SEMINAR: Professor David Throsby

Seminar with Professor David Throsby: Monday 10 June 2024 12-1pm, Studio 1, O’Donoghue Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance, University of Galway David Throsby is Distinguished Professor of Economics at Macquarie University. He holds a Master’s degree from the University of Sydney and a PhD from the London School of Economics. He is internationally recognised for his research and writing

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NEI LECTURE: Stage Sets and “theatrical nationhood” in the Irish Literary Revival

NEI Digital Lecture Stage Sets and “theatrical nationhood” in the Irish Literary Revival Professor Shaun Richards (Staffordshire University) Chair: Beatriz Kopschitz Bastos (PPGI-NEI-UFSC) 28th May 2pm Brazil 6pm Ireland Live on PPGI UFSC YouTube Channel NEI Digital Lectures aim to discuss aspects of the annual themes explored by Núcleo de Estudos Irlandeses (NEI) at UFSC. 2024 is dedicated to the

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PUBLICATION: RISE 7.1 Remapping Irish Literary and Cultural Landscapes in the Mid-Twentieth Century 

The new issue of RISE is now available on the RISE platform | Click here to read This themed issue of RISE seeks to remap the Irish literary and cultural landscapes in the middle decades of the twentieth century. It defines this period as from the 1930s to the 1970s — roughly coinciding with the conservative years of ‘de Valera’s

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EVENT: Joseph Valente and the Problem of Justice.

The UB Department of English cordially invites youto celebrate the career ofJoseph ValenteUB Distinguished Professor of English and Disability StudiesThursday, April 25, 3:00-5:00pmPoetry Collection, 420 Capen Hall In honor of this occasion, renowned Joyce scholar Maud Ellmann, Randy L. and Melvin R. Berlin Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago, will deliver a talk entitled “Joseph Valente and the

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EXHIBITION: Photographs and Archives of McGahern Country

A Deep Well of Want: Photographs and Archives of McGahern Country – A New Exhibition Event: Exhibition Opening as part of Cúirt Festival 2024 Date: 24th April Time: 4pm-5pm Venue: Room G10, Hardiman Building, University of Galway Q and A discussion with the curators, moderated by Professor Tom Inglis (McGahern Barracks Museum) This new exhibition of photographs by Paul Butler documents

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EVENT: EFACIS Book Club

May 8, from 8 to 10pm CET, on zoom Elaine Feeney – How to Build a Boat (2023) Introduction by Prof. Katharina Rennhak (Bergische Universität Wuppertal) The EFACIS book club aims to introduce readers to highlights of Irish literature, both past and present. The book club sessions predominantly focus on contemporary fiction (and, indeed, mostly books that were published in the past 2-3 years) or discuss

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EVENT: PhD Lunch Break

The next PhD Lunch Break is on 30 April, 1-2pm CET, on zoom. Organised by EFACIS, this is aimed specifically at PhD students. The event is an opportunity to meet fellow graduate students, share your research, discover new opportunities in academia or simply discuss every-day or long-term concerns you may have as PhD students. For registration and Zoom link, please

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EVENT: Theorising Research Ecologies? An Environmental Humanities Symposium

Seminar Room H204 (and online), UCD Humanities Institute, 9:00 – 17:00 (IST), Thursday 11th April, University College Dublin.   How can the environmental humanities expand to consider ‘research environment’ as a form of environment? How do factors such as location, networking, and digital space matter to the environmental critic? Does turning a critical lens to our laptops, desks, or travel choices augment

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PODCAST: Scott McKendry in conversation with Alex Alonso and Jessica Bundschuh 

In his conversation with Alex Alonso and Jessica Bundschuh, Scott McKendry talks about and reads from his recently published poetry volume GUB. He discusses the new orthography he designed for his North Belfast accent in this volume; the importance of dialects and his research on dialect in Irish poetry; the balance between the serious subjects and the irreverent spirit of his

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