Podcast Series | Radical!: Women and the Irish Revolution
In the podcast series, Morrissy is joined by a variety of guests to talk about her experience as she thinks and writes about some of the most important women in Irish history. Listeners are invited to join Morrissy’s learning and creative processes in her role at the National Library of Ireland, and to follow her project as it unfolds.
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Episode 1 of Radical!: Women and the Irish Revolution with Dr Susan Cahill
Episode 2 of Radical!: Women and the Irish Revolution with Dr Alice Rekab
Episode 3 of Radical!: Women and the Irish Revolution with Seán Hewitt
Episode 4 of Radical!: Women and the Irish Revolution | Voices of the Archive
The music for the Radical!: Women and the Irish Revolution is from “Saharakungoh” by Fehdah
Sound and production are by the Museum of Literature Ireland.
About Dr Julie Morrissy
Dr Julie Morrissy is a poet, lecturer, critic, and activist. She is Poet-in-Residence at the National Library of Ireland – the first at the National Library under the Decade of Centenaries programme, funded by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media. Morrissy’s project Radical!: Women and the Irish Revolution comprises a new suite of poems and a podcast series. Her collaborative, mixed-media poetry practice includes film, animation, moving image, and performance, and her work was exhibited in the TULCA Festival of Visual Arts 2020. She is the commissioned writer for Fire Station Artist Studio's publication FILE NOTE, a recipient of the MAKE Theatre Residency Award, and the Arts Council 'Next Generation' Award. She was the inaugural John Pollard Newman Fellow in Creativity at University College Dublin. Her first collection, Where, the Mile End, is published by Book*hug (Canada) and tall-lighthouse (UK).
Read more about Dr Julie Morrissy at www.juliemorrissy.com.