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September 2017

‘The Irish in Latin America’ A seminar and exhibition launch

September 13 @ 3:00 pm
The Bridge Room 1001 First Floor Hardiman Research Building, Ireland

  Speakers: Dr. Margaret Brehony (NUIG) The challenges of writing the Irish into Latin American History   Prof. Nuala Finnegan (UCC) Framing Irishness: Reflections on the Irish in Latin America Exhibition   Prof. Bill Richardson (NUIG) Borges and Ireland     3:00pm Wednesday 13th September Bridge Seminar Room Hardiman Research Building

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In Conversation with Bob Quinn

September 14 @ 2:30 pm
‘Huston Main’, Huston School of Film & Digital Media, NUI Galway Ireland

In Conversation with Bob Quinn ‘Huston Main’, Huston School of Film & Digital Media, Thursday September 14th, 2:30pm James Thurber wrote of himself: 'Easy to rouse, he is hard to quiet and people usually just go away.' The same might be said of Bob Quinn. Under the title 'Cinegael', and for nearly four decades, in words and images, Bob Quinn has recorded life in the West of Ireland, especially in the Conamara Gaeltacht. He has been called a 'talented eccentric'…

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‘Paddy Trench: Galwegian, activist and artist’: ICHLC seminar

September 14 @ 4:00 pm
The Bridge, Room 1001, First Floor, Hardiman Research Building,

‘Paddy Trench: Galwegian, activist and artist’:  ICHLC seminar followed by drinks reception to mark donation of significant archival material. 14 September, 4 pm, The Bridge, Hardiman Building, NUI Galway. The first seminar of the Irish Centre for the Histories of the Labour and Class (Moore Institute) for the 2017-18 academic year takes place next Thursday, 14 September, at 4 pm in The Bridge (Room 1001), Hardiman Research Building, NUI Galway. The subject is Paddy Trench, and the speaker is his nephew, Brian Trench (School…

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“At School with The Man Who Knew Too Much” A Lecture by Murray Pomerance

September 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
‘Huston Main’, Huston School of Film & Digital Media, NUI Galway Ireland

“At School with The Man Who Knew Too Much” A Lecture by Murray Pomerance Sponsored by the Discipline of English and the Huston School of Film & Digital Media 15 September 2017, from 2-4 pm in Huston Main Murray Pomerance is Professor in the Department of Sociology at Ryerson University. He is the author of The Man Who Knew Too Much (BFI, 2016), A King of Infinite Space (Oberon, 2017), Moment of Action: Riddles of Cinematic Performance (Rutgers, 2016), Marnie…

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EDEN – Teaching Advice Session

September 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Bridge, Room 1001, First Floor, Hardiman Research Building,

Tuesday September 19th, 1-2pm in the Bridge Room - Teaching Advice Session Bring your lunch and yourselves to this lunchtime session on teaching advice, hosted by EDEN. We will be joined by Dr. Miriam Haughton (Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance), Professor Lionel Pilkington (School of English), a representative from CELT (Centre of Excellence for Teaching and Learning), and Dr. Sarah Corrigan (Classics). They will be talking us through various aspects of teaching across disciplines and levels. There will be…

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Digital Scholarship Seminar – “Laugh and be fat: remapping the literary canon with the Digital Miscellanies Index” A talk by Abigail Williams

September 21 @ 1:00 pm
Seminar Room GO10, Ground Floor, Hardiman Research Building,

The opening event of the Autumn 2017 series of Digital Scholarship Seminar takes place on Thursday 21 September at 1pm, and features a talk on digital representations of popular early modern poetry collections by Abigail Williams of the University of Oxford. Prof Williams discusses the Digital Miscellanies Index, a Leverhulme-funded online database which can be used to track the changing fortunes of poems, authors and genres in compilations published across the period 1580-1780. As ever, all are welcome. 1pm |…

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Öcalan’s Book: “Capitalism: ‘The Age of Unmasked Gods and Naked Kings’ Manifesto for a Democratic Civilization by Havin Guneser

September 21 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
The Bridge, Room 1001, First Floor, Hardiman Research Building,

ÖCALAN’S BOOK: “CAPITALISM THE AGE OF UNMASKED GODS AND NAKED KINGS. MANIFESTO FOR A DEMOCRATIC CIVILIZATION”  Presentation by Havin Guneser Journalist and Activist   Thursday 21st of September 2017, 1:30-2:30 pm The Bridge Room 1001, First Floor Hardiman Research Building (main library), NUIG Sponsored by the Irish Centre for Human Rights   This presentation will focus upon the Kurdish struggle, the PKK (Kurdistan's Workers Party) and Abdullah Öcalan, who is the founding political leader of the PKK. Öcalan has been imprisoned since 1999 on Imrali…

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‘Animation in Ireland’- With Heather Grace Mills

September 21 @ 2:30 pm
Huston School of Film & Digital Media, NUI Galway Ireland

'Animation in Ireland'-  With Heather Grace Mills Thursday Sep 21, 2.30pm, Huston School of Film & Digital Media, NUI Galway     Heather Grace Mills is an Animation Producer and Line Producer working for Telegael in Connemara, in the West of Ireland. A graduate of both GMIT (BA Film & TV Production) and NUIG (MA Film Studies: Theory and Practice), Heather has worked in Animation Production for more than a decade across a range of animation formats including traditional 2D animation, 3D-CGI,…

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CAMPS Lab

September 22 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Bridge, Room 1001, First Floor, Hardiman Research Building,

Friday 22nd September: Literary Windows: Imitative Series and Clusters from Classical to Early Modern Literature. A round table discussion featuring Michael Clarke, Yiannis Doukas, Peter Kelly, and Lindsay Ann Reid Light Lunch served  

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Culture Night

September 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Seminar Room GO10, Ground Floor, Hardiman Research Building,

This year’s culture night takes place on the 22 September. Culture night is an annual all-island public event that celebrates culture, creativity and the arts. The James Hardiman Library is holding an evening of talks and an exhibition to celebrate culture. The focus of the talks is on community development with the focus on materials from the Muintir na Tíre collection as well as volumes from the 19th century printed collections. The James Hardiman Library’s collections hold a rich source…

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