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Final Year BA CVC Students to hold a seminar on the Art of Street Resistance, 28 November 2016

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A Public Seminar on Acts of Resistance  in Ireland using the street as a platform.
Monday, 28 November 2016, 5:30pm – 7:30pm
The Robert Emmet Community Development Project, 3-8 Usher Street, Dublin 8.

A seminar on the visual culture of resistance within Ireland from past and present. We aim to investigating these visuals through means of street art, murals, posters and other elements of visual culture that influence the society we live in. 
Our chair for the evening is Dr. Tina Kinsella who will direct the conversation of the Art of Street Resistance.
The past year has sparked numerous debate and discourse surrounding topics like same sex marriage, abortion and the right to water. As celebrations of 1916 are soon coming to an end, the final year class of Visual and Critical Studies have organized a seminar to present a collection of five conversations. Each will stem from a common theme of street art. Attendees will experience an exploration of how art is used today as a means of protest an…

An essay by CVC lecturer Mary Ann Bolger in the forthcoming anthology Death and the Irish: a miscellany, November 2016

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An essay by CVC lecturer Mary Ann Bolger is included in the forthcoming anthology Death and the Irish: a miscellany, edited by Salvador Ryan, Professor of Ecclesiastical History at St Patrick's College, Maynooth.The book will be launched at the Royal Irish Academy on 10th November. Mary Ann's research interests include the design of everyday religious and memorial objects –– this essay looks at the interplay between spiritual and commercial agendas in the design of Irish Catholic memorial cards. More details about the book are available on the publisher'swebsite:  http://wordwellbooks.com/Death