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Melbourne Irish Studies Seminar Online Melbourne Irish Studies Seminar Series – ONLINE 6.30pm Australian Eastern Time 10 May 2022 Speaker: Dr Jennifer McLaren: ‘This vile place.’ An Irish family in Trinidad in the Revolutionary AtlanticThis paper traces the Caribbean lives of Ulsterman John Black and his daughter Adele, 1771-1840. Black left Belfast after the Seven Years War … Continue reading

Bloomsday in Melbourne’s Centenary Season 2022

Saturday, 4 June 2022, 6pm. Love’s Bitter Mystery: The Year that made James Joyce. A Feature Film. The world première of Bloomsday in Melbourne’s first feature film, coming to the Rivoli Cinema, Camberwell on 4 June 2022, at 6pm for one night only. Directed by Carly Wilding in collaboration with Film-maker, Jak Scanlan. Also available to stream … Continue reading

A Tribute to the Irish Famine Orphan Girls

Announcing a tribute video in lieu of postponed activities at the Famine Rock, Williamstown. By Siobhan O’Neill. In 1850, a 16 year old girl name Lucy Ellis stepped onto Australian soil. As an Irish Famine orphan girl, Lucy had already seen much of life’s hardships. Over the next four decades in her new home she … Continue reading

The Ordinary and Extraordinary Hidden Lives of Women

A Book Review by Frances Devlin-Glass Doireann Ní Ghríofa: A Ghost in the Throat, Tramp Press, Dublin and Glasgow, 2021. ISBN: 10 1916434274 RRP: $29.75 A Ghost in the Throat is an achingly moving and genre-bending work. Its many parts incorporate autobiography, historical fiction, translation and literary reclamation, as well as a detective-style ‘who-was-she?’ And it also writes a … Continue reading