THE ROYAL IRISH ACADEMY IS IRELAND'S LEADING BODY OF EXPERTS IN THE SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES

The Royal Irish Academy/Acadamh Ríoga na hÉireann champions research. We identify and recognise Ireland’s world class researchers. We support scholarship and promote awareness of how science and the humanities enrich our lives and benefit society. We believe that good research needs to be promoted, sustained and communicated. The Academy is run by a Council of its members. Membership is by election and considered the highest academic honour in Ireland.

Read more about the RIA

'Women in the writings of Jonathan Swift'

When

Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 13:00

Where

Academy House, 19 Dawson Street, Dublin 2

Tickets

No booking required

Listen to the lunchtime lecture  'Women in the writings of Jonathan Swift' by Dr Aileen Douglas, School of English, TCD.

Lunchtime Lecture on 'Women in the writings of Jonathan Swift'. Dr Aileen Douglas gives the third and final lecture in our series on Jonathan Swift which accompanied the Library exhibition "To please and to reform mankind" a life of protest: Jonathan Swift, 1667-1745.

Aileen Douglas is a Fellow of Trinity College Dublin and Head of the School of English. Her teaching and research interests focus on eighteenth-century writing. Among her publications are several articles on Jonathan Swift and a co-edited collection, Locating Swift: papers from Dublin on the 250th anniversary of the death of Jonathan Swift (Dublin: Four Courts Press). Her most recent book is Work in Hand: Script, Print, and Writing, 1690-1840 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017). In June 2017 she co-organized the Swift350 conference at TCD to mark the 350th anniversary of the birth of Jonathan Swift.

Free admission. No individual booking required. Group bookings please contact: library@ria.ie / 01-6090620

Tabhair tacaíocht do thodhchaí an léinn in Éirinn

Make a donation