Au coeur de Mai 68

8 March - 9 April 2018
Admission free – Alliance Française, 1 Kildare Street, Dublin 2

To mark the 50th anniversary of the events of May 1968, the Alliance Française will host, in the margins of the Festival, Au cœur de Mai 68, an exhibition based on the contemporary photographs of Philippe Gras.

The Franco- Irish Literary Festival, dedicated to sexuality, will showcase contemporary literature and its representation of sexual relations which can often trace its roots back to the seismic events of May 1968.

Leamh filíochta Gaeilge / Irish Poetry Readings

Wednesday 14 March 2018 – 6pm
Admission free – Poetry Ireland, 11 Parnell Square East, Dublin 1

Poetry Ireland, in partnership with the Franco Irish Literary Festival will host a reading with poets Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill and Dairena Ní Chinnéide. Nuala is one of the leading poets writing in the Irish language, and her work has been translated into English by poets including Seamus Heaney and Paul Muldoon. Dairena has published a number of bilingual collections and is Irish-Language Writer-in-Residence at Dublin City University this year. The evening will be introduced by poet, and former director of Poetry Ireland, Theo Dorgan.

Sex Matters: From Pleasures to Panics

Thursday 22 March – 5pm
Admission free – DCU Glasnevin Campus, Henry Grattan Building, room C124

The School of Applied Language and Intercultural Studies (SALIS) and EROSS are delighted to welcome Sylvain Bosselet in Dublin City University for a public seminar on contemporary Sexuality, Culture and Society. The Seminar, supported by the Alliance Française Dublin and the French Embassy in Ireland, will be consist of an interview (in English), followed by a Q/A.

No registration needed.






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