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Class Days and Start Times

Note: the class schedule is organized into three start dates:

Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday Evening Classes (6:30-8:00pm Monday - Wednesday)

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday Day Classes (9:30am, 12:30pm and 2:30pm start times)

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday Celtic Kids Camp (9:30am start time)

Friday Morning Sampler and Workshop Classes (9am and 10:45am start times)

Milwaukee Irish Fest Summer School Classes

FS06: Sampler: Ireland: The Home You've Never Been To

Instructor: James Silas Rogers - Read full bio

Price: $25.00

Location: CelticMKE Center (Check-in at CelticMKE Center)

Start Date: Fri, August 16, 2019 Start Time: 10:45 AM

End Date: Fri, August 16, 2019 End Time: 12:15 PM

Description: From the earliest days of Irish tourism, vacationers have consistently come back from Ireland with a remark along the lines of. “I felt like I was home even though I’d never been there.” (No less a figure than President John F Kennedy said this after his famous 1962 “roots trip” to County Wexford!) But how can this be? What’s going on, when someone makes such a claim? This far-ranging talk looks at a variety of books and other texts that make a statement in this vein, and explores a range of possible explanations for why this almost-mystical response is so common.

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