Eibhear Walshe: Our Abiding City, Bowen, Espionage and the Second World War
In this talk, the Irish scholar Eibhear Walshe, of University College Cork, will be discussing his recent creative work on the 20th-century novelist Elizabeth Bowen.
Eibhear Walshe was born in Waterford, studied in Dublin, and now lives in Cork, where he lectures in the School of English at University College Cork and is director of creative writing. He has published in the area of memoir, literary criticism and biography, and his books include Kate O’Brien: A Writing Life, (2006), Oscar’s Shadow: Wilde and Ireland, (2012), and A Different Story: The Writings of Colm Tóibín (2013). His childhood memoir, Cissie’s Abattoir (2009) was broadcast on RTE’s Book on One. His novel, The Diary of Mary Travers (2014), was shortlisted for the Kerry Group Novel of the Year Award in 2015 and longlisted for the 2016 International Dublin Literary Award. He was associate editor, with Catherine Marshall, of Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks (2016), edited by Fintan O’Toole, which was shortlisted for the Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Award. His second novel on Handel will be published in 2019.
This event is sponsored by the Writing Program.
Apr 17, 7:30 PMEnvironmental Activism and Power Dynamics in Russia
Sociologist Kate Pride Brown discusses the history of environmental activism in the Lake Baikal region of Siberia and how corporate interests can burnish their public image by exploiting civic activist groups.Event Date:Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 7:30pm
Apr 4, 11:30 AM–12:30 PMArtist Talk Series: In Person with Ann Parker
This series of five talks includes discussions between James Oles and adjunct exhibitors Claudia Joskowicz and Daniela Rivera, and various artists in the exhibition Art_Latin_America: Against the Survey via Skype and in person.Event Date:Thursday, April 4, 2019 -11:30am to 12:30pm
Apr 25, 4:30 PMHomeland inSecurity: A Presentation by Mohamad Hafez
Syrian artist and architect Mohamad Hafez shares a personal view of forced migration through mixed and multi-media sculptures representing Middle Eastern streetscapes and buildings ravaged by civil war.Event Date:Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 4:30pm