Spring Term 2022

Theme: Odd Ones Out

FEBRUARY

8th February
SPEAKER:
OLIVIA O’LEARYTITLE: Seamus Heaney – Part of what we are
14th February
SPEAKER:
MICHAEL B. BARRYTITLE: Fake news and the Irish War of Independence
22nd February
SPEAKER:
DAVID MILNETITLE: From Renaissance to Baroque

MARCH

1st March
SPEAKER:
DR. UNA KEALY AND AARON KENTTITLE: Odd Women Out: Writing Against the Grain.  They will discuss and explore the dramatic works of Waterford playwrights Teresa Deevy (1896-1963) and Rosamond Jacob (1888-1960)
7th March
SPEAKER:
ANGELA KEOGHTITLE: Strong Women – the lives of women in Medieval Ireland.
14th March
SPEAKER:
JOHN MACKENNATITLE: Comrades fill no glass for me: Stephen Foster
21st March
SPEAKER:
DR. JENNIFER KAVANAGHTITLE: Women and the Irish Constitution
28th / 29th March
SPEAKER:
SARAH MAGUIRE HALETITLE: William Hogarth: Painter of Vision or Painter of Vulgarity.

APRIL

5th April
SPEAKER:
MICHAEL DOORLEYTITLE: Imperialism and Decolonisation
25th April
SPEAKER:
DR. KATHRYN MILLIGANTITLE: Painting Dublin, 1886-1949: Ireland’s Urban Art History