OUTing The Past 2019 Festival Programme: Dublin

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OUTing the Past

National Gallery of Ireland

23rd March 2019

11.00-11.05 Welcome by Sinead Rice, Head of Education
11.05-11.30 Keynote (TBC)
11.30-12.00 Talk + Q&As

‘Either that wallpaper …’: AE, queerness and the Celtic renaissance

Brian Lacey, historian

12.00-12.30 Tea, Coffee & Snacks in the Gallery’s newly refurbished Courtyard
12.30-1.00 Talk + Q&As

The ‘New Woman’ Sarah Purser and her Lesbian Friendships

Katherine O’Donnell, UCD

1.00-1.30 Talk + Q&As

Who was Suleika Aldini?

Rainer Schulze, Emeritus Professor University of Essex

1.30-2.30 Lunch in the Gallery’s Courtyard
2.30-3.00 Talk + Q&As

LGBTQ+ Art in the National Gallery of Ireland

Kate Drinane, NGI

3.00-4.00 Breakout Session

National Gallery of Ireland & Irish Queer Archive LGBTQ+ Display

Leah Benson, NGI & Tonie Walsh, Irish Queer Archive

Sir Denis Mahon Reading Room

3.00-4.00 Breakout Session

The Irish Student Movement and Queer Politics in Ireland: 1970s-present

Former President of the Union of Students in Ireland Laura Harmon, Patrick McDonagh, PHD Researcher & Cathal Kerrigan, founding member of UCC Gay Society and LGBTQ+ Activist

NGI Members’ Room

3.00-4.00 Breakout Session

Queering the Rising: LGBTQ+ Involvement in the 1916 Easter Rising

Michael Cronin, NUI Maynooth & Mary McAuliffe, UCD

ESB Centre for the Study of Irish Art

3.00-4.00 Breakout Session

Title TBC

Stephen Moloney & Joe Caslin

Millennium Wing Studio

3.00-4.00 Breakout Session

Pursers’ Portraits of Roger Casement; a conservator’s view

Maria Canavan, Painting Conservator

4.00-4.30 Closing Remarks

Speaker (TBC)

Shaw Room

4.30-5.00 Gloria, Dublin’s Lesbian and Gay Choir Performance

Shaw Room

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