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College of Arts and Humanities at the 2021 UCD Festival @ home

Posted 20 May 2021 

Pictured above l-r: Neil Jordan, Dr Fangzhe Qiu, Prof Emilie Pine, Nidhi Zak/Aria Eipe, Niamh Campbell, Assoc Prof Paul Perry, Dr Julie Morrissy, Prof Diarmaid Ferriter, Jessica Traynor, Ciarán O'Donovan, Rick O’Shea, Áine Gallagher 

The College is thrilled to announce the full lineup of Arts and Humanities features for this year’s UCD Festival @home. The virtual programme of talks and performances will stream via the (opens in a new window)UCD Festival @home website from 27-29 May 2021, with content available on YouTube, Zoom, and Soundcloud. You can also find activities in sport, science and innovation, health and wellbeing, and more.

The Arts and Humanities Festival activities range across conversations, performances, and exhibitions - all available from the comfort of your home - and feature collaborations with UCD Creative Fellows, MoLI, and Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival. 

Register for activities of interest below, and peruse the full lineup on the (opens in a new window)UCD Festival @home website. See you there!

Live In Conversation

  • (opens in a new window)More than Cúpla Focal: UCD Educational Technologist Eoin McEvoy in conversation with Comedian Áine Gallagher, Broadcaster & Film maker Ola Majekodunmi, and UCD Lecturer of Celtic Civilisation Fangzhe Qiu. Sat 29 May at 12:30 pm
  • (opens in a new window)Celtic Song: Renowned Traditional Singer Irial Ó Ceallaigh joins Clár Ní Bhuachalla, Gaeltacht UCD Director in conversation and song. Sat 29 May at 3:00 pm

Talks & Exhibitions on Demand

  • (opens in a new window)Past/Present/Pride: Hosted by psychologist Dr Paul D’Alton, MoLI’s Past/Present/Pride features stories from UCD alumna Emma Donoghue, UCD Creative Fellow Colm Tóibín, and former UCD lecturer Mary Dorcey.


  • (opens in a new window)Three Poems for Brigid: MoLI and the Department of Foreign Affairs have collaborated on this series of three short online films, with poems from Doireann Ní Ghríofa, Paula Meehan and Nidhi Zak/Aria Eipe.

Global Perspectives

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