Honan Centenary

 Honan Chapel Centenary Symposium

Saturday 19th November 2016

Aula Maxima, University College Cork

PROGRAMME

9.15~9.30: Opening Remarks

Dr Michael Murphy, President, University College, Cork and Chair, The Honan Board of Governors

HISTORIC CONTEXTS

Chair: Professor William O’Brien, School of Archaeology, University College Cork

0930-1010: Professor Kevin Whelan, Notre Dame University

The Irish Cultural Revival: The Context for the Honan Chapel

1015- 1055: Dr Peter Harbison, Royal Irish Academy

Crosses and other things in the Celtic Revival

Coffee break

ARTISTIC CONTEXTS

1115-1150: Virginia Teehan, University College Cork

Saints and Scholars: the University, the Honan Commission and the Irish Revival

1150-1230: Vera Ryan, Independent Scholar

Made in Cork: The Arts and Crafts Movement from 1880s – 1920s

Lunch break

13.15-13.50 Tour of the Honan Chapel: James Cronin, University College Cork

                ARTS AND CRAFTS CASE STUDIES

1400-1440: Professor Nancy Netzer, McMullen Museum, Boston College

The Art and Crafting of "Golden Age" textiles for the Honan Chapel: Womens’ Work

1445-1525: Dr Paul Larmour, Independent Scholar

A Shrine to the Irish Arts and Crafts Movement

Coffee break

ARTS AND CRAFTS CASE STUDIES

1545-1625: Dr Nicola Gordon Bowe, National College of Art and Design, University of Ulster & University of Wales

'Dreaming up jewelled saints 'of a genuine Celtic character' in Cork's Honan Chapel's windows while Irish lives are sacrificed in Dublin and on the Somme'

1625-1705: Dr Raghnall Ó Floinn, National Museum of Ireland

 ‘The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Celtic Revival metalwork c. 1916’.

PANEL DISCUSSION

1710-1750: moderated by Professor Colum Hourihane

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ADMISSION & REGISTRATION

Admission is by prior registration at the email address below.

There is no fee for this Symposium.

Registration preferably by email: niamh.mundow@ucc.ie

Telephone: Niamh Mundow, President’s Office, University College Cork: 021 4903981

HOSPITALITY

Tea and Coffee are complimentary. Lunch can be purchased in the campus restaurants.

PARKING

UCC visitor car parks are located on Perrott Avenue, off College Road, Cork and at Gaol Cross, Cork.

Please see www.ucc.ie/en/visitors/parking/

SPONSORSHIP

The support of the Doyle Collection Hotels, The River Lee, Cork is gratefully appreciated.

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