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12th International George Moore Conference

Hosted by the Department of English, University of Liverpool

8th-10th May 2024 

 

​​The Transitional: George Moore at the Fin de Siecle

 

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SEMINAR IN THE HUGH LANE GALLERY ON 23RD FEBRUARY 2024

George Moore in Dublin was moderated by Dr Brendan Fleming,  a graduate of the University of Oxford where his doctoral thesis focused on the writings of George Moore.

Programme

  • 10am Welcome Jessica O’Donnell, Head of Education and Community Outreach, Hugh Lane Gallery and Dr Brendan Fleming, Moderator

  • 10.10am ‘Ireland’s Debt to George Moore – a personal appraisal’, Peter Costello, author, critic and editor.

  • 10.45am ‘George Moore and Hugh Lane’s  Gallery of Modern Art­’,  Logan Sisley, acting Head of Collections, HLG

  • 11.20am Dr Noreen Doody will launch George Moore: Spheres of Influence, eds. Kathryn Laing
    and Mary Pierse, Liverpool University Press

  • 11.30am Break

  • 11.55am ‘ “A place to escape from”: almost home – George Moore’s Dublin’, Dr Noreen Doody, former senior lecturer at the School of English, Dublin City University and lecturer on Irish writing of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

  • 12.30pm Break

  • 1.50pm ‘George Moore and the British Impressionist Painter Clara Christian McCarthy’, Adrian Frazier,  emeritus professor of University of Galway and a Member of the Royal Irish Academy.

  • 2.30pm The programme concludes with a recital by Una Hunt, internationally renowned pianist of work by Michele Esposito (1855-1929), Augusta Holmès (1847-1903),  Claude Debussy (1862-1918) and Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849). Introduced by Dr Mary Pierse, Trustee, The George Moore Association and co-editor with Kathryn Laing of George Moore: Spheres of Influence (Liverpool University Press).

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Featured in some of the photos below is distinguished pianist, renowned  musicologist and good friend of the GMA,  Una Hunt, who has recently been elected to the Royal Irish Academy.

 

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