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University Collage Cork Friday 29th and Saturday 30th January 2016

The event is open to the public, is free to all who wish to attend, and there is no need either to pre-book or to attend all of the programme.


Friday 29th Kane Building, Lecture Theatre G18
2.20pm Opening remarks

Gabriel Doherty, School of History, University College Cork


  Session One
2.30pm The politics of erasure: Lehmann James Oppenheimer and the Honan Chapel, Cork

James Cronin, School of History, University College Cork

2.55pm Constructing Constance: Art and Performativity in the Fashioning of Constance de Markiewicz

Fionna Barber, Manchester School of Art

3.20pm Revisiting Three Historical Paintings by Jack B. Yeats

Patricia Curtin-Kelly, Freelance art historian


3.45pm Coffee break


  Session Two
4.10pm Pirate Poetry

Morgan Daniels, Queen Mary, University of London/Arcadia University, London Centre

4.35pm ‘The nation is ashamed of its past’: Patrick Pearse and the quest for the ‘authentic Ireland’

Conor MacNamara, National University of Ireland Galway


11.15am Session ends


  Official Opening
  Aula Maxima
7.45pm Welcoming address

David Ryan, Chair, School of History, University College Cork

University College Cork

8.00pm ‘Where folk and art meet’: Carolan, Ó Riada, and the music of cultural mediation

Micheál Ó Suilleabháin, Professor of Music, University of Limerick



Saturday 30th Boole I lecture theatre
9.45am A plaque on both your houses: monuments of the Easter Rising

Ray Bateson, author


10.45am Coffee break


11.00am Theatre of the revolution

Maria Young, Theatre producer


12.00pm A standing army of poets

Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin, emeritus Professor of English, Trinity College Dublin


1.00pm Lunch break


2.15pm The Rising on film

Kevin Rockett, Associate Professor in Film Studies, Trinity College, Dublin


3.15pm Coffee Break


3.30pm Literature and the Rising

Irina Ruppo Malone, Department of English, National University of Ireland, Galway


4.40pm Representing the Rising

Robert Ballagh, artist


5.40pm Closing remarks

Conference organised by the School of History University College Cork. For further information please telephone 021-4902783. Conference web http://www.ucc.ie/en/history/conferences/



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