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Hinterland, Club Events
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 6:30pm
Part 1: An introduction to the Irish Revolution 1919-1921
Members $10, Public $15
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-short-history-of-the-irish-revolution-in-four-parts-with-myles-dungan-part-1-an-introduction-to-registration-71088079359
Hinterland, Club Events
Monday, October 21, 2019 - 6:30pm
Part 2: Newspapers, propaganda and the Anglo-Irish War
Members $10, Public $15
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-short-history-of-the-irish-revolution-in-four-parts-with-myles-dungan-part-2-newspapers-registration-71090753357
Hinterland, Club Events
Monday, October 28, 2019 - 6:30pm
Part 3: War in the shadows: Michael Collins and covert intelligence
Members $10, Public $15
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-short-history-of-the-irish-revolution-in-four-parts-with-myles-dungan-part-3-war-in-the-shadows-registration-71093838585
Hinterland, Club Events
Monday, November 04, 2019 - 6:30pm
Part 4: What did you do in the War of Independence, Grandad?
Members $10, Public $15
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-short-history-of-the-irish-revolution-in-four-parts-with-myles-dungan-part-4-what-did-you-do-in-registration-71094181611
photograph of matthew spangler
Hinterland, Club Events
Friday, November 08, 2019 - 10:30am
A Lecture and Discussion
Members $15, Public $20
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/secrets-of-a-master-playwright-a-lecture-and-discussion-registration-72755715303
photograph of matthew spangler
Hinterland, Club Events
Friday, November 08, 2019 - 1:00pm
Lessons from a Master Playwright
Members $49, Public $59
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/master-class-adapting-novels-for-the-stage-lessons-from-a-master-playwright-registration-72756417403
photo of elizabeth creely
Hinterland, Club Events
Friday, November 08, 2019 - 3:00pm
Members & Public Free
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mission-district-historical-walking-tour-registration-72756926927
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Hinterland, Club Events
Friday, November 08, 2019 - 4:00pm
Members & Public $10
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/geordie-lynch-the-irish-of-the-comstock-lode-registration-72757111479
photo of myles dungan
Hinterland, Club Events
Saturday, November 09, 2019 - 10:00am
Members & Public $10
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-daniel-cassidy-memorial-lecture-the-alpha-male-in-irish-history-registration-73026304643
photo of mark smith
Hinterland, Club Events
Saturday, November 09, 2019 - 10:30am
Members & Public $10
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mark-smith-the-irresistible-rise-of-the-type-trail-registration-73027450069
photo of jim lockhart
Hinterland, Club Events
Saturday, November 09, 2019 - 11:45am
Members & Public $15
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jim-lockhart-celts-kilts-and-croatians-registration-73047411775
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Hinterland, Club Events
Saturday, November 09, 2019 - 11:45am
Members & Public $10
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/catherine-flynn-james-joyce-and-paris-registration-73047969443
photo of brian murphy
Hinterland, Club Events
Saturday, November 09, 2019 - 1:00pm
Members & Public $15
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/brian-murphy-a-life-in-sport-registration-73048721693
photo of emer martin
Hinterland, Club Events
Saturday, November 09, 2019 - 1:00pm
Members & Public $10
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/emer-martin-registration-73049812957
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Hinterland, Club Events
Saturday, November 09, 2019 - 2:15pm
Members & Public $15
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/brexit-an-irish-perspective-registration-73050256283
photos of matt spangler and liz nugent
Hinterland, Club Events
Saturday, November 09, 2019 - 2:15pm
Members & Public $10
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/matt-spangler-and-liz-nugent-adapting-lying-in-wait-registration-73051026587
Hinterland
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

A Short History of the Irish Revolution in Four Parts with Myles Dungan

Part 1: An introduction to the Irish Revolution 1919-1921

A short account of the main military and political events of the revolutionary period from the convening of the First Dáil in January 1919 to the conclusion of the Treaty negotiations in December 1922.

Members $10
Public $15

Hinterland
Monday, October 21, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

A Short History of the Irish Revolution in Four Parts with Myles Dungan

Part 2: Newspapers, propaganda and the Anglo-Irish War

How nationalist newspapers were censored and suppressed by the British authorities, how the IRA wreaked vengeance on loyalist newspapers, and how both sides got their message across to the watching world.

Members $10
Public $15

Hinterland
Monday, October 28, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

A Short History of the Irish Revolution in Four Parts with Myles Dungan

Part 3: War in the shadows: Michael Collins and covert intelligence

How Collins, as IRA Director of Intelligence, with deadly consequences, turned the tables on a British administration which had relied, heretofore, on the effectiveness of its own spies and informers.

Members $10
Public $15

Hinterland
Monday, November 04, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

A Short History of the Irish Revolution in Four Parts with Myles Dungan

Part 4: What did you do in the War of Independence, Grandad?

How to use online resources (Irish census returns, the Bureau of Military History, the Military Services Pensions Collection, Newspapers) to trace the activities of your ancestors during the Irish revolutionary period.

Members $10
Public $15

Hinterland
Friday, November 08, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Secrets of a Master Playwright

A Lecture and Discussion

In this one-hour lecture and discussion, playwright and professor Matthew Spangler will talk about his many stage plays, a number of which are either adaptations of literature or dramatizations of historical events.

Members $15
Public $20

Hinterland
Friday, November 08, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Master Class: Adapting Novels for the Stage

Lessons from a Master Playwright

This two-hour master class will focus on the writing mechanics of transforming a prose-based literary work into a stage play.

Members $49
Public $59

Hinterland
Friday, November 08, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Mission District Historical Walking Tour

While it is now primarily identified with the city's Hispanic community, in times past, it was home to thousands of 19th Century, 'two boat' Irish immigrants to the far West. 

Members & Public Free

Hinterland
Friday, November 08, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Geordie Lynch -- The Irish of the Comstock Lode

Filmmaker Geordie Lynch tells the epic tale of how the discovery of silver in 1859 transformed San Francisco from a mining boomtown into a world-class metropolis. 

Members & Public $10

Hinterland
Saturday, November 09, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am

The Daniel Cassidy Memorial Lecture: 'The Alpha Male in Irish History'

Irish historian and broadcaster Myles Dungan on 'How to Keep Great Irish Women Down (temporarily)' -- a tongue-in-cheek survey of Irish 'alpha' males from Charles Stewart Parnell to the prurient and relentless Roman Catholic Archbishop John Charles McQuaid.

Members & Public $10

Hinterland
Saturday, November 09, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Mark Smith -- The Irresistible Rise of the Type Trail

Mark Smith will discuss the first decade of a unique project combining type, linguistics, art installation, and lots of walking.

Members & Public $10

Hinterland
Saturday, November 09, 2019 - 11:45am to 12:45pm

Jim Lockhart -- Celts, Kilts and Croatians

How the Clash met the Clancy Brothers and gave birth to the Pogues, and what strange Fairy Tales of New York followed. 

Members & Public $15

Hinterland
Saturday, November 09, 2019 - 11:45am to 12:45pm

Catherine Flynn -- James Joyce and Paris

Catherine Flynn explores Joyce's interaction with the city where Ulysees was published in 1922.

Members & Public $10

Hinterland
Saturday, November 09, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Brian Murphy -- A Life in Sport

KNBR's Brian Murphy in conversation with fellow (transatlantic) Giants' nut, Irish journalist Myles Dungan.

Members & Public $15

Hinterland
Saturday, November 09, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Emer Martin

Emer Martin in conversation with Hinterland director Tony Bucher.

Members & Public $10

Hinterland
Saturday, November 09, 2019 - 2:15pm to 3:15pm

Brexit -- An Irish Perspective

Robert O'Driscoll, Matt Regan, and Myles Dungan discuss the implications for Ireland of a potential 'crash out' UK exit from the European Union.

Members & Public $15

Hinterland
Saturday, November 09, 2019 - 2:15pm to 3:15pm

Matt Spangler and Liz Nugent -- Adapting LYING IN WAIT

Matt Spangler explains how he would approach adapting Liz Nugent's chiller Lying in Wait.

Members & Public $10