Duffy’s Cut Summer Institute
Jun03

Duffy’s Cut Summer Institute

With funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), the Immaculata University sponsored project, Duffy’s Cut: Immigration, Industrialization, and Illness in Nineteenth Century America, is being offered from July 11-29 on the campus of Immaculata as a summer institute for nearly 30 teachers from schools across the country. Because the Duffy’s Cut story sheds light on the seamy underside of the American Industrial...

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Duffy’s Cut Receives NEH Grant
Sep23

Duffy’s Cut Receives NEH Grant

The Immaculata University sponsored project, Duffy’s Cut: Immigration, Industrialization, and Illness in Nineteenth Century America, is among more than 200 humanities projects receiving grants totaling $36.6 million from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Immaculata University Professor of History William Watson, Ph.D., will serve as the project director. The NEH grant will allow school teachers to study the history of...

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Duffy’s Cut Fundraiser Scheduled
Feb12

Duffy’s Cut Fundraiser Scheduled

A fundraiser for the Duffy’s Cut project is scheduled for Saturday, February 28, from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. at Maggie O’Neill’s Irish Pub and Restaurant in Drexel Hill, PA. Immaculata University Professor of History William Watson, Ph.D., along with other members of the Duffy’s Cut team, are hosting the fundraiser. Proceeds from the event will help continue the funding of the archaeological dig at Duffy’s Cut. The event features a full...

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Duffy’s Cut and the Arts Event
Oct08

Duffy’s Cut and the Arts Event

  Immaculata University will be the site of a special day-long event on “Duffy’s Cut and the Arts: A Symposium,” presented by the Irish Network Philadelphia on Saturday, October 11, from 1:00 to 7:00 p.m.  Events to be held in various locations on the campus, located at 1145 King Road, near Malvern, PA.  The arts-focused symposium will feature live music, literature, dance, art, film, and a panel discussion.  Cost for the day is...

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Dr. William Watson Helps Coordinate Fundraiser for Duffy’s Cut
May22

Dr. William Watson Helps Coordinate Fundraiser for Duffy’s Cut

A concert fundraiser for the Duffy’s Cut project is scheduled for Sunday, June 15, from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. at Twentieth Century Club in Lansdowne, PA.  Immaculata University Professor of History William Watson, Ph.D., along with other members of the Duffy’s Cut team and Siobhan Lyons of the Irish Immigration Center, are hosting the fundraiser.  Proceeds from the event will help continue the funding of the archaeological dig at Duffy’s...

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