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Connect with Celtic history at this St. Paddy’s themed Lunch & Learn

Dr. Bryan McGovern, KSU professor of history, will give a talk called “Coloring St. Patrick’s Day: How the Holiday went from Blue to Green,” where he will discuss the history of St. Patrick’s Day and how the color associated with the day changed over time.

This lecture is free for Bartow History Museum Members. $7 for not-yet-members.

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Get to Know the Speaker

Dr. Bryan McGovern is the Chair of the History and Philosophy Department and Professor of History and History Education at Kennesaw State University, where he teaches courses in American and Irish history. His research field is Irish American Nationalism, and he authored John Mitchel: Irish Nationalist, Southern Secessionist and co-authored The Fenians: Irish Rebellion in the North Atlantic World, 1858–1867. His most recent publications were “Richard O’Gorman on Race, Class, and Culture in Nineteenth-Century Irish America” with New Hibernia Review (2022), and “Andrew Jackson and the Protestant Irish of Philadelphia: Early Nineteenth Century Sectarianism” with Pennsylvania History (2020).


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