Highlight Lecture Series

/Highlight Lecture Series

Highlight Lecture Series

Monday 4th September 2017 - Monday 6th November 2017

Highlight Lectures

All Highlight Lectures run from 1pm – 2pm

September 4th

‘Reading between the lines: neglected notation in a medieval manuscript’ by Eleanor Giraud

A finely decorated manuscript leaf from a twelfth-century Gospel lectionary will be the subject of this Highlights Lecture.  Its depiction of the crucifixion was no doubt the reason it entered the Hunt Collection.  However, equally interesting are the readings or ‘lections’ on the reverse of the leaf, which display small marks of musical notation, indicating how the text should be intoned.  This lecture will explore the notation used to guide lectors through their melodic reading of lections at Mass.

Dr Eleanor Giraud is the lecturer and course director of the MA in Ritual Chant and Song at the Irish World Academy, University of Limerick.

October 9th 

‘The Silver Saucepan’ by Javi Buron Garcia

Javi is an architect who lives and work between Limerick, Ireland and Cordoba, Spain. He is co-founder of Colaborativa.eu, lecturer at the School of Architecture, University of Limerick and Director of Fab Lab Limerick. His work involves the recovery abandoned public spaces through the creatives industries and research about the potential of culture for urban, social and economic regeneration. Fab Lab Limerick is a space for makers in Limerick City.

November 6th

‘Plate to Plate: The concept of collective food preparation & sharing’ with artist Kate O’Shea

Kate O’Shea is currently doing an MA by research in Printmaking and anarchist theory and practice at LSAD, and currently leads ‘The People’s Kitchen’ project partnered with The Urban Co-op here in Limerick. Kate has been introducing new concepts in collective food preparation & sharing in Cork & Kerry over the past three years. Her ‘Plate to Plate’ lecture will look at some Domestic and Culinary Pieces from of The Hunt’s Collection.




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