áthas (alumni of Celtic Studies!), CCS celebrated the 2023 graduates of the Celtic Studies Certificate on Friday, May 5. After dinner, graduates were awarded their certificate and… Read More

Alumni Feature: Kelsey Zange

Congratulations to Kelsey Zange, who is finishing up her year abroad in Dublin! Kelsey has spent the last year living in Dublin, Ireland and is currently enrolled in the Modern Irish History postgraduate program in Trinity College Dublin. She has… Read More

Reyna Delikat awarded Shamrock Club Scholarship for 2023

Sophomore Reyna Delikat (Anthropology, Celtic Studies) has been awarded the Shamrock Club of Wisconsin’s Annual John Gleeson & James Liddy Scholarship for 2023. Each year the Shamrock Club of Wisconsin in Milwaukee awards a scholarship of $750-$1000 for Irish studies projects or travels… Read More

UWM Center for Celtic Studies joins Shamrock Club of WI 55th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade

On Saturday, March 11, 2023, Celtic Studies once again walked the parade at the Shamrock Club of WI 55th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Merely one of over 100 groups participating, Celtic Studies heard loud cheers from the crowd –… Read More

Celtic Studies discusses St. Patrick’s Day with UWM’s Inclusive Excellence Center.

On March 15, 2023, Celtic Studies team members presented a diverse look at St. Patrick’s Day, Naomh Pádraig himself, and the Irish diaspora of Milwaukee. The event took place as part of a series of bi-weekly talks on cultural diversity… Read More

Niamh Ní Charra to perform at CelticMKE Center on October 14

Niamh Ní Charra, multi-award-winning Irish musician and renowned music archivist, will be performing at CelticMKE Center in Wauwatosa on Friday, October 14th at 7:00 pm. See CelticMKE Facebook and Website for more details and to purchase tickets. Niamh Ní Charra… Read More

CCS Co-Director Andrew Kincaid publishes “Samuel Beckett’s Radio Geographies” in February issue of Modernist Cultures

Andrew Kincaid, Co-Director of Celtic Studies, has published a new article on the Irish writer, Samuel Beckett. “Samuel Beckett’s Radio Geographies” appears in the latest edition of the journal Modernist Cultures (Feb. 2022). The essay explores the writer’s decision in… Read More