Public Lectures and Seminars

LGBT+ History Talk

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

One of 2 talks by the UCC LGBT+ Staff Network 2019 as part of Cork Lifelong Learning Festival 2019. Barra Ó Donnabháin, Lecturer in UCC’s Department of Archaeology and Co-Chair of the UCC LGBT+ Staff Network 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).



Category: Public Lectures and Seminars:
Date:
Time: 5pm-6pm
Location: West Wing 8, Main Quadrangle, main UCC campus
Target Audience: Public event
Admission Price: € Free
Contact: Mary O'Rourke
+35321490(3609)
http://https://www.ucc.ie/en/lgbtstaff/events/activities/lifelong2019/

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