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Nessa Cronin on "Climate Crisis and Irish Environmentalities in the Capitalocene"


Nessa Cronin, Lecturer in Irish Studies and Associate Director of the Moore Institute for Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences, NUI Galway, will speak on "Climate Crisis and Irish Environmentalities in the Capitalocene."

Dr. Cronin will bring the Irish experience to bear on the current climate-change debate. She will focus on the need and implications for a new dialogue, a new vocabulary, and new ways of being in this “age of the 6th extinction.”

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Irish Theatre of Chicago: "Mojo Mickybo"

Mojo Mickybo

Irish Theatre of Chicago presents a vibrant and fast-paced one-act play that follows two boys growing up in Belfast during the summer of 1970. Mojo is from “up the road” and Mickybo from “over the bridge.” The boys are blissfully unaware of the brewing sectarian violence coming that will change everything. 

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The Keough-Naughton Institute Travels to Latin America to Interrogate Themes of Independence and Nationhood

Author: Mary Hendriksen

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In December 2018, the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies co-organized two conferences in Santiago, Chile. The aim was to explore themes related to colonialism, independence, nationhood, and democracy in Chile and the Americas as a whole, as well as Ireland’s historical, cultural, and contemporary links with Chile and Latin America.

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