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“Go to Oxbridge, get a job, start a career” – Dr Áine Mahon and Orlaith Darling

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Thursday 12 October 2023

3.30pm - 5pm




Online study



The Faculty of Education photographed from across the lake at night. The building is lit up and the sky is dark blue and pink

The “Low Value” Arts Degree and the Neoliberal University – a lecture by Dr Áine Mahon

A headshot of Dr Aine Mahon

Dr Áine Mahon, University College Dublin, and Orlaith Darling, Trinity College Dublin, addresses the current threats to Arts and Humanities provision by drawing on the theoretical work of Lauren Berlant and the literary fiction of Nicole Flattery and Natasha Brown to sketch a framework for how the Arts and Humanities might be more responsive to the crises of our contemporary age.

Running Order:

  • 3.30pm Introduction and welcome
  • 3.40pm Presentation
  • 4.20pm Q&A chaired by Dr Naomi Hodgson

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