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The Legacy of Whiteness in Multiracial Ireland and Irish America
A Presentation by Newhouse Fellow Sarah Townsend
Over the past quarter century, Ireland has transformed from a mostly homogeneous culture to the home of immigrants and refugees from around the world. Yet the legacies of white supremacy linger despite the seemingly tolerant welcome extended toward the country’s “New Irish” arrivals. Drawing upon research in historical and literary archives, Newhouse Fellow Sarah Townsend uncovers the secret history of Irish-American assimilation that haunts race relations in present-day Ireland. ByView more
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