Migration Sound/Art and History: Two Sculpture Projects Commemorating Migration – Kevin Todd

Tuesday 18th of May 2010 6:00pm

Melbourne Irish Studies Seminar Series

18 May
Kevin Todd (University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland)
Migration Sound/Art and History: Two Sculpture Projects Commemorating Migration

Kevin is developing two acoustic sculpture projects to commemorate transportation from Ireland to Australia and trans-Atlantic migration from Liverpool to New York. This has involved research on the convict ship Neva, which sank off King Island in 1835 while en route from Cork to Sydney.

@ 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.

When the speaker is available to join the group, the seminars are followed with dinner at a Carlton restaurant.

These are free public seminars. For further details, ring (03) 8344 3924 or (03) 9479 2440 or email P.J.Bull@latrobe.edu.au OR e.malcolm@unimelb.edu.au ORfrancesdevlinglass@gmail.com

Convenors: Elizabeth Malcolm (University of Melbourne); Frances Devlin-Glass (Deakin University); Philip Bull (La Trobe University).