Dr Sinéad Kennedy from the English Department at Maynooth University will be discussing activism and the role of storytelling in the Yes campaign to repeal the eighth amendment at the Galway International Arts Festival's thought leadership platform, First Thought Talks on Saturday 27th July 2019.
When: Saturday, 27 July 2019
Academic staff will be available for consultation on Wednesday 3 July from 10am to 12:30pm and 2pm to 4pm.
When: Wednesday, 03 July 2019
Tracing the political, personal, and poetic meanings of the term displacement, Dr Catherine Gander, an expert in documentary aesthetics and artistic forms of resistance, explores how, in Doris Salcedo’s artworks, the traumas of displacement take physical form.
When: Tuesday, 02 July 2019
Join us on Thursday 20th June at 7pm for a special evening of music, reflection and performance at Maynooth University with The Webb Sisters, former backing vocalists to Leonard Cohen. Begin your summer with an evening at MU. Tickets cost €20 and a complimentary glass of wine on registration will get this entertaining and enlightening evening off to a great start.
When: Thursday, 20 June 2019
This lecture explores how we might recapture the full complexity of Renaissance Ireland. It introduces the MACMORRIS project, a four-year project funded by the Irish Research Council, which will map all the cultural players, working across cultures and languages, in the years when Ireland made its convulsive entry into modernity.
When: Thursday, 09 May 2019
‘Frankenstein's Monster? Images of disability in science fiction of the 1930s’
When: Monday, 29 April 2019
A special reading by two award-winning American poets, Erika Meitner and Wayne Miller, in discussion with Dr Catherine Gander.
When: Friday, 26 April 2019
‘Quality control: academic disciplines and the future of universities’
When: Monday, 08 April 2019
Readings by Kevin Breathnach and Arnold Fanning, introduced by Writer-in-Residence Christodoulos Makris
When: Wednesday, 06 March 2019
‘Sexual Politics, Bad Conscience, and Psychological Trauma in Percy Shelley’s The Cenci and Robert Browning’s The Ring and the Book’
When: Monday, 04 March 2019