Lectures by Professor Roy Foster and Sebastian Barry Writer Sebastian Barry and Professor Roy Foster will attend an Easter Rising Centenary Symposium at Baylor University, in Texas on 21-22 March 2016. Professor Foster will give a lecture and Sebastian Barry will read from a selection of writings on the Easter Rising and from his own novel, A Long Long Way. A public event, which will feature discussion on the impact of the Rising, will take place the following day. Commemoration Concert In April 2016, the Irish Consulate General in Austin will host a concert featuring tranditional and contemporary Irish music, dance and literature. The event is being developed in conjunction with local community groups, to create a vibrant and celebratory atmosphere. Screening of Notre Dame 1916 film in Austin In April 2016, the Consulate will screen the Notre Dame documentary, 1916: The Irish Rebellion, in a venue in Austin. The audience will be welcomed by the Consul General.