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Date and time: Tuesday, March 9, 7 p.m. Location: Hendrickson Room Mary Pat Kelly will discuss her novel Galway Bay and the history of Irish Americans. The epic, about a family that left Ireland during the Great Famine to settle in Chicago, is the result of 35 years of research in Ireland and the United States. Kelly is an award-winning writer/director of documentaries on Irish subjects. She's been an associate producer on Good Morning America and Saturday Night Live, written books on Martin Scorsese, World War II, and Bosnia, and a novel based on her experiences as a former nun - Special Intentions. Register beginning March 1 online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.