This is a short post. Just to say this: all researchers interested in Ireland, whether students or lecturers, can gain a lot by exploring the ‘ 339 more words
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In most cases when I try to explain in a brief sentence the focus of my research to family or friends unfamiliar with food studies and the recent debates of the field, they walk away with the two words: immigrants and local food. 858 more words
This is a guest post by Gisele O’Connell, one of our postgrad students.
Speaking on the potentialities of the performative body to confront cultural nihilism, Friedrich Nietzsche (1968:462) was once adamant that “we do not yet know what bodies can do.” Given the productive possibilities for bodies to radically transform social space, what, then, could be said of the Irish dancing body performing the nation-state? 2,333 more words
As we bear the brunt of the rainy season, we may all be thinking about past flood events. In this context, the wisdom of local environmental stewards and artists is worth listening to. 1,040 more words
“Could a catastrophic earthquake really destroy Seattle?”
Response to the article in the New Yorker (http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/07/20/the-really-big-one) that scared everyone this past summer. 12 more words