Webinar on Galway and the creative arts

Online talk to examine theatre and trad music in the city since the 60s, and how Galway has been represented in literature

Galway dancer Stephanie Dufresne photographed at the launch of the 2017 Galway International Arts Festival programme. Photo:- Mike Shaughnessy

Galway dancer Stephanie Dufresne photographed at the launch of the 2017 Galway International Arts Festival programme. Photo:- Mike Shaughnessy

HOW HAS theatre and traditional music developed in Galway since the 1960s? How has Galway been represented, historically, in art and literature?

These are questions which will be discussed and explored in Galway and the Creative Arts: Performance and Representation, a webinar which will be streamed this evening [Thursday May 21] at 7.30pm.

To participate in the webinar (ask questions, make comments live ) members of the public should register in advance by following the Zoom link on the Moore Institute's events page:https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85942812429?pwd=NWVSdU9EMjRqVjdlWVpwMWVndFRVZz09. Alternatively, it can be viewed live on the Moore Institute's Facebook page or by tuning into Flirt 101.3 FM.

Lionel Pilkington.

The panellists are Anna Falkenau, musician and ethnomusicologist, Centre for Irish Studies, NUI Galway; Gerard Hanberry, poet, musician, and creative writing tutor at NUIG; Anne Hodge, curator of prints and drawings, National Gallery of Ireland; Prof Lionel Pilkington [pictured above], School of English and Creative Arts, NUIG. The event is being hosted by NUIG's Moore Institute.

The panellists are Anna Falkenau, musician and ethnomusicologist, Centre for Irish Studies, NUI Galway; Gerard Hanberry, poet, musician, and creative writing tutor at NUIG; Anne Hodge, curator of prints and drawings, National Gallery of Ireland; Prof Lionel Pilkington, School of English and Creative Arts, NUIG.

The discussion will be moderated by John Cunningham, Director of the MA in History programme, NUIG. The discussion will be interspersed with live music. Each panellist is a key contributor to a forthcoming book, Hardiman and After: the Arts and Culture in Galway, edited by John Cunningham and Ciaran McDonough.

 

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