Thursday, 12 January 2012

Voices in the Ether

A conference at the RIA on Irish Writing on the Radio.

Unfortunately it's on a Friday so any writer with a full time job can't go. Website here

Venue: Academy House
Date: Friday 3 February

Fee: 25 Euro or 15 for Student/unemployed

9.30am: Registration

10.00am: Welcome

John Bowman (RTE)
Introducing fragments from the RTE Sound Archive: a ‘Who’s Who?’
of Irish writers
11.15am: Coffee

11.45am: Panel:

Gillian McIntosh (QUB)
‘Ulstermen say least when they mean most’: W. R. Rodgers, broadcaster and poet

Hilary Lennon (UCC)
Blacklisted: Frank O’Connor as radio critic

Simon Workman (Carlow College)
‘A mint of golden intonations’: Louis MacNeice and the BBC

Eibhear Walshe (UCC) and Chris Morash (NUI Maynooth)
Voices behind the Glass: Teresa Deevy’s Radio Plays

1.15pm: Lunch (not provided)

2..15pm: Allan Hepburn (McGill University)
Acoustic Modernism: Elizabeth Bowen on the BBC

3.00pm: Coffee

3.15pm: Panel: Producing and Curating Irish Writing:

Doireann ní Bhriain (Radio Producer) (Chair)
Pat Boran (Poetry Ireland)
Anne Devlin (Playwright)
Stephen Douds (BBC NI)
Malachy Moran (RTE)
Clíodhna ní Anluain (RTE)
Anne O’Connor (RTE)

5.00pm: Close

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