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Irish Popular Music and Dance in History, ICTM Ireland Symposium

University College Cork, February 16th, 2007


Symposium Timetable

10:00-10:30	Coffee and Registration

10:30-11:30	Session 1

Barra Boydell (NUIM) 'Visual Politics: the Iconography of Traditional
Music and Dance in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries'

Helen Lyons (UCD) 'Mary O'Hara, Seán Ó Riada and Popular Irish Music in
the 1950s and 1960s'

11:45-12:45 	Session 2

Róisín Nic Dhonncha (UCD) 'Sean-Nós Singing: Historical and Contemporary
Perspectives'

Seán Corcoran (DKIT) 'The Angel of History, the Nightmare of Tradition and
Irish Vernacular Music'

12:45-1:30	Lunch

1:30-3:00	Session 3

Steve Coleman (NUIM) 'Doing Something Old: "Non-Synchronism," Traditional
Music, and the Nation State in Ireland'

Jimmy O'Brien Moran title tbc (Galway Piper, Paddy Conneely)

Fintan Vallely (DKIT) 'Traditional Music Forms, Free Space and
Empowerment'

3:00-3:30	Coffee

3:30-4:30	Keynote Address, Philip Bohlman, 'Irish Music at the Edge 
of History'

5:00-6:00	AGM ICTM Ireland

The symposium is free to members of ICTM Ireland. A registration fee of 25
euro (10 euro for students) will be charged to non members of ICTM
Ireland. To facilitate catering please email cmoloney@wit.ie by 5pm
Tuesday, 6 February 2007, to confirm attendance. For those planning to
drive, the UCC Music Department has advised that on-street parking is
available in the vicinity and might be the only option if the Department
carpark is full.
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