This year’s Swift Symposium will be broadcast live from the Deanery of Saint Patrick’s Cathedral. Register your interest via the ticketing link and a link for the event will be emailed to you.
14.00 Introductory remarks: Very Revd. Dr. William Morton, Dean of St. Patrick’s
Dr. Robert Mahony, Jonathan Swift Foundation (USA)
Dr. Brendan Twomey, Trinity College, Dublin
14.15 Dr. Patrick Walsh, Trinity College, Dublin:
‘This Thing Called a Bank’: Swift’s Proposal and the 1720 National Bank Proposals
14.35 Professor Valerie Rumbold, University of Birmingham, UK:
Swift’s Proposal for the Universal Use of Irish Manufacture in the Dublin Print Trade
14.55 Professor Sean Moore, University of New Hampshire, USA:
Text and Textile Codes in Swift’s Proposal for the Universal Use of Irish Manufacture: Transforming the Dublin Print World into a Patriotic Press
15.30 Response by Professor David Hayton, Queen’s University, Belfast
15.50 questions from the audience for the speakers and respondent.