Fail Better: presented by Poet in the City. 17th February, 7.30pm.

‘to be an artist is to fail, as no other dare fail’ Writing in a time of global change and at the intersection of literary modernism and postmodernism, Samuel Beckett’s work was preoccupied with the failure of language to express the human condition. Resolved to finding a way for language to ‘fail better’, Beckett’s writing ripped up convention and created

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Book Launch Shakespeare’s Body Language: Shaming Gestures and Gender Politics on the Renaissance Stage by Dr Miranda Thomas; with guest lecture by Dr Farah Karim-Cooper, Samuel Beckett Centre, Trinity, 3rd December, 5pm

You are warmly invited to attend a special event at the Samuel Beckett Theatre, Trinity College Dublin, on Tuesday 3rd December 2019 at 5pm. Dr Farah Karim-Cooper (Head of Higher Education and Research, Shakespeare’s Globe, UK) will be giving a talk as part of the Whitfield Visiting Lecture Series, with a lecture entitled ‘Racialising Mortality in Early Visual Culture and

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Launch: Digital Exhibition ‘The Poetics of Print: The Private Press Tradition & Irish Poetry’. 6pm 26th November 2019 Neil Lecture Theatre, Trinity Long Room Hub

You are cordially invited to the launch of the digital exhibition The Poetics of Print: The Private Press Tradition & Irish Poetry 6pm 26th November 2019 Neil Lecture Theatre, Trinity Long Room Hub Dr Conor Linnie & Professor Eve Patten, School of English, Trinity College Dublin Special guest Dr Linda King, Department of Design & Visual Arts,Dún Laoghaire Institute of

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Special Symposium: Celebrating Siobhán McKenna. O’Donoghue Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance, NUI Galway. November 15th, 2019, 9.45-16.15

Celebrating Siobhán McKenna Symposium O’Donoghue Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance, NUI Galway. November 15th, 2019  9.45-16.15 Following on from the official launch of the Siobhán McKenna Archives at NUI Galway this symposium includes: ‘Women Theatre-makers Now!’ A panel discussion on the position of women theatre-makers four years after the Waking the Feminists campaign was started to advocate for equality for women

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Locos Por Lorca: An Irish Celebration of the Great Spanish Poet. 8 November 2019, 10am-1pm. Aula García Lorca, Facultad de Filosofía y Letras, Universidad de Granada.

LOCOS POR LORCA: AN IRISH CELEBRATION OF THE GREAT SPANISH POET 8 NOVEMBER 2019. 10:00-13:00. Aula García Lorca, Facultad de Filosofía y Letras, Universidad de Granada. ORGANIZED BY: Granada Centre of Irish Studies, Irish Embassy, Departamento de Filologías Inglesa y Alemana de la Universidad De Granada, Máster Universitario en Literatura y Lingüística Inglesa. PROGRAMME: 10:00 a.m. Opening ceremony. Introduction 10:15.

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Modernist Studies Ireland: Works in Progress Seminar: “Non-Canonical Modernism(s)”. Monday, October 21st, 4pm. Maynooth University.

Modernist Studies Ireland are delighted to announce their Works in Progress Seminar on Monday, October 21st at 4pm. The event will take place in the Arts and Humanities Institute Seminar Room (Iontas Building, 1.33). This will be the first Modernist Studies Ireland event to be hosted outside of NUI Galway, where all of the organisation’s founding members are based. The

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Irish Humanities Alliance ‘By Imagination We Live’: A Strategy for the Humanities, 2020-2030′ launched by Professor Dame Marina Warner, 6.15pm, 6 November, Royal Irish Academy.

The Irish Humanities Alliance (IHA) is pleased to announce the Launch of ‘By Imagination We Live’: A Strategy for the Humanities, 2020-2030by Professor Dame Marina Warner, writer, literary critic and Professor of English and Creative Writing at Birkbeck College. The lunch will take place at 6.15pm, on Wednesday 6 November 2019, in the Royal Irish Academy. The IHA was formed in 2013 to address the

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NUIG Symposium and Book Launch: Performance, the Archive and Digital Memory

Here are details of a forthcoming symposium and book launch taking place at NUI Galway, on Thursday 24th October. The Symposium is entitled “Performance and the Archive: Presence, Absence, and Digital Memory.” There will also be a book launch of a new volume of essays: “Navigating Ireland’s Theatre Archive: Theory, Practice, Performance, to be launched by Historian Catriona Crowe. The link

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Launch of New Publication on Richard Murphy

Making Integral: Critical Essays on Richard Murphy Benjamin Keatinge Cork University Press Richard Murphy’s poetry is central to the evolution of Irish poetry since 1950. These original essays offer new insights into Murphy’s poetic preoccupations – love and loss, nature and solitude, history and inheritance – showing how Richard Murphy’s life and work follow the contours of modern Ireland. With

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Introducing Project ERIN: Thomas Moore in Europe

ERIN documents two of Thomas Moore’s song series – the Irish Melodies (1808-1834) and National Airs (1818-1827) – as well as music inspired by his ‘oriental romance’ Lalla Rookh (1817). ERIN enables the user to track the production and dissemination of these works in Europe, from their respective dates of creation through to 1880. Any contributors to this process (composers, arrangers, editors, illustrators, engravers, publishers, etc.)

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