Past Events

Thursday, February 8 2024 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Celts on Campus 2024

Join the Center for Celtic Studies in celebrating Celtic culture. "Celts on Campus" will feature local organizations demonstrating music, dance, and sports originating from Celtic Nations. Other local organizations will share student scholarship opportunities. Learn more about the history and...

Friday, December 22 2023 8:30 pm

Celtic Studies Semester-End Social Gathering

UWM students are invited to join CS faculty and staff at the County Clare Restaurant & Pub for an informal gathering on Friday, December 22nd. Socialize with other CS students and listen to some traditional Irish music. We have tables...

Saturday, October 28 2023 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Samhain (Celtic Halloween)

Saturday, October 28, 2023 from 5:00pm-7:00pm at Merrill Hall Courtyard
Join Center for Celtic Studies for a celebration of the Celtic Otherworld through live music, Celtic ghost stories, a costume contest, and more. This event will be held at the EQI Fire Circle in the Merrill Hall courtyard, weather permitting. If there is inclement weather, we will be in Mitchell Hall 195.

Wednesday, September 27 2023 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Fall Semester 2023 Kick-Off Céilí

Wednesday, September 27, 2023 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Zao MKE Church gymnasium 2319 E Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee, WI 53211 The Center for Celtic Studies is hosting our annual Fall Semester Kick-Off Céilí on the last Wednesday of September. Students,...

Friday, March 3 2023 - Sunday, March 5 2023 4:00pm - 12:00pm

Tionól Gaeilge 2023 (Irish Language Immersion Weekend)

Click the image to see a larger view of the QR code or use the link below to register. This event is part of the UW-Milwaukee / UW-Madison Bi-campus Irish Culture Week. Please join us for the Tionól Gaeilge 2023...

Thursday, March 2 2023 2:30pm

Colloquium Talk (2023 Douglas Hyde Lecture): The Status of the Irish Language in the North of Ireland

Join the UWM Center for Celtic Studies for a talk about language revitalization and preservation through the persistence of An Dream Dearg and the Acht Gaeilge movement as the struggle for language rights and recognition continues in the North of Ireland.

Sunday, December 11 2022 3:00 pm

Milwaukee Irish Arts Presents James Joyce’s “The Dead”

The holiday spirit continues on Sunday, December 11th at 3:00pm with the reading of James Joyce’s famous short story The Dead. Set at a Christmas party in the home of the writer’s aunts, the story famously captures the hospitality of a Dublin Christmas...

Saturday, October 29 2022 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Samhain 2022

Join Center for Celtic Studies for a celebration of the Celtic Otherworld through spooky stories, Celtic treats, live music, and a costume contest. This event will be held on Saturday, October 29, 2022 from 5:30pm-7:30pm in Greene Hall. Check back...

Wednesday, September 28 2022 6:30pm - 8:30pm

2022 Fall Semester Kick-Off Céilí

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at 6:30pm-8:30pm in Greene Hall
Join the Center for Celtic Studies in celebrating the Fall 2022 semester with the return of our annual Céilí! Immerse yourself in dance, featuring live music from Ceol Cairde. All are welcome to this free event.

Saturday, March 5 2022

Irish Language Gathering (Lá Gaeilge)

Date: March 5, 2022 Location: UW-Milwaukee Campus (Curtin Hall / Mitchell Hall) This event is FREE for pre-registered UWM students. Registration fee for non-students: $50 (by check, made payable to UWM Foundation). Please find the registration link for students &...