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Launch of Critical Perspectives on Hate Crime – Contributions from the Island of Ireland

The book, Critical Perspectives on Hate Crime – Contributions from the Island of Ireland, co-edited by Jennifer Schweppe (School of Law) and Dr Amanda Haynes (Department of Sociology) of the Hate and Hostility Research Group at UL along with Seamus Taylor of Maynooth University, was launched on Wednesday 18th October by Chief Commissioner of the… Continue reading Launch of Critical Perspectives on Hate Crime – Contributions from the Island of Ireland

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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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Book launch of Women Writing War: Ireland 1880-1922

The essay collection Women Writing War: Ireland 1880-1922, edited by Tina O'Toole, Gillian McIntosh & Muireann O’Cinnéide, was launched in UL on 25th November. The collection is the outcome of a collaborative international project on women’s writing and conflict. Opening proceedings, Dr Breda Gray (UL) outlined the work of the UL-NUIG Gender ARC (Academic Research… Continue reading Book launch of Women Writing War: Ireland 1880-1922

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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