Master of Arts in Irish and Irish-American Studies
The M.A. in Irish and Irish-American Studies offers students a broad interdisciplinary curriculum that emphasizes new approaches to the field of Irish Studies modeled on the best methods of contemporary Humanities and Social Science scholarship. Courses taught by Glucksman Ireland House faculty in History, Literature, Music, and Cultural Studies investigate the Irish experience in and outside of Ireland. The many archives and the vibrant Irish community of New York City offer unparalleled opportunities for graduate study.
Please use the tabs at the left to navigate pages concerning the Masters Program in Irish and Irish-American Studies or read more about the program and Glucksman Ireland House in our program brochure.
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Exciting scholarships are now available for fulltime students! Read more >MA Student Ed Shevlin talks about the opportunities available at Glucksman Ireland House NYU as a student in the MA Program in Irish and Irish-American Studies. Watch the video:
Study Abroad Option
The M.A. degree can be completed in three semesters at the NYU Washington Square campus, or in one calendar year with full-time summer study in New York and in Dublin. Watch the NYU in Dublin video:
Many of our students publish their scholarship:
Download a free PDF of alum Virginia Ferris' essay,"'Inside of the Family Circle': Irish and African American Interracial Marriage in New York City's Eighth Ward, 1870," based on her pioneering MA thesis research in Irish-American Studies at Glucksman Ireland House NYU, published in American Journal of Irish Studies:
"'Inside of the Family Circle': Irish and African American Interracial Marriage in New York City's Eighth Ward, 1870," American Journal of Irish Studies, Vol. 9 (2012): p. 151-177.
Read more about the American Journal of Irish Studies.
Other essays by our Master's students Kate Feighery, Brendan Dolan, Joe Long, and Paul Ferris have appeared in the journal New York Irish History.