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UCC Women’s Studies is delighted to host the Women's History Month HERSTORY Salon
Monday 20th March 2017
Staff Common Room, University College Cork,
Monday 20th March 2017, 7pm (Doors from 6.30pm)
All welcome but registration is essential as only a few spaces remain. Register here
The salon promises to be a relaxed and enjoyable evening with a series of short talks on women - historical and contemporary - who have not been given the attention they deserve.
UCC President, Professor Patrick O’Shea, will deliver the opening address at the event, before Dr Amy Prendergast (TCD) discusses the eighteenth-century salon in Ireland and how it played an important role in shaping literary culture.
With panels dedicated to Women as Creators and Feminism in Action, speakers will include Herstory founder and director, Melanie Lynch; Dr Clíona Ó Gallchoir, UCC Women's Studies and School of English; Orla Egan, UCC Women's Studies and Cork LGBT Digital Archive; Rola Abu Zeid-O'Neill, UCC Women's Studies and ACE; Kathy D'Arcy, UCC Women's Studies and writer; Dr Liz Kiely and Dr Máire Leane, UCC Women's Studies and Applied Social Studies; Dr Róisín O'Gorman, UCC Women's Studies and Department of Drama and Theatre Studies; and Shauna McGrath, UCC MA Women's Studies student.
The MA in Women's Studies is celebrating 25 years since its foundation.
Further information: http://www.ucc.ie/en/about/uccnews/fullstory-749974-en.html