Graduate Seminars in Irish Folklore

2017-18 

Semester One

 Seimineáir iarchéime sa Bhéaloideas

 

 

 

Second Semester (2017)

The seminars will be held on Tuesdays from 3.00-5.00 p.m.

in Room B204, Newman Building,  UCD, Belfield.

 

Clár / Programme

31 January 2017

Jane Nolan, Maps & GIS Librarian, UCD Library

Visualising your Research with Maps

 

14 February 2017

Elsa Ósk Alfreðsdóttir, MA, University of Iceland

‘Dwelling in the Roots’: Herbal medicine traditions in Iceland

 

7 March 2017

Dr Mícheál Briody, Language Centre, University of Helsinki

Social Aspects of the Buaile (transhumance) in Ireland and Gaelic Scotland, with emphasis on women's tradition

 

4  April 2017

Fionnán MacGabhann, University College Dublin

The Skellig Lists: Shrovetide ballads and rhymes from the south of Ireland

 

18 April 2017

Dr Anne O’Dowd, formerly National Museum of Ireland

Straw, Hay and Rushes in Irish folk tradition

 

Visitors are welcome to attend.

Attendance is obligatory for graduate students in Irish Folklore.

 

 

First Semester (2016)

The seminars will be held on Tuesdays from 3.00-5.00 p.m.

in Room B204, Newman Building,  UCD, Belfield.

 

Programme

 

20 September 2016

Dr Deirdre Nuttall, IAPH

A Hidden Folk: Understanding the Protestant Minority in the Republic of Ireland Through Folklore

 

25 October2016

Grace Toland, Irish Traditional Music Archive

ITMA  - Present & Future

 

8 November 2016

An tOllamh emeritus Ríonach uí Ógáin, UCD

Cycling the Coast of Clare: the Collecting Work of Séamus Ennis

 

15 November 2016

Dr Claudia Kinmonth MA(RCA), Visiting Research Fellow, Moore Institute N.U.I. Galway

Irish Country Furniture 1700-1950: Decoration & Display in the Farmhouse Kitchen

 

22 November 2016

Dr Marcas Mac Coinnigh, QUB

Tied Stones and Loose Dogs: Examining an 'Ancient Irish Adage'