Islands of the Mind Festival, Corfu: 23-28 June 2019

We are now taking final bookings for the ISLANDS OF THE MIND literary and scientific festival, in Corfu, Greece, 23-28 June. Full details of the festival, including keynote speakers and festival programme available here: ISLANDSprogramme13.2.19 To secure one of the remaining places at the festival, please send an email to: durrelllibrarycorfu@gmail.com. ——————————————————————- The Durrell School/Library has always attracted the enquiring

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Symposium: Musical Theatre in Ireland, 3,200 BCE to 1922

“Musical Theatre in Ireland, 3,200BCE to 1922: History, Theory, and Performance” Booking and schedule now available online. Free, but booking essential. Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/symposium-musical-theatre-in-ireland-tickets-55962409072  symposium- MT in Ireland- 8 March 19- BOOKING INFO SCHEDULE- Associated Event: ‘Irish Musical Instruments from Prehistory to the Middle Ages’ Lecture-presentation, including the chance to play accurate replicas. Sat 9th March 2019, ACD Dublin, 9:30-12:00 (150

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Conference on J. M. Synge in Ankara, Turkey

“One Day, J.M. Synge…” Conference in Ankara, Turkey Friday 23 November 2018 On Friday 23 November, “One Day, J.M. Synge…” conference will take place in Ankara, Turkey, at the Hacettepe University. The symposium is organized by the Hacettepe University Department of English Language and Literature and by the Embassy of Ireland in Turkey. The event is at its 8th edition

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Women Writing Ireland: Celebration of the 250th Anniversary of Maria Edgeworth

Women writing Ireland A panel discussion with Marina Carr, Claire Kilroy, Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin, Éilís Ní Dhuibhne Women writing Ireland is a panel discussion with four Irish women writers to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the birth of Maria Edgeworth.   This event will open with a talk on Edgeworth’s significance by Claire Connolly MRIA, School of English, UCC; a cultural historian

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Irish Humanities Alliance Conference 22-23 November

Bodies of Date: Intersecting Medical and Digital Humanities Royal Irish Academy and UCD Humanities Institute 22-23 November 2018 Keynote Lecture:  “Epidemics and Emotions: An Exploration in Digital Humanities” (Prof. Samuel K Cohn, University of Glasgow) Samuel Cohn, Jr. is Professor of Medieval History at the University of Glasgow, an Honorary Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Humanities (University of

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Book Launch: The Gate Theatre, Dublin: Inspiration and Craft

The Gate Theatre, Dublin: Inspiration and Craft Edited by David Clare, Des Lally, and Patrick Lonergan Co-published by Carysfort Press (Dublin) /Peter Lang (Oxford)   The book will be launched at the Dublin City Library and Archives, 138/144 Pearse Street, Dublin 2, on Friday, 26 October 2018 at 6pm. The guest speaker will be Katy Hayes (UCD/The Irish Independent), and the DCLA’s beautiful exhibition

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Book Launch: Irish Questions and Jewish Questions

Irish Questions and Jewish Questions: Crossovers in Culture Launch Speaker: Prof. Mary McAuliffe (University College Dublin) Irish Jewish Museum, Dublin 8, Republic of Ireland. Thursday 25th October, 7pm.   Table of Contents – Aidan Beatty & Dan O’Brien. Introduction: Irish Questions and Jewish Questions – Abby Bender. British Israelites, Irish Israelites, and the Ends of an Analogy – RM Douglas.

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‘Infamous, Influential, Beloved’: Irish Writers Celebrate Edna O’Brien

Join Frank McGuinness, Éilís Ní Dhuibhne, Sean O’Reilly, Danielle McLaughlin, and Louise Nealon as they read and respond to the work of Ireland’s greatest living novelist. Date and Location: Monday September 17th at 7pm in the Fitzgerald Chamber, UCD Student Centre (Enter from Clonskeagh Road: a visitor car park is located near the roundabout; Student Centre is the second building

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