Weaving the traditions of Dance, Music, Art & Language

Celtic Junction Arts Center

Best Cultural Center in North America –IrishCentral, 2018

836 Prior Avenue, St. Paul, MN, 55104

A 501(c)(3) organization

Roots into Words: Reading and Writing the Ethnic Autobiography, Irish Style!, Tuesdays Sept 19 - Oct 10

Tuesdays 7-9 p.m. Sept 19, 26, Oct 3, & Oct 10 in the EML library. $96 (at the door); $90 (in advance) plus $20 for the class text, Irish-American Autobiography. To register contact Jim Rogers directly at jsrminn@gmail.com. Checks payable to: Celtic Junction Arts Center.

This class will explore your own Irish identity through discussion, readings and in-class exercises. You will unearth and give voice to memories, stories, and heritage. Participants will also purchase and read selections from Jim Roger's essay collection, Irish-American Autobiography.

Teacher Bio: Jim Rogers is the editor of New Hibernia Review, the director of the Center for Irish Studies at the University of St Thomas, and a past president of the American Conference for Irish Studies. He is the author of numerous articles and reviews on Irish-American history and literature, and has written or edited three books on the topic. His latest book is Irish-American Autobiography (CUA Press, 2016).