Since 1981, the graduate students of the Harvard Celtic Department have organized and hosted the Annual Harvard Celtic Colloquium and have published selected papers in The Proceedings of the Harvard Celtic Colloquium. The Colloquium attracts students and scholars from North America, Ireland, Great Britain and Europe, and welcomes paper proposals dealing with any aspect of the Celtic languages, their literatures and their cultures in any period, including papers with an interdisciplinary or theoretical perspective.

The Colloquium is held each year in October, and opens with the John V. Kelleher Memorial Lecture sponsored by the department on the Thursday afternoon of the Colloquium weekend.

35th Annual Harvard Celtic Colloquium

9, 10 and 11 October 2015
The Thompson Room (Room 110)
Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street

The organizers of the 35th Annual Harvard Celtic Colloquium acknowledge with thanks the support of
The Provostial Funds Committee for the Arts and Humanities
The Department of Celtic Languages and Literatures & The Friends of Harvard Celtic Studies.

The Harvard Celtic Colloquium is co-sponsored by
Sententiae: The Harvard Undergraduate Journal of Medieval Studies

The 12th John V. Kelleher Memorial Lecture

Professor Fergus Kelly, School of Celtic Studies, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies

"Whodunnit? Indirect evidence in early Irish Law"
Thursday, October 8, 2015, 5:00 pm
Harvard Faculty Club, 20 Quincy Street Cambridge, Massachusetts

In Professor Kelly's absence, his lecture will be read by
Tomás Ó Cathasaigh, Henry L. Shattuck Professor of Irish Studies.


This event is open to members and invited guests of the Department of Celtic Languages and Literatures. The public is invited to attend if space is available.

Future Dates for the John V. Kelleher Lecture and the Harvard Celtic Colloquium. 
N.B.: Please note that these dates are tentative and may be subject to change.      

Thirteenth John V. Kelleher Lecture                                              October 6, 2016
Thirty-Sixth Annual Harvard Celtic Colloquium                       October 7, 8, 9, 2016            

Department of Celtic Languages and Literatures · Harvard University
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