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2017 Irish-American Crossroads Festival: The Irish & Chinese Workers of the Railroad | SF

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Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE
United Irish Cultural Center | 2700 45th Ave, San Francisco, CA



2017 Irish-American Crossroads Festival | SF

The Irish-American Crossroads Festival is a literary, musical, and cultural event that takes place every year in San Francisco during the month of March.

It is a celebrated annual festival inviting the public to come together around inspired, creative, and relevant events regarding Irish and Irish-American history and culture.

Join them for this roundtable discussion about the key roles and treatment of Chinese and Irish workers in creating the first transcontinental railroad in the United States.

Gordon H. Chang, Professor of American History and Director of the Center for East Asian Studies at Stanford, and Barry P. McCarron, Assistant Professor and Faculty Fellow of Irish Studies at New York University, will lead a discussion about the roles and treatment of Irish Workers in the construction of the first Transcontinental Railroad in the United States.


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Cost: FREE

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