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May 2020

G2020/NUIG: Conference: Translating the Neighbourhood: Migration, dialogue and spaces of translation in the 21st century

May 28 - May 29
Seminar Room G010, Hardiman Research Building,

Keynotes: Prof. Loredana Polezzi (Cardiff) – Prof. Sherry Simon (Concordia) Urban spaces have always been places of translation (Simon 2012; Meylaerts and Gonne 2014; Cronin and Simon 2014), where encounters between languages and cultures have given birth to both conflict and exchange. In the last few decades, increasingly diverse urban environments have emerged, making coexistence between different communities a key contemporary issue. As a multi-disciplinary event, this conference explores urban spaces (cities and towns) as areas of translation, of dialogue…

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June 2020

Art and Digital Technology in a Time of Crisis – Covid-19 Response webinar

June 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The current public health restrictions implemented in many regions around the world, such as social distancing, have led to increased reliance on digital technologies. Creative work is no exception. In this panel, artistic practitioners and scholars discuss how the current crisis informs engagement with digital technology along with the possibilities and limitations of creative practice that arise at this time. Participants Dr. Leonie Bradbury (Emerson College) Prof. Noel Fitzpatrick (TU Dublin/Gradcam) Dr. Conor McGarrigle (TU Dublin) Dr. Máiréad Ní Chróinín…

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CASSCS New Professors’ Inaugural Lecture Series: Professor AnnMarie Groarke

June 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

'What Enhances or Hinders Psychological Adjustment to Chronic Illness for women and men?  A programme of research' Prof. AnnMarie Groarke Personal Professor, School of Psychology Professor AnnMarie Groarke will present key results from her programme of research on psychological adjustment in patients with cancer and arthritis. Given individual variability in response to diagnosis and treatment of illness the focus of this research has been to identify factors that enhance or disrupt adaptation.  Specifically, it highlights the importance of stress appraisal and stress…

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