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October 2018

Gender Arc Research Seminar: “Literary Witnesses to Gender-Based Violence in Revolutionary Ireland”

October 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Bridge, Room 1001, First Floor, Hardiman Research Building,

Gender Arc Research Seminar   "Literary Witnesses to Gender-Based Violence in Revolutionary Ireland"   By Síobhra Aiken 1-2 pm, Thursday 4 October The Hardiman Research Building, R1001 (the Bridge Room)  

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New Professors’ Inaugural Lecture Series: An t-Ollamh Tadhg Ó hIfearnáin

October 4 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Seminar Room G010, Hardiman Research Building,

An dúchas, an anaithnideacht agus an seachadadh teanga  /  Nativeness, anonymity and language transmission An t-Ollamh Tadhg Ó hIfearnáin, Ollamh Bunaithe le Nua-Ghaeilge   Ina léacht, pléifidh an t-Ollamh Ó hIfearnáin trí choincheap atá go mór chun tosaigh i ndíospóireachtaí shochtheangeolaíocht na mionteangacha agus déanfaidh critic orthu i bhfianaise obair allamuigh i gcomhthéacs na Gaeilge. Rinne na glúine de chanúineolaithe, antraipeolaithe agus de bhéaloideasóirí nasc idir an dúchas agus an bharántúlacht. Coincheap idé-eolaíochtúil atá sa bharántúlacht ina samhlaítear teanga mar…

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Comhdháil ar Litríocht agus Chultúr na Gaeilge 2018

October 5 - October 6
Aras na Gaeilge NUIG, Ireland

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Breaking the Boundaries of Italian Arts. Introducing Italy’s videoartists by Clodagh Brook, Trinity College Dublin

October 11 @ 6:00 pm
The Hardiman Building G011 seminar room, Ireland

Clodagh Brook, Trinity College Dublin Breaking the Boundaries of Italian Arts.  Introducing Italy’s videoartists   This paper explores what motivated Italian writers and artists to shatter the borders and radically question the identity of their artforms in late 20th-century Italy. My case study here introduces some Italian videoartists, situating their questioning of artforms in a longer history that stretches back at least to Italian futurism. The talk presents the work of the AHRC project, Interdisciplinary Italy: Interart/Intermedia 1900-2020 (www.interdisciplinaryitaly.org).  …

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ILLUSTRATED TALK: Helena Molony (1883-1967) – Modern Irishwomen Lecture Series

October 13 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Education Room, Galway City Museum,

Aimee Plunkett discusses republican, feminist and trade union activist Helena Molony. Aimee Plunkett works for the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and is a former historical tour guide at the GPO Witness History Visitor Centre. 1918 was a landmark year for women in Ireland and Britain, with legislation beginning the process of their inclusion in politics. Famously, in December 1918, Constance de Markievicz became the first women elected to the British House of Commons, only to abstain from…

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Creative Coding Meet-up

October 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Bridge Room 1001 First Floor Hardiman Research Building, Ireland

This semester we're going to run a weekly session for those interested in learning "creative coding". This approach is a good way for those without any coding experience to develop a foundation in programming. The sessions will use online resources (see below) to guide self-directed learning. Creative coding is a different discipline than programming systems. The goal is to create something expressive instead of something functional. Interaction design, information visualization and generative art are all different types of creative coding…

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Embassy of Slovak Republic and Embassy of the Czech Republic: 100th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Czechoslovakia

October 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The River Room, AS203, Arts/Science Building,

NUI Galway’s 5th Annual Medieval Studies Lecture: “Hidden Sins: Miraculous Mind Reading and the Confessional”

October 17 @ 7:00 pm
O hEocha Theatre (Arts Millennium Building 250),

"Hidden Sins: Miraculous Mind Reading and the Confessional"  Barbara Newman, Professor of English, Religious Studies and Classics Northwestern University   Shortly after the Fourth Lateran Council in 1215 mandated annual confession for all Christians, a new type of miracle began to appear in saints' Lives. Holy women and a few lay brothers--but curiously, not priests--came to be credited with miraculous mind reading. They could discern hidden, unconfessed sins by telepathy or clairvoyance, a potent form of knowledge that they used for…

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SSRC Visiting Fellow Lecture titled the ‘Agrarian Fascism Innovation Paradigm in Spain between 1939 -1955’ by Bruno Esperante Paramos

October 19 @ 1:00 pm
Room 333, 2nd Floor, Áras Moyola,

On 19 October the Social Sciences Research Centre (SSRC) is hosting a talk by Bruno Esperante Paramos  titled the ‘Agrarian Fascism Innovation Paradigm in Spain between 1939 -1955’. The talk will consider the main agrarian policies of Francoist Spain in war and peace, focusing especially on policies aimed at motorizing agriculture via the introduction of tractors.  All are welcome.  About the Author: Bruno Esperante Paramos is a visiting research fellow at the Trinity Centre for Environmental Humanities. He is about…

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3DCamp Galway: Special Guest Pete McNally: “Creating versatile materials with Photogrammetry”

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Bridge Room 1001 First Floor Hardiman Research Building, Ireland

Pete McNally is a Dublin based Senior Designer/3D Generalist with Microsoft. He has worked in the Irish Game and TV industries for over 15 years, at companies like Emmy award-winning Havok and twice Oscar nominated Brown Bag Films. Pete blogs about his experiments in 3D Art at www.petemcnally.com and his work has been featured on Sketchfab and 80Level. Register to attend at 3DCamp's Meetup page. About 3DCamp 3DCamp Galway is a group for anyone interested in any aspect of 3D technology (software…

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