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Travel With Ramapo Professors-Ireland

Due to the outbreak of the Covid-19 virus this program has been canceled.

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Waste no time getting to the core of Irish culture.  From the Irish people’s sparkling wit and inviting pub culture to the isle’s incredible emerald landscapes, this small country packs quite a punch. Get to know this beautiful island on a tour of its leading cities and natural wonders, from the rocky Burren to the Cliffs of Moher.


Meet your Ramapo Professor

Professor Edward A. ShannonProfessor Edward A. Shannon – Ireland

Edward A. Shannon is Professor of Literature Ramapo College of NJ (and former convener of the Literature major). He is also an alum of Ramapo (class of ’85). He teaches and writes about Irish American Literatature, American literature, American Studies, the humanities, and graphic novels. He has published on literary firgures like Mark Twain, Woody Guthrie, and Patricia Highsmith. He has also published articles on cartoonitsts Robert Crumb, Art Spiegelman, George Herriman, and Winsor McCay and is the author of The Pocket Guide to Writing about Literature (Prentice Hall, 2001).  He was named a 2005 Woody Guthrie Fellow by the Woody Guthrie Foundation, the inaugrual year of the Fellowship program. From 2000-2003, he lead Irish Study Abroad programs for Ramapo, a program he is revising for summer 2020.