The Dillwyn Project provides talks and organises public events
(by Kirsti Bohata, unless otherwise stated)
15 February, 2017 'Love and Protest: the fiction of Amy Dillwyn' at Pride and Prejudice: A Symposium for LGBT+ History Month 2017'
In honour of LGBT History Month, the LGBT+ Staff Network at Swansea University present a Symposium focusing on the historical representation of LGBT+ people in history, literature, the media and politics organised by Cath Elms and Dr Alys Einion, Network Co-Chairs. The event will be held at Swansea University on the 15 February 2017, and will include keynote speakers from the LGBT+ community, researchers, academics, authors and individuals combining to provide an insight into the varied and valuable history of LGBT+ people. The event will also include a panel discussion on the importance of recognising and celebrating LGBT+ history.
6 April. 2017 'Amy Dillwyn - an illustrated talk on her life and career' Abergavenny History Society
April 26, 2017 'Pioneers and Radicals: the Dillwyn family’s transatlantic tradition of dissent and innovation' (Dr Kirsti Bohata)
The Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion The Medical Society of London, Cavendish Square, London
Recent events include:
14 February 2015: 'Now you see her...: Lesbian literature from Wales' by Kirsti Bohata at the National Waterfront Museum. A talk on representations of lesbians in literature from Wales from the nineteenth century to post-devolution Wales, including Amy Dillwyn's novels.
'Amy Dillwyn: Loving Women in a Man's World', LGBT Month talk, 15 February 2014, National Waterfront Museum
'Amy Dillwyn: Pioneer', Swansea Branch of the Historical Association, 18 May, 2013, National Waterfront Museum
'Amy Dillwyn: industrialist, novelist, feminist', International Women's Day, Morgan's Hotel, Swansea, 8 March, 2013
'Amy Dillwyn: love and life', Port Talbot History Society, 5 December, 2012
Dillwyn Day: Science Culture Society, 22 June 2012, National Waterfront Museum
Amy Dillwyn and The Rebecca Rioter: A Literary Tour, 21 July 2012
Bicentenary of the birth of John Dillwyn Llewelyn 2010: 2010 JDL events. This year was the bicentenary of the birth of John Dillwyn Llewelyn and a full programme of events to mark this anniversary took place. Visit the web-page: Events in 2010.
February 2010, Swansea University launched the digital editions (transcriptions) of the diaries of Lewis Weston Dillwyn (1778–1855) and Lewis Llewelyn Dillwyn (1814-1892).