MELBOURNE IRISH STUDIES SEMINARS
An Inter-University Forum for Irish and Irish-Australian Studies
SEMESTER 1 2017
Tuesdays, 6 pm to 7.30 pm
@ THE ORATORY, NEWMAN COLLEGE
When entering from Swanston Street, turn right into the main College building and up the stairs on the right of the corridor. Pre-seminar drinks will be at 6 p.m. and the paper will commence at 6.15 pm.
(POSTPONED TO A DATE TO BE ADVISED)
‘The Republican Police and Courts during the Irish War of Independence’
Dr Anastasia Dukova (Griffith University, Brisbane)
WEDNESDAY 21 June 2017 (note irregular day)
‘Killurin to Kalgoorlie: the making of Hugh Mahon’.
Jeff Kildea (Adjunct Professor in Irish Studies, University of NSW)
This paper will be accompanied by the launch of Jeff Kildea’s new book on Mahon.
TUES. 25 July 2017
‘Pathways to Permanence: Irish Working Holidaymakers in Australia’
Fidelma Breen (University of Adelaide)
TUES. 1 August 2017
‘The Witness and the Archive: Digitising Memories of Childhood Abuse in Ireland’
Emilie Pine (Associate Professor in Modern Drama at the School of English, Drama and Film, University College Dublin).
Those who wish to do so may join the group for dinner and/or a drink after the seminar at Naughton’s Hotel in Royal Parade.
Convenors:Philip Bull (LaTrobe University), Frances Devlin-Glass (Deakin University); Dianne Hall (Victoria University); Elizabeth Malcolm (University of Melbourne),