Limerick, Ireland | 1st - 6th December 2020

Miriam Nyhan Grey

Dr. Miriam Nyhan Grey has been based at New York University since 2008, having completed her PhD at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. She has an interest in the intersections of migration, race and ethnicity and she focuses primarily on immigrant experiences in comparative frameworks. She is a collector of oral histories for the Archives of Irish America, at NYU’s Bobst Library, and she has been recording oral histories in Ireland, Britain and the United States since 2000. She hosts the weekly “This Irish American Life” radio hour on public radio on Saturdays from 9am to 10am on WNYE 91.5 FM. At present, Miriam is preparing a book manuscript on drawing from oral histories with Irish immigrants in New York and London circa 1946 to 1961.

Event : Being Irish in New York: Our (Mis)Understanding
Date : Thursday Oct 17
Venue : The Hunt Museum
Time : Doors at 5.30pm
Tickets : Free