OSHR 3177 - Reflections on the Irish, Ireland and Irish Americans (Perk Series Lecture)

  • Noncredit

This course is offered through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Colorado State University. You must be a member of Osher to enroll in this course.

Despite its small size and population, Ireland has had a considerable impact upon Britain and America. What makes Ireland so unique? How were the Irish immigrants treated in America and Britain? What has been the cause of strife in Northern Ireland? These questions and some others will be addressed in this class. Students’ observations on these questions will be welcome too.

Noncredit courses do not produce academic credit nor appear on a Colorado State University academic transcript.

Instructors

Henry Weisser

Henry Weisser was a professor of history at Colorado State University for 39 years and is now a professor emeritus. He earned a Ph.D. from Columbia University. He has visited many World War II sites over the years and previously taught World War II history at CSU

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