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Deep Diving with Sirens

Deep Diving with Sirens

Nature of Event: Course: Join Joyce experts Bruce Beswick and Frances Devlin-Glass for a day with Sirens, one of the most pivotal and moving chapters of James Joyce’s Ulysses, in which Joyce experiments with musical form in narrative fiction. What does it add to our understanding of Bloom’s humiliation to have him listening to music while his rival … Continue reading

The Lake School goes Online

The Lake School in Koroit goes online in 2021. Enrol for classes in fiddle, whistle, pipes, harp, flute, guitar,  ukulele, bodhran, singing, dancing, Paddy Fitzgerald’s Irish Music Class, Irish session tunes, cello,  poetry. PLUS special events – Paddy Fitzgerald’s CD launch, Mark and Lisa McDonnell’s Slow Session, Tutors Concert, Blackboard Concert, Spud Poets Night, Stars on The … Continue reading

Irish Film Festival – Online in 2020

6TH ANNUAL IRISH FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FULL PROGRAM  The popular annual Irish Film Festival returns from 19 – 29 November with its biggest line-up ever. Moved online this year due to COVID-19 restrictions, cinephiles all over Australia can now catch the best new Irish cinema releases without leaving their homes. The online festival program is packed … Continue reading

Forthcoming seminar on Swift

Melbourne Irish Studies Seminar Series – Online  Melbourne Irish Studies Seminar Series – ONLINE  17th November 20206.30pm Australian Eastern Daylight Time  Topic: The death of Swift’s printer John Harding: new evidence that implicates Swift Speaker: Dr. Craig Pett, journalist and researcher Abstract: John Harding, the printer of the seditious Letters written by Jonathan Swift under the pseudonym … Continue reading

Save the Date for Brigidfest 2021

Sunday, 7 February 2021, 12 noon SAVE THE DATE The BrigidFest Committee is working hard to continue the wonderful tradition of celebrating Irish and Australian women each February. It is our intention to hold the event as a lunch in conjunction with The Celtic Club, however, a virtual backup plan seems prudent. We will keep … Continue reading