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International conference on intercultural theatre and performance

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NUI Galway will host a major international conference on ‘Interculturalism and Performance Now: New Directions?’ from 10-11 April. The conference will feature leading scholars in intercultural theatre and performance studies from Australia, Canada, the United States, the UK and Turkey.

‘A situation only interests me when it becomes very fraught’

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AMONG THE many exciting authors making their way to Galway for next month’s Cúirt International Festival of Literature, is the much-praised American fiction writer Ben Marcus.

Mental wellbeing is linked to our environment

A cloud enveloped our nation at the weekend with Ireland's exit from the rugby World Cup. In New Zealand the nation continues to hold its breath. Medical professionals are already predicting a national depression if the All Blacks are knocked out of the tournament. According to an associate professor at Wellington's Victoria University, there is evidence to suggest that a loss of someone's favoured team does result in sadness "for at least a day".

Pioneer of wearable computing to give Lecture at AIT

One of the world’s leading experts on human-computer interaction will deliver a lecture at AIT on Friday March 11.

Don’t let Magdalene statue go the way of Padraic O Conaire, warns Boston professor

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Galway City Council decided this past week to remove a statue memorializing the women who lived, worked and, in some cases, died at the Sisters of Mercy Magdalene laundry in the city. Dedicated in March 2009, the Mick Wilkins statue was commissioned by the same city councilors who now seek to remove it. It is located at the corner of Forster Street and Bothár Breandan O Eithir, standing in full public view close to where the laundry institution once stood.

Public talk on female genital mutilation

The controversial subject of female genital mutilation will be discussed at a public meeting in The Ruby Room in The King’s Head next Wednesday at 7pm.

 

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