Hopkins Festival Programme 2016


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

29th G. M. Hopkins Festival 2016 Programme

Friday July 22 - Thursday July 28 2016

Gerard Manley Hopkins his interests: Poetry, Painting, Music, The Arts, Philosophy, Conservation
and his mentor John Henry Newman

Dedicated to the memory of Willie Crowley M.C.C. RIP

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7.30 RECEPTION and GRAND OPENING

(Reception kindly supported by the permanent representative of the EU in Dublin)

Music by Conor Mahony, guitar
HE Hana Mottlova, Ambassadir, The Czech Republic
Enrique Palos Charge d'Affaires Embassy of Mexico
Koji Katsurayama President The Hopkins Society Japan
The Mayor of Kildare Ivan Keatley
Enda O Coineen
Conor Bowman President The Gerard Manley Hopkins Society
MC: Fiona O’Loughlin TD 

Art Exhibitions: Opening

Wilhelm Fockersperger; Brian Bourke; Charles Cullen
Opening: Desmond Egan Eleanor Swan;
James McKenna; Adeline Poufong.
Opening: Adrian McGoldrick MC: Derek Egan

9.30 Nightcap in O’Rourke’s pub (Main Street)
A Favourite Hopkins: Koji Katsurayama (Japan); Mario Murgia (Mexico); Will Adamson (Germany);
Bob Krist (USA); Sakiko Takagi (Japan); Pedro Irigonegaray(Cuba); Rev.Tobias Schlingensiepen (Germany);
Jenny Adamson; Bruce Swansey (Mexico); Katharine Whitcomb (USA)K; Christine Gaurier (France); Daniel Westover (USA); Mary Parsons; Miho Takahashi (Japan); Conor Bowman; Bruno Gaurier (France)
MC:Morgan McCabe

Saturday 23rd July 2016

9.15 REGISTRATION for the full week-long festival.
Parallel Hopkins Youth Festival begins. details
Director: Derek Egan.

Art Exhibitions open to public. (10% Deposit on sales)

9.45 Music WORKSHOP conducted by Conor Mahony; MC: Derek Egan

11.00 Coffee

11.30 CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP: Chris Green (De Paul University, Chicago) Participants may bring 25 copies of one poem, for critique.

MC: Will Adamson (University of Ulm, Germany)

1.00 Lunch: Chat and Chew (opposite Whitewater Shopping Centre).

2.30 PRESENTATION and LECTURE
Hopkins and His Mexican Translators: Mario Murgia (National University Mexico)
Moderator: Rev. Tobias Schlingensiepen (Germany); MC: Elaine Murphy

4.30 GEORGE STREET EVENT (opposite Town Hall) Hopkins and Ireland: Derek Egan
Two poems from: Donald Gardner (Netherlands); Daniel Westover (USA) Shizue Ogawa (Japan); Philip Brady; Bruno Gaurier (France) Eduardo Arocho (Puerto Rico)

Guitar: Conor Mahony
Moderator: Conor Bowman MC:Alan O’Neill

6.00 Dinner: All Seasons Bistro Limerick Street (opposite Penny's(Main St.)

8.00 CLASSICAL CONCERT World-famous Swedish pianist, Hans Palsson Beethoven; Mozart; Chopin Introduction by Paul Keane, Hon Consul Swedish-Irish Society (Piano sponsored by Seán Bagnal)l MC: Morgan McCabe Admission: €25 details

10.30 Nightcap in Johnson’s on the Liffey

Sunday 24th July N.U.I.Maynooth Day and Festival Banquet

10.30 MASS in Newbridge College Chapel
Celebrant: Fr. Brendan Staunton SJ
Soloist: Justin Duane, tenor; Lessons: Derek Egan; Mary Rea Prayers of the Faithful: Will Adamson; Mary Parsons; Morgan McCabe Bruno Gaurier; Niall Bradley; Jenny Adamson. After Communion:
God’s Grandeur read by Rev Tobias Schlingensiepen
MC: Elaine Murphy

11.45 Cars go to Newbridge Silver Showrooms.

12.15 STYLE MUSEUM Short Tour led by Jenny Adamson;
A Hopkins poem: Elaine Murphy; Katharine Whitcomb MC: Mary Parsons

1.00 Lunch in Silver Restaurant (optional: pay at checkout).
A poem: Erin Kavanagh (Wales); Mario Murgia (Mexico)
M.C Mary Rea

MAYNOOTH DAY AND GALA BANQUET Tickets: €35
details

2.00 BUS for Maynooth leaving from Newbridge Silver
car park and from Parish Church.
MC on trip: Alan O’Neill
3.00 Maynooth College
Guided visit of the College Chapel with Patricia Watson, NUI Maynooth. Visit to Russell Library and 1916 Exhibition
MC: Jenny Adamson

5.00 Sherry Reception (Renehan Hall) sponsored by President Philip Nolan.
Guitar: Conor Mahony; a song: Justin Duane (tenor)
A Hopkins poem: Jenny Adamson; Poem: Philip Brady, Douglas Sanders; Sarah Winn and Shizue Ogawa
MC: Teresa Redmond (NUI Maynooth)

6 p.m. HOPKINS SOCIETY BANQUET 2016 (Pugin Hall)
Entry by ticket only (€35); Book here
Andrew Delohery (USA).
Prof. Aidan Mulkeen, -President, NUI Maynooth Conor Bowman President

Newbridge Silver Award
Christine Kinealy (Quinnipiac University) O
MC: Derek Egan

9.00 Bus leaves from Front Gate

10.00 NIGHTCAP: Cummins’s pub

Monday 25th July

9.15 Visitor REGISTRATION continues each day.
Parallel Youth Programme
Art Exhibitions open to public
Director: Derek Egan.

10.00 LECTURES Tickets: €10
God’s Grandeur:
Will Adamson (University of Ulm, Germany)
The Importance of Hopkins: Daniel Westover (East Tennessee Stae University US)
Reading Hopkins’s Poetry: Lance Pierson (Hopkins Society, U.K.)
Moderator: Andrew Delohery (Quinnipiac Uni. Hamden) ; MC: Derek Egan

11.00 Coffee

11.45 LECTURES Tickets: €10

Hopkins's Conversion: Eamon Kiernan (Magdeburg University)
The Eyes of Hopkins and Emerson: Andrew Delohery (Quinnipiac University Hamden, USA.)
Moderator: Rev. Tobias Schlingensiepen (Germany)
MC: Mary Rea

1.00 Lunch: An Chistin / Il Ponte Nuova ( opposite Pennys)

14.00 Origami Workshop: Sakiko Takagi (Tokio). MC Mary Parsons.

15.00 WINE RECEPTION, BOOK LAUNCH and LECTURE

The Bad Times / An Droch Shaol: Christine Kinealy and John Walsh;
Launch: Andrew Delohery (Quinnipiac Univ.)
Famine: Desmond Egan, translated by Bruno Gaurier Launch by Alan Dukes;
Poems Emilia Ivanca; launch : Chrisopher Wheatley.

LECTURE: Hopkins’s Dublin Friends
: Michael McGinley (Dublin)
Moderator: Daniel Westover (East Tennessee State University)
MC: Elaine Murphy

16.00 COFFEE

16.45 LECTURES & Readings

The Hopkins Society of Japan: a brief outline: Miho Takahashi with Koji Katsurayama (President) and Sakiko Tagaki.
A favourite Hopkins poems read by Dominick and Jane Chilcott
Hopkins in Japan: Miho Takahashi (Kansaui Univer).
The Importance of Hopkins: Daniel Kirk Westover (East Tennessee State University)
Moderator: Michael McGinley MC: Mary Rea

18.00 Dinner: Il Ponte Nuova / An Chistin(Main St.)

20.30 FESTIVAL CLUB: O’Rourkes (Main Street)
Three poems: Mario Murgia (Mexico);
Patricia Cleary Miller (USA)
Diana Varela Puñal (Mexico)
Prose
by Conor Bowman M
oderator: Christopher Wheatley (Catholic University, DC); . MC: Morgan McCabe

Tuesday 26th July 10.00

LECTURES
10.00
Reading Hopkins's Poetry: Lance Pierson (Hopkins Society UK)
Walter Pater and his Students: Christine Kinealy (Quinnipiac University, Hamden)
Moderator: Bruce Swansey (Mexico); MC: Jenny Adamson

11.00 Coffee

11.45 DRAMATC READING LECTURES
St Winefred's Well dramatised Reading
Director: Lance Pierson (UK)
The Poet as Co-Creator: Rev Tobias Schlingensiepen (Topeka)
James Joyce and Hopkins: Desmond Egan
Moderator: Christopher Wheatley (Catholic University Washington)
MC: Elaine Murphy

13.00 Lunch: Chat and Chew (Main St.)

15.00 WINE RECEPTION, BOOK LAUNCH, PRESENTATION, MUSIC, LECTURE Reception

(Courtesy, The Czech Embassy )
Launch: The World Is Charged: Poetic Engagements with Hopkins - an Anthology Editors: Daniel Westover (East Tennessee State University) and William Wright
Launch by Christopher Wheatley(Catholic University, DC)

Presentation of The O’Connor Award and Baroda Cup 2016: Neil Donnelly
Presentation by Koji Katsurayama (Kyoto University; The Hopkins Society of Japan with Conor Bowman, President, The Hopkins Society

Two poems by Neil Donnelly
Moderator: Desmond Egan MC: Michael Jacob

16.15 LECTURES
Hopkins’s Oxford: Alan O’Neill (power point)
Moderator: Christopher Green (De Paul Univ, Chicago) MC: Conor Mahony

17.30 (NB earlier time) DINNER: Harrigans (Main Street)

19.30 Town Hall,Main Street, Newbridge.
THE G.M.HOPKINS 29th FESTIVAL of INTERNATIONAL POETRY Hour
(Admission €10 euros. Book online )

Introduced by Niall Bradley
My favourite Hopkins poem:
Koji Katsurayama; Elaine Murphy;
Thomas Kinsella poem read by Jenny Adamson; a Verlaine poem in French and English read by Christine Gaurier; a Paul Célan poem (original and translation) read by William Adamson
2 poems each by international writers: Patricia Cleary Miller (USA) Mario Murgia (Mexico) Diana Varela Punal (Spain) Eduardo Aroche (Puerto Rico); Chris Green (USA) Shizue Ogawa (Japan) Michael Woods (UK) Daniel Westover (USA) Donald Gardner (Netherlands) Conor Bowman (Ireland) Emilia Ivancu (Romania) Desmond Egan (Ireland).
Music: Niamh Leahy ; MC: Elaine Murphy

22.00 Festival Club Cummins’s Pub
3 poems:
Sarah Ann Winn (Fairfax, Virginia); Youngmin Kim (Korea); Katherine Whitcomb (USA); Neil Donnelly;
Music: Niamh and Seán Leahy
MC: Morgan McCabe

WEDNESDAY 27th July

9.30 LECTURE

Revisiting the Windhover: Youngmin Kim (Dongguk University, Seoul)
Hopkins and the University: Sean Bagnall
Moderator: Matthew Travisano (Oakland School for Arts, California, USA.)
MC: Derek Egan

10.30 TRANSLATION WORKSHOP

Director: Bruce Swansey (Mexico)
Workshop will focus on God’s Grandeur - downloadable here
Director: William Adamson (University of Ulm, Germany) with visiting translators from Japan, USA, France, Germany, Ireland, Mexico, Norway...
MC: Mary Rea

11.15 Coffee

11.45 MULTILINGUAL TRANSLATION WORKSHOP continues

13.00 Lunch: An Chistin (opposite Whitewater Centre)

14.30 LECTURES WINE RECEIPTION PRESENTATIONS
(reception: courtesy Cross Supervalue Newbridge)Rhyme, Reason and Rhetoric in Hopkins
: Michael Woods (Malvern College, UK)
A Hopkins Coda: The Corpse in Irish Literature: Robert Smart (Quinnipiac University)
Moderator: Christopher Wheatley (Catholic Uni, Washington)
MC: Michael Jacob

THE JAMES MCKENNA ARTS AWARD
Diarmuid Johnson (Poet, Wales)
Presentations: Conor Bowman
Moderator: Youngmin Kim; MC: Alan O’Neill

16.30 A WALK ALONG THE LIFFEY

Guided Tour: Michael Jacob The Liffey Linear Park, starting at the Bridge. Names in advance to Mary Parsons.
MC Mary Parsons

18.00 DINNER: Harrigan's (at Bridge); or Hotel Keadeen

20.00 CATHÚ TRADITIONAL IRISH MUSIC CONCERT
Venue: Newbridge College Theatre
Time: 8 pm Wednesday July 27th
Special guests: Peter Byrne and Conor Mahony
Bean a' Tî: Fiona Mc Loughlin Healy MCC
MC: Alan O'Neill


More info on Cathu Traditional Irish Music Concert

22.30 FESTIVAL CLUB Cummins’s Bar
Three poems: Jan Erik Rekdal (Norway); Erin Kavanagh (Wales); Christopher Green (De Paul U. Chicago); Diarmuid Johnson (Wales)
Poems in Irish: Derek Egan; Máire Nic Chonchubhair; Conor Mahony.
Conor Mahony
Music: Diarmuid Johnson
MCs: Derek Egan and Conor Mahony

THURSDAY 28th July

LECTURES
10.00 Hopkins and Pope: British Catholic Poets: Christopher Wheatley (Catholic Uni, Washington)
1916 : The Rising and its Poetry: Desmond Egan (power point)
Moderator: Fr. Joseph Sweeney (UK) MC: Derek Egan

11.00 COFFEE

11.45 LECTURES
How Hopkins Is Taught: Matthew Travisano (Oakland School for the Arts, California)
Translating Hopkins: Diarmuid Johnson (Wales)
Moderator: Robert Smart (Quinnipiac Univ, Hamden)
MC: Mary Rea

13.00 Lunch: Newbridge Silver Restaurant

14.15 WINE RECEPTION BOOK LAUNCH SYMPOSIUM
Washing my Hair with Nettles: Emilia Ivancu (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan Poland) translated by Diarmuid Johnson. Launc by Mathew Travisano.
Two Poems in Romanian read by Emilia Ivanco with Diarmuid Johnson translatons.

SYMPOSIUM : A resumé of Lectures; followed by a discussion led by Rev Tobias Schlingensiepen;
Lance Pierson; Robert Smart; Seán Bagnall; Matthew Travisano
Moderator: Diarmuid Johnson MC: Michael Jacob

15.30 HOPKINS STUDENT FESTIVAL CONCUSION (parents welcome to attend)
Presentation of Bowman Award and of Student Certificates
Moderator: Derek Egan MC: Kate McCoy

17.00 MEMORY TREE in College Grounds with Fr. Joseph Dineen OP, Prior
Special remembrance of William Crowley MCC by Morgan McCabe
also of: Alla Savtchenko (Russia); Tony Egan; Junie Luke (Spain). RIP.

A poem by Diana Varela Punal (Spain); Diarmuid Johnson (Wales) and Shizue Ogawa (Japan)
MC: Desmond Egan

Group Photograph: Jim Kelly (KTWU Producer, Washburn University)

18.00 Dinner: All Seasons or Keadeen Hotel

19.00.00 Dinner: Harrigans or Hotel Keadeen

8.30 Transport from Riverbank Arts Centre to Hotel Keadeen

21.00 RECEPTION and FESTIVAL CLUB Hotel Keadeen

Bruno Gaurier (France): a Hopkins poem and translation;
Three Poems : Diarmuid Johnson, Emilia Ivanci; Michael O’Flanagan; Christine Broe; Liam O’Meara; and guests
Music: Diarmuid Johnson; MC: Conor Mahony

FINALE: Everyone sings or recites!

Did you hand up your Questionnaire?

FRIDAY 29th JULY

9.00 ART EXHIBITIONS: Closing at 11am.
Artists, please collect works; purchasers may collect only after final payment at Office.

Sincere thanks to our Sponsors, without whom we could not continue.

Hopkins Festival COMMITTEE 2016

Artistic Director Desmond Egan; President Conor Bowman; Administrator Vivienne Abbott
Treasurer: Conor Mahony; Hopkins Youth Festival: Derek Egan; Events Coordinator: Elaine Murphy;
Music: Conor Mahony; Website: Viv Abbott; NUI Maynooth: Jenny Adamson; Mary Rea: Teresa Redmond; Other Events: Eleanor Swan; Morgan McCabe; Michael Jacob; Mary Rea; Mary Parsons;
Alan O’Neill .

Hopkins Festival Consultants 2016

Adamson; Robert Smart; John Hunter; Sakiko Takagi; Michael Allsopp; Miho Takahashi; Bruno Gaurier;
Michael Woods; Shane McGrath; Shizue Ogawa; Seán Dunne.

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