Pride Talks History: Museum of Literature Ireland – Reflections on Past/Present/Pride
About this event
Each talk will take place at 12 noon on zoom. In registering to this event, you will receive the link and a weekly reminder to attend all four events, plus a bonus panel discussion to reflect on the series. In association with Dublin LGBTQ+ Pride.
Friday, June 11th: EPIC – Out in the World
Out in the World: Ireland’s LGBTQ+ Diaspora – Across the generations, Irish LGBTQ+ people have emigrated and found opportunities to live and love abroad. Join Dr Maurice J Casey, Historian in Residence at EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum and the Department of Foreign Affairs, as he shares hidden histories from the vast history of Irish LGBTQ+ emigration.
Friday, June 18th: National Library of Ireland – Online tour Living with Pride exhibition
The National Library of Ireland is delighted to present a virtual tour of Living with Pride: Photographs by Christopher Robson. Learn about the man behind the camera and his wonderful collection of 2000 images, which capture protest, Pride, and the LGBTI+ community in Ireland from the years 1992-2007.
Friday, June 25th: Museum of Literature Ireland – Reflections on Past/Present/Pride
Past/Present/Pride is a series of conversations that celebrates LGBTI+ writers presented by MoLI, the Museum of Literature Ireland in partnership with UCD’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion programme. Hosted by psychologist Dr Paul D’Alton, Past/Present/Pride reflects on the work of writers that have witnessed significant social change for members of the LGBTI+ communities in Ireland & beyond. In this daytime event, Dr Paul D’Alton and MoLI’s Digital Curator, Benedict Schlepper-Connolly, speak to Professor Margaret Kelleher about the series so far, reflecting on interviews with writers Emma Donoghue, Colm Tóibín, Mary Dorcey and Adiba Jaigirdar.
Friday, July 2nd: The Little Museum of Dublin – Queer Dublin
As part of the Pride festival, the Little Museum of Dublin is delighted to present the story of Queer Dublin! One important aspect of the lives of many Irish heroes has been airbrushed out of history – their queerness. This talk will chart inspiring societal changes of the 20th Century, through a discussion of key artefacts in the publicly donated Little Museum collection.
Bonus! July 9th: Panel Discussion – Pride Talks History
The panellists of the talks will reunite to reflect on the topics of the series. As always, there will be a dedicated period for questions from the audience during the panel discussion.