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Upcoming Humanities events

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03 May May

CANCELLED - The Luck of The Irish: Dame Fiona Kidman on Albert Black known as the ‘jukebox killer’

Sunday, 3 May 2020 at 2:00pm - Toitū Otago Settlers Musuem, Dunedin
‘The Luck of the Irish: how the Irish helped shape New Zealand' series of public lectures marks the centenary of a momentous year in Irish history when the island was partitioned into two administration zones – Northern and Southern Ireland. In this session, Dame Fiona Kidman presents on Albert Black, known as the ‘jukebox killer’.

13 May May

Café Babel @ Otago

Wednesday, 13 May 2020 at 4:00pm - Humanities Common Room (1W9 - west wing, first floor, room 9, Arts Building)
Do you speak some German?  Or French or Japanese?  How about Spanish or German or Chinese?  Come along to converse in an informal setting at Café Babel.

20 May May

CANCELLED - Irish and Scottish Film Night (5) - Philomena

Wednesday, 20 May 2020 at 5:30pm - Quad 4, Geology Building, North Dunedin, Dunedin 9016
Please join the Centre for Irish and Scottish studies for the fifth installment of our film night, with Professor Sonja Tiernan introducing 'Philomena'.

07 Jun June

CANCELLED - The Luck of The Irish: Majella Cullinane on Irish emigrant women in New Zealand: fact and fiction

Sunday, 7 June 2020 at 2:00pm - Toitū Otago Settlers Musuem, Dunedin
‘The Luck of the Irish: how the Irish helped shape New Zealand' series of public lectures marks the centenary of a momentous year in Irish history when the island was partitioned into two administration zones – Northern and Southern Ireland. In this session, Majella Cullinane presents on Irish emigrant women in New Zealand: fact and fiction.

05 Jul July

The Luck of The Irish: Professor Jane Malthus on Irish fashion designer Rosaria Hall

Sunday, 5 July 2020 at 2:00pm - Toitū Otago Settlers Musuem, Dunedin
‘The Luck of the Irish: how the Irish helped shape New Zealand' series of public lectures marks the centenary of a momentous year in Irish history when the island was partitioned into two administration zones – Northern and Southern Ireland. In this session, Professor Jane Malthus presents on Irish fashion designer Rosaria Hall.

22 Jul July

Irish and Scottish Film Night (7) - The Guard

Wednesday, 22 July 2020 at 5:30pm - Quad 4, Geology Building, North Dunedin, Dunedin 9016
Please join the Centre for Irish and Scottish studies for the seventh installment of our film night, with Emer Lyons introducing 'The Guard'.

02 Aug August

The Luck of The Irish: Professor Tony Ballantyne on the poet, journalist and politician, Thomas Bracken

Sunday, 2 August 2020 at 2:00pm - Toitū Otago Settlers Musuem, Dunedin
‘The Luck of the Irish: how the Irish helped shape New Zealand' series of public lectures marks the centenary of a momentous year in Irish history when the island was partitioned into two administration zones – Northern and Southern Ireland. In this session, Professor Tony Ballantyne presents on the poet, journalist and politician, Thomas Bracken.

06 Sep September

The Luck of The Irish: Dr Dorothy Page on Harriet Morison, trade unionist and feminist

Sunday, 6 September 2020 at 2:00pm - Toitū Otago Settlers Musuem, Dunedin
‘The Luck of the Irish: how the Irish helped shape New Zealand' series of public lectures marks the centenary of a momentous year in Irish history when the island was partitioned into two administration zones – Northern and Southern Ireland. In this session, Dr Dorothy Page presents on Harriet Morison, trade unionist and feminist.

09 Sep September

Irish and Scottish Film Night (9) - Angela's Ashes

Wednesday, 9 September 2020 at 5:30pm - Quad 4, Geology Building, North Dunedin, Dunedin 9016
Please join the Centre for Irish and Scottish studies for the ninth instalment, and the last Irish movie – 'Angela's Ashes', introduced by Dr Majella Cullinane.

04 Oct October

The Luck of The Irish: Seán Brosnahan on Mother Gabriel (Victoria Gill), Catholic prioress and educational leader

Sunday, 4 October 2020 at 2:00pm - Toitū Otago Settlers Musuem, Dunedin
‘The Luck of the Irish: how the Irish helped shape New Zealand' series of public lectures marks the centenary of a momentous year in Irish history when the island was partitioned into two administration zones – Northern and Southern Ireland. In this session, Seán Brosnahan presents on Mother Gabriel (Victoria Gill), Catholic prioress and educational leader.

01 Nov November

The Luck of The Irish: Professor Liam McIlvanney on the internationally acclaimed poet, Eileen Duggan

Sunday, 1 November 2020 at 2:00pm - Toitū Otago Settlers Musuem, Dunedin
‘The Luck of the Irish: how the Irish helped shape New Zealand' series of public lectures marks the centenary of a momentous year in Irish history when the island was partitioned into two administration zones – Northern and Southern Ireland. In this session, Professor Liam McIlvanney presents on the internationally acclaimed poet, Eileen Duggan.