News Release

REF NO.: 81

SUBJECT: Theatrical interpretation of 1916 Easter Rising

DATE: November 2, 2016

Memorial University’s Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences is proud to present Twinsome Minds: Recovering the 1916 Easter Rising in Images and Songs this Friday, Nov. 4, at 7 p.m. in the Bruneau Centre for Research and Innovation (IIC-2001).

Through an interplay of storytelling, animations, music and poetry, Richard Kearney and Sheila Gallagher mine what is often lost behind official historical accounts and acts of commemoration.

Twinsome Minds is sponsored by Culture Ireland, the Irish Newfoundland Association, Memorial’s departments of philosophy and history and the Vice-President Academic’s Scholarship in the Arts Fund.

Free parking in lot 15B. The performance is open to all; a reception will follow.

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