Evening Lecture Series 2018: English Literature
This course will provide an introduction to major authors of poetry, drama and prose through close examination of selected texts, chosen from among those prescribed for the Leaving Certificate. The course will be of special interest to teachers and pupils preparing for the examination but the lectures will be directed towards a more general audience as well.
Dr Julie Bates
Date: There will be ten weekly lectures beginning on Tuesday, 2 October 2018
Time: All lectures take place from 7 pm to 8 pm
Venue: All lectures take place in the Edmund Burke Theatre, Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin
02 October 2018 Shakespeare, Hamlet by Mark Sweetnam
09 October 2018 William Wordsworth by Clare Clarke
16 October 2018 Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale by Ailise Bulfin
06 November 2018 Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin by Tom Walker
13 November 2018 Jane Austen, Persuasion by Darryl Jones
20 November 2018 Adrienne Rich by Stephen Matterson
27 November 2018 Robert Frost by Stephen Matterson
04 December 2018 Marina Carr, By The Bog of Cats by Julie Bates
11 December 2018 Eavan Boland by Rosie Lavan
18 December 2018 Shakespeare, Hamlet by Mark Sweetnam (repeat lecture)
€60 for the entire series. Individual lectures are €7 each. Concessionary rates for the full series will be €45 or individual lecture €6 each.
Concessionary rates apply to: students, OAPs, unemployed, groups of 20+; TCD staff and Graduates, Teachers bringing groups of students receive a free Teacher Pass.
How to Apply
Please apply and pay online using this link to Eventbrite: (Eventbrite Link)
Pay at the Door:
It is possible to pay on the door at the night, however only those who have purchased tickets can be guaranteed admission.
Return this application form with the fee to: English Literature Evening Lectures, Oscar Wilde Centre School of English, Trinity College Dublin the University of Dublin, 21 Westland Row Dublin 2. Cheques/Bank Drafts/Postal Orders should be made payable to TCD No. 1 Account. Please click the following link for the application form: (Form Link).
Ms Sophia Ni Sheoin
Centre Executive Officer
Oscar Wilde Centre for Irish Writing
School of English
Trinity College Dublin
21 Westland Row