From Rocking the Cradle to Rocking the System: Radical Sexual Politics – Irish Studies Series #4 (online)
Date(s) - Thursday, 19th November
7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
The 1980s in Ireland saw several amendments to the Irish Constitution which affected women’s rights, alongside high-profile events such as the Kerry Babies Tribunal and the death of Ann Lovett. In the 21st century, Ireland has radically changed, with a population voting for rights to abortion, divorce, and same-sex marriage.
The Irish Studies Series (Thursdays, 29 Oct – 19 Nov): In this short course, we will explore those links, focusing on four key periods. Dr Patrick Murphy will give a short account of the historical and political background, and Dr Deirdre O’Byrne will talk briefly on some literary representations of the chosen period. Each session will end with a Q & A session from the audience.
All sessions are live online and will subsequently be made available on the Five Leaves Bookshop YouTube channel. To register and receive a link to access the live Zoom event, please visit the EventBrite event page.
All sessions are free, although you may wish to make a donation to Emmanuel House, Nottingham.