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Lunchtime lecture at the Hunt Museum: Messing Up the Paintwork, Bowie, Yeats (and Beckett)

SUMMER EXHIBITION LECTURE SERIES With Prof Eoin Devereux, University of Limerick Wednesday, September 13th 13:00 - 14:00 In The Captains' Room, Hunt Museum, Limerick Prof Eoin Devereux, editor of David Bowie: Critical Perspectives, will explore how David Bowie was inspired by the artwork and outlook of Jack B. Yeats. All welcome.

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Bowie book reflects on fan responses to icon’s death

A year after the death of David Bowie, three University of Limerick academics have released a book exploring the rock icon’s work and its impact. Today FM Broadcaster and lead singer with The Undertones Paul McLoone launched David Bowie: Critical Perspectives, as part of the 2017 Dublin David Bowie Festival in the city’s Winding Stair… Continue reading Bowie book reflects on fan responses to icon’s death

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University of Limerick academics at Dublin Bowie Festival

Prof. Eoin Devereux spoke on RTE's Arena on 5th January about his book David Bowie: Critical Perspectives (Routledge: New York), co-edited with Aileen Dillane and Martin J. Power. This collection of essays brings together some of the best writing about Bowie up to the release of The Next Day. The paperback version of the book will be launched… Continue reading University of Limerick academics at Dublin Bowie Festival

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AHSS Professors feature in UL Talks 2016

UL Talks are short video lectures delivered by University of Limerick teachers on themes, issues, ideas and subjects that they are passionate about. They are designed to showcase our teachers, and to give the wider world a flavour of some of the conversations being initiated within UL’s classrooms, laboratories and communities. UL Talks are becoming an important… Continue reading AHSS Professors feature in UL Talks 2016

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Prof. Eoin Devereux speaks on BBC Radio 4 show

Professor Eoin Devereux (Department of Sociology) spoke on the BBC Radio 4 show Natural Histories talking about  David Bowie this morning. Brett Westwood spots a chameleon and investigates how this master of disguise has led us to ask big questions about how we adapt to the environments we find ourselves in. John Keats coined the… Continue reading Prof. Eoin Devereux speaks on BBC Radio 4 show

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AHSS Sociology Professor features on Newstalk show

AHSS Professor Eoin Devereux recently  appeared on Newstalk's Down to Business show, discussing his role in bringing music conferences to Limerick with host Bobby Kerr, as well as studying music and pop culture in Sociology. The show, which aired on 13th August 2016, also featured Professor Paul McCutcheon on Munster Rugby's new home at UL as… Continue reading AHSS Sociology Professor features on Newstalk show