Fall 2016 Colloquium

Oct 31st, 2016

Dr. Richard Kearney

Fall 2016 Colloquium

Dr. Richard Kearney (writer, performer, co-director) is a writer, professor, and cultural organizer of several international projects, most recently "Exchanging Stores. Changing History" (see Guestbookproject.org).  He has written two novels, Sam's Falland Walking at Sea Level, translated into several languages, alongside a volume of poetry, Angel of Patrick's Hill.  He has also written several books on the role of imagination and natrrative in Irish culture, literature and the arts -- most notably, The Irish Mind (1984), Transitions:  Narratives in Modern Irish Culture (1988), Post-Nationalist Ireland:  Culture, Philosophy, Politics (1998), and Navigations:  Collected Irish Essays (1976-2006).  As a member of the Irish Arts Council, Chair of the UCD Film School, and public intellectual and broadcaster, he was actively involved in organizing many national and international cultural projects.  Please join us on Thursday, November 3rd, in room SN2101 from 4:30-6:00pm as Dr. Richard Kearney presents "The Hermeneutics of Wounds"

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