Webinar Series: Interculturalism, Literature and the Arts in Ireland

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 16:30 to 17:30

You are all warmly invited to the English Department's ‘Interculturalism, Literature and the Arts in Ireland’ autumn webinar series, organised by Dr Rita Sakr. The webinars will explore the connections among literary/artistic practice and the promotion of diversity, intercultural awareness and dialogue, human rights, and equality in the creative sector. 

Guest speakers:

7th October, 4.30 - 5.30 pm: Mary Moynihan, Artistic Director of Smashing Times International Centre for the Arts & Equality

11th November 4.30 - 5.30 pm: Sinéad Mac Aodha, Director of Literature Ireland (a conversation co-hosted with Oisín Fagan, MU English Writer-in-Residence)

18th November 4.30 - 5.30 pm: Alison Lyons, Director of Dublin UNESCO City of Literature

The first conversation on 7th October will feature Mary Moynihan, award-winning writer, director, theatre and film-maker, interdisciplinary artist, Artistic Director of Smashing Times International Centre for the Arts and Equality and Artistic Curator for the annual Dublin Arts and Human Rights festival implemented by Smashing Times and Front Line Defenders in partnership with organisations including Amnesty International, Fighting Words, NWCI, Irish Modern Dance Theatre and Poetry Ireland. 

Please click here to book for the first event on 7th October with Mary Moynihan.