Am an Drochshaoil

12th Feb 2019 - 5th Mar 2019
Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin

Am an Drochshaoil The Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin Lectures on ‘the Time of the Famine’

7.00 pm, Tuesday 12 February 2019
Luck’s Pennies, Witch Hares, and the Hungry Grass
Meditations on Famine and Community in North-west Ulster
Ray Cashman
University of Indiana

7.00 pm, Tuesday 19 February 2019
‘The satiated never understand the emaciated’
Social Class and the Famine—The ‘True Historical Narrative’ (1890) of Hugh Dorian of Derry
Breandán Mac Suibhne
Centenary University, New Jersey

12.00 pm, Thursday 21 February 2019
Fact and Fantasy
Social Realism and Nineteenth-Century Famine Depiction
Emily Mark-Fitzgerald
Art History and Cultural Policy
University College Dublin

7.00 pm, Tuesday 26 February 2019
Migration as Famine Relief
Ireland in the 1840s and Beyond
Cormac Ó Gráda
University College Dublin

12.00 pm, Wednesday 27 February 2019
‘Speaking Nearby’
Art Exhibitions on the Great Irish Famine
Niamh Ann Kelly
Contemporary Visual Culture
Dublin Institute of Technology

7.00 pm, Tuesday 5 March 2019
Off the Record?
Famine Folklore in Ireland
Cathal Póirtéir
Raidió Teilifís Éireann