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5:00 PM, 08 Apr 2019 - , WW8, West Wing, UCC

The Love That Dare Not Speak Its Name: male convict sexuality in the 19th century


The Love That Dare Not Speak Its Name: male convict sexuality in the 19th century

  • Title of the talk: “The Love That Dare Not SpSpeakereak Its Name: male convict sexuality in the 19thcentury”
  • Speaker: Dr Barra Ó Donnabháin, Lecturer in UCC’s Department of Archaeology and Co-Chair of the UCC LGBT+ Staff Network
  • Date, time and venue: Monday 8 April, 5pm-6pm, West Wing 8, UCC Main Campus
  • Practical details: No booking required; the capacity is 20 people and the room is wheelchair accessible

Barra will deliver an illustrated talk on male convict sexuality in the 19th century, specifically in relation to findings from archaeological excavations he has led, since 2012, at the Spike Island site.  Barra is co-author of Too Beautiful for Thieves and Pickpockets: A History of the Victorian Convict Prison on Spike Island (published by Cork County Library, 2016). 

Free - all welcome. Organised by UCC LGBT+ Staff Network

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