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OUTing The Past: The Festival Of LGBT History
# 1 : Monday 18-2-2019 @ 23:45
OUTing the Past: The Festival of LGBT History

23 March 11.00 - 17.00
Location: Lecture Theatre, National Gallery of Ireland
Admission: Free, but booking required.

Tickets available here: https://nationalgallery.ticketsolve.com/shows/873598833

We are delighted to bring OUTing the Past: The Festival of LGBT History to Dublin for the first time this March.

Enjoy a free day of queer history, art and discussion with dynamic speakers including Panti Bliss, Joe Caslin, Stephen Moloney and Katherine O'Donnell.

Choose one of our thought-provoking breakout sessions, and discuss themes including student activism, the 1916 Easter Rising and the Gallery’s LGBTQ+ artworks.

To close the day in style, the historic Shaw Room will provide the backdrop for a performance by Gloria, Dublin’s Gay and Lesbian Choir.

Download the full conference programme and abstracts here: https://www.nationalgallery.ie/sites/default/files/2019-02/OUTing etc ...

11.00-11.05: Welcome
Sinéad K. Rice, Head of Education, National Gallery of Ireland

11.05-11.30: Opening keynote
Sara R. Phillips, Chair, Transgender Equality Network Ireland

11.30-12.00: 'Either that wallpaper …’: AE, queerness and the Celtic renaissance
Brian Lacey, historian

12.00-12.30: Tea & Coffee (provided)

12.30-13.00: The ‘New Woman’ Sarah Purser and her Lesbian Friendships
Katherine O’Donnell, University College Dublin

13.00-13.30: Who was Suleika Aldini?
Rainer Schulze, Emeritus Professor University of Essex

13.30-14.30: Lunch (provided)

14.30-15.00: LGBTQ+ Irish art in the National Gallery of Ireland
Kate Drinane, National Gallery of Ireland

15.00-16.00: Choose one of the following breakout sessions:

Session 1: National Gallery of Ireland & Irish Queer Archive LGBTQ+ display
Session 2: The Irish student movement and queer politics in Ireland: 1970s - present
Session 3: Queering the Rising: LGBTQ+ involvement in the 1916 Easter Rising
Session 4: Sarah Purser's portraits of Roger Casement: a conservator’s view
Session 5: Joe Caslin and Stephen Moloney in conversation

16.15-16.45: Closing keynote
Panti Bliss, Queen of Ireland

16.45-17.15: Performance
Gloria, Dublin's Gay and Lesbian Choir
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