Talks About Stuff You Didn’t Think You’d Care About…
On the first Wednesday of every month we hold a night of ‘Lectures’ by wonderful speakers talking passionately about different topics. They could be about frog memes or democratic revolutions. They could also be about Erwin Schrodinger or Paris Hilton. Or anything in between…
HeadStuff Lectures are not mass, not school and definitely not Ted Talks. This will be an evening of short presentations on anything from popular culture to global catastrophes.
It is hosted by comedian Gearoid Farrelly and features six fascinating Lectures.
It’s only €8 if you buy online or it’s €10 on the door and we’ll have you home before supper.
Here’s all the lectures that have been given so far:
HeadStuff Lectures #1 – 15th of July, 2016
Louise Bruton – Stronger Than Yesterday
Alan Maguire – Just How Cool Was Zack Morris’ “Cool School”?
Andrea Farrell – Hoarding, Anxiety, a Dictaphone and a Dog
Ellen Tannam – A Brief Etymology of Memes
Ciaran Conliffe – The Secret History of the Phoenix Park Visitor Centre
Gearoid Farrelly – The Life Changing Tragedy of Tidying Up
HeadStuff Lectures #2 – 10th of August, 2016
Jonathan Victory – The Democratic Revolution of 2010s Ireland
Niamh Marron – How to Disguise and Scratch an Itch in Public
Gary Grimes – Paris Hilton: A Tongue in Chic Peek Behind the Pose
Andrea Cleary – There’s No Such Thing as Music
Adam Murphy – How the Leopard Really Got His Spots
Roisin Kiberd – “I would rather be a cyborg than a Goddess” or, A Brief History of the Cybernetic Self
Gearoid Farrelly – Cagney and Lacey for President
HeadStuff Lectures #2 – 7th of September, 2016
Conor O’Donovan – In Theory: Is Literary Criticism Real?
Neasa McGarrigle – Erwin Schrodinger and the Island of Scholars
Stephen Porzio – The Evolution of the Femme Fatale
Anna Carey – The Subversive Art of Knitting
Chris Kent – Sounds like Misophonia
Gearoid Farrelly – Who’s That in the Picture?
HeadStuff Lectures #4 – 5th of October, 2016
Shawna Scott – A Brief C*nting History of the Word “C*nt.”
Tara Flynn – “Can Anybody See Me?”
Damon Blake and George Fox – The Trouble With Liking Comic Books If You’re An Adult
Teresa Coyne – Finn Mc Not So Cool
Ciaran Conliffe – Stanley’s Last Trip: An Itinerary of Errors
Gearoid Farrelly – Burt Williams Made it to Broadway
HeadStuff Lectures #5 – 2nd of November, 2016
Louise Bruton – So You’re Going to Die Alone: The Lone Wolf Theory
Adam Duke – What Movies will be Made From in the Future
Diane McSweeney – Periods: Womb for Improvement
Gearoid Farrelly – The Grrrl Power Heist of 1996!
Tomie James – Don’t Feed the CEOs
Niamh Shaw – Space, Scale and Falling off the Cliff: What to do with Impossible Dreams