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November 2017

‘Orlando Furioso, cinema and the challenge of fiction’ A Talk by Dr Stefano Jossa

November 13 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Bridge, Room 1001, First Floor, Hardiman Research Building,

Italian School of Languages, Literatures & Cultures The Moore Institute Presents; Stefano Jossa, Royal Holloway Orlando Furioso, cinema and the challenge of fiction Since C. S. Lewis famously compared Tolkien’s imagination to Ariosto’s on the blurb of the first edition of The Fellowship of the Ring (1954), the linking between Orlando Furioso, Tolkien’s trilogy, and cinema can easily be established and would prove a fruitful one. This paper will explore Orlando Furioso’s presence in film productions from the 1980s with…

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Galway City’s Sustainability Stories

November 15 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
O’Donoghue Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance, NUI Galway Ireland

On 15 November, NUI Galway will launch its Sustainability Strategy 2017-2020, which sets out a vision of establishing a leading green, smart and healthy campus. The strategy is the culmination of a long process of consultation with staff, students, and the wider community. To mark the occasion and to recognise the important community aspect of this initiative we are holding a special event called 'Galway City's Sustainability Stories'. Galway City was awarded the title European Green Leaf 2017 this year,…

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Public Lecture by Dr. Sandra Collins on ‘Memory Keeping in the Digital Age’

November 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Seminar Room G010, Hardiman Research Building,

Wednesday, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Nov 15th 2017 The James Hardiman Library are hosting a public lecture by Dr. Sandra Collins, Director of the National Library of Ireland: Title: Memory Keeping in the Digital Age Date: Wednesday 15 November 2017 Time: 1300 (lunch will be available from 1230) Venue: Room G011, Hardiman Research Building, NUI Galway Register for the event here Sandra will talk about the digital collecting programme of the National Library of Ireland, and how these digital memories can be…

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EDEN: Autumn Peer Review Workshop

November 16 @ 1:00 pm
The Bridge, Room 1001, First Floor, Hardiman Research Building,

It’s that time of year again! We are pleased to announce the Autumn 2017 EDEN Peer Review workshop, to be held on Thursday, November 16th, 1300, in the Bridge room. This is an excellent chance to get feedback on works in progress in any form and at any stage of development. Whether it is a chapter draft, a journal article or a conference paper take the opportunity to run your writing by a warm and supportive audience of your peers!…

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Gender Arc International Guest Lecture “Jessica Lynn’s Transgender Journey”

November 16 @ 2:00 pm
The Bridge, Room 1001, First Floor, Hardiman Research Building,

Gender Arc at NUI Galway is pleased to host an International Guest Lecture  "Jessica Lynn's Transgender Journey"  Time/Date: 2pm Thurs 16 November, 2017 Venue: The Bridge (Room 1001), The Hardiman Research Building, NUI Galway  All welcome! Description: Professional speaker and transgender advocate Jessica Lynn is renowned for her dynamic and refreshingly honest speaking style. She is consistently in demand internationally and travels to colleges, universities, and other speaking engagements to educate and inform attendees on the transgender experience. Ms. Lynn…

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CAMPS Lab

November 17 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Bridge, Room 1001, First Floor, Hardiman Research Building,

Friday 17th November: Siobhán Armstrong: Irish Wire Strung harp (Title TBC) Light Lunch Served

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Explore your Archive- Library Event

November 22 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
The Bridge, Room 1001, First Floor, Hardiman Research Building,

James Hardiman Library invites you to Explore your Archive   Wednesday 22nd November 11:30-13:00  (Bridge Room), Hardiman Research Building Four of NUIG Library Archivists will give a 10-minute talk (see below) and you will have an opportunity to view exhibits and ask questions. Tea/Coffee will be served from 11:30 Please book here Muintir na Tíre Periodical literature – Fiona Kearney Sir Peter Freyer - Kieran Hoare The Rynne Family Archive: Ireland Through Generations - Barry Houlihan Michael Maurice O'Shaughnessy: Engineering the…

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Graduate Research Seminars in History – Ian Kenneally

November 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Bridge, Room 1001, First Floor, Hardiman Research Building,

22 Nov  Ian Kenneally (NUIG) Editing the first draft of history – the challenge of producing Ireland's Revolution Papers, 2016-17.

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“Office Hours” Drop-in Service

November 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Bridge Room 1001 First Floor Hardiman Research Building, Ireland

For postgraduate research students and academic staff with questions or ideas about: Using digital technologies to support research Communicating and promoting their work Accessing funding to enable their work. Meet with staff from the Moore Institute, Whitaker Institute, NUI Galway Library and the Research Office. No appointment is necessary. From 12pm - 1pm in The Bridge, Room 1001, First Floor, Hardiman Research Building.

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EDEN: Write Club

November 23 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
The Bridge, Room 1001, First Floor, Hardiman Research Building,

EDEN: Early Doctorate Exchange Network Thursday, 23 November, 2017 5:00-6:30 PM, Room 1001 Introducing… The first rule of Write Club is everyone writes at Write Club. The second rule of Write Club is everyone writes at Write Club. The third rule of Write Club… Dr Ian Walsh established Write Club two years ago as a weekly writing group. Usually held in the O’Donoghue Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance on Thursday and Friday mornings, EDEN is bringing Write Club to…

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