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November 2020

Webinar: Q&A with Lisa Barros D’Sa and Glenn Leyburn

November 17, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online,

Huston School of Film & Digital Media and The Moore Institute at NUI Galway present a Q&A with Lisa Barros D’Sa and Glenn Leyburn, directors of IFTA Best Film 2020 "Ordinary Love". Registration The session will take place live on Zoom - please register to attend at: https://tinyurl.com/y55we38l. It will also be broadcast live on the Moore Institute's Facebook page.

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Sport, Film, and National Culture

November 19, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online,

The webinar will mark the launch of landmark new book ‘Sport, Film and National Culture’, edited by NUI Galway academic Dr Seán Crosson. NUI Galway’s Moore Institute will host a webinar on Sport, Film, and National Culture on Thursday, 19 November, at 4pm to mark the launch of a major new volume on this theme edited by Dr Seán Crosson of the University’s Huston School of Film & Digital Media and leader of the Sport and Exercise Research Group in…

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Centre for Applied Linguistics and Multilingualism (CALM) Seminar Series: ‘Making research meaningful for multilingual parents’

November 19, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online,

Dr Mary-Pat O’Malley Keighran, Lecturer in Speech & Language Therapy, NUI Galway In this webinar, Mary-Pat will talk about ways in which research into multilingual speech and language development and disorders can be made accessible and meaningful to parents faced with persisting myths about raising multilingual children. For more information about Mary-Pat’s work, see www.talknua.com. Hosted by the Moore Institute. ‌Please register in advance at this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ygXo5hNgRAS5zhFjCzLwxw

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Imagine Ageing: Ageing Masculinities in Irish Literature and Culture

November 20, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Online,

This online workshop, organised in association with the Moore Institute, NUI Galway follows our earlier webinar and is part of the pan-European project Mascage: Representations of Masculinities and Ageing in Contemporary European Literatures and Cinemas (2019-2022).  Its aim is to present and discuss work-in-progress for a planned collection Ageing Masculinities in Irish Literature and Culture. Attending If you are interested in attending this workshop or getting involved with the project, please send an email to tony.tracy@nuigalway.ie and michaela.schrage-frueh@nuigalway.ie to receive further information.   Programme Workshop “Imagine Ageing: Ageing Masculinities in…

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Webinar: Remembering Michael Moran: NUI Galway marks the centenary of a campus tragedy

November 24, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Online,

On the evening of 24 November 1920, Michael Moran – a prominent republican in the Tuam area – was shot and killed on the campus of University College Galway, allegedly while ‘trying to escape’ from the custody of Auxiliaries. When the shooting took place, Moran was being escorted from the police barracks in Eglinton Street to the temporary barracks of the 17th Lancers (now the O’Donoghue Centre and College Bar area). To mark the centenary of the tragedy on the campus,…

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Art & Environment Book Launch and Webinar

November 25, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Online,

Earth Writings: Bogs, Forest, Fields, Gardens, edited by Karen E. Till  8pm, Wednesday 25th November 2020   Dublin Art Book Fair,  in association with the Centre for Irish Studies and Moore Institute, NUI Galway.  To register go to: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_uayxddBfSwSXjVlwkCSRzg  We live in an earth facing ecological and climate crises, species extinctions, and global pandemics. How can we repair our collapsing environments? Learn from the creative practices of four artists working in Ireland – Monica de Bath, Cathy Fitzgerald, Pauline O’Connell and Seoidín O’Sullivan…

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December 2020

Centre for Applied Linguistics and Multilingualism (CALM) Seminar Series: ‘Artificial intelligence approaches to multilinguality’

December 10, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online,

Dr John McCrae, Lecturer at Data Science Institute and Insight Centre for Data Analytics, NUI Galway In this webinar, Dr John McCrae will talk about the use of artificial intelligence for issues in multilinguality. The talk will give an overview of AI applications, including machine translation, that are useful for this and a particular focus will be on the application of AI to minority languages and historical linguistics. We will also cover work on the development of computer-assisted language learning systems.…

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Launch of Sean-Nós Singer in Residence, Centre for Irish Studies, 2021

December 10, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Online,

Seoladh Amhránaí Sean-Nóis Cónaitheach, Ionad Léann na hÉireann, 2021 Saileog Ní Cheannabháin Déardaoin, 10 Nollaig, 2020 ag 7.30 i.n.   Launch of Sean-Nós Singer in Residence, Centre for Irish Studies, 2021 Saileog Ní Cheannabháin Thursday, 10 December, 2020 at 7.30pm Attendance The launch recording will be available on the Moore Institute's YouTube channel, or you can watch it below.  

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Book Launch – Justin Tonra, Write My Name: Authorship in the Poetry of Thomas Moore

December 17, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online,

Join us for the launch of Justin Tonra’s book on Thomas Moore (1779–1852), the first monograph devoted to a celebrated poet, best known for Irish Melodies, and the major poet writing in Ireland before Yeats. Launching the book are: Prof. Matthew Campbell (York) Prof. Claire Connolly (Cork) Prof. Sean Ryder, Head of the School of English & Creative Arts at NUI Galway To attend please register via: https://bit.ly/WMNLAUNCH

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January 2021

Covid 19 and the new year’s challenges: vaccines, variants and critical care

January 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online,

The start of 2021 has seen a deepening of the Covid-19 crisis in Ireland, Europe, and around the world. Leading authorities (Mike Ryan, Anne Moore and Alistair Nichol) will discuss major challenges, ranging from vaccines to variants and critical care. Panellists: Prof. Anne Moore (University College Cork) Prof. Alistair Nichol (University College Dublin and St. Vincent's University Hospital) Dr. Mike Ryan (World Health Organization) Chair: Prof. Patricia Kearney (University College Cork To attend, please register on: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/covid-19-and-the-new-years-challenges-vaccines-variants-critical-care-tickets-135697004393

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