7:00pm 7:00pm

Ross Perlin from the Endangered Language Alliance

The Teacher's Club, Parnell Square, Dublin 1.

All welcome

Join us on Tuesday July 25th for a presentation by Ross Perlin of the Endangered Language Alliance, New York City.

" As languages die, thousands of years of accumulated human knowledge, experience, creativity and evolution goes with them. Ken Hale, an MIT professor and language activist once said that losing any one language “is like dropping a bomb on the Louvre”. " Endangered Language Alliance

Listen below for a full audio recording of this event

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Address to the Metaphysical Society
7:30pm 7:30pm

Address to the Metaphysical Society

An Address to the Metaphysical Society will take place on Monday 27 March at 7:30pm in the Edmund Burke Lecture Theatre, Trinity Arts Block, Trinity College Dublin.

The event will involve the following components: a list of things that are dead or dying, a questionnaire, a heartbeat, an audience, speakers (human and non-human), writing instruments, writing, instruments, seating, doors, a voice, thoughts, answers, blanks.

The event will last approximately one hour, and will feature contributions from Sean Carpio and Barry Edward Fitzgerald. Everyone is welcome to attend.

The Metaphysical Society, founded in 1929 by A. A. Luce, is the Philosophy Society of Trinity College as well as a home for inter-disciplinary debate and discussion in Trinity College Dublin. The Metafizz has hosted guest speakers from a range of academic disciplines and other walks of public life. Some guests who have addressed the society in the past include: philosophers (Gilbert Ryle, David Papineau, Volker Halbach, Robin le Poidevin, Timothy Williamson, David Chalmers, Ray Monk, Helen Beebee, J. L. Austin, John Mackie, Antony Flew, Graham Priest, Daniel Dennett, A. C. Grayling, and Richard Swinburne), scientists (Erwin Schrodinger, Rupert Sheldrake, Susan Greenfield, Susan Blackmoor, and Lawrence Krauss), political scientists (Norman Finkelstein and Eoin O'Malley), artists (Anne Enright, Cynthia Macdonald, Graham Linehan, and Lenny Abrahamson), politicians (Minister Ruairi Quinn and Senator Ivana Bacik), and journalists (Patsy McGarry and Peter Hitchens), as well as theologians, geneticists, economists, lawyers, and activists of many stripes. We are thrilled, as founding Ultimologists, to have been invited to join this esteemed list.

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Programme Launch

Programme Launch

Department of Ultimology Programme Launch, February 20, 2017, CONNECT. Photography by Louis Haugh.

Department of Ultimology Programme Launch, February 20, 2017, CONNECT. Photography by Louis Haugh.

Fiona Hallinan (artist/researcher in residence), and Kate Strain (curator in residence) are delighted to mark the launch of the 2017 Department of Ultimology Programme, with an event on Monday 20th February, from 11am to 12 noon, in the seminar room of CONNECT, Dunlop Oriel House, Westland Row, Dublin 2. (Map here).

Please join us for a short morning session to hear more about the Department, its undertakings, and our planned activities for the year, including regular Ultimology clinics. Find out how you can get involved, what Ultimology can do for you, and how to apply it to your own research or practice.

There will be a presentation followed by refreshments. Everyone is welcome.

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