40th Anniversary Lecture of The Benson Report. Lecture by Ciaran Benson, introduced by President Michael D. Higgins.

About this Event

The board of Encountering the Arts Ireland (ETAI), in association with Dublin City University, presents Time, Vocabulary & Art’s Thoughtful Uses of Feeling a lecture delivered by Professor Ciarán Benson.

Honoured guest, President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins, will introduce the lecture.
The lecture will celebrate the 40th anniversary of The Place of the Arts in Irish Education (The Benson Report, Arts Council, 1979) and commemorate the achievement of Professor John Coolahan (1941-2018).
A reception will follow the lecture.DATE: 28th February, 2019, at 6 pm.
We invite our guests to arrive at 5:30 pm and are invited to be seated at 5:45 pm in advance of our president’s arrival.
Anyone who arrives late may not be admitted to the lecture theatre. 
VENUE: Seamus Heaney Theatre, Institute of Education, Saint Patrick’s Campus, Dublin City University, Drumcondra, Dublin 9
To attend please emailetai@poetryireland.ie
Note: places are strictly limited and confirmation of attendance is essential to secure a place.There is limited parking available on DCU St Patrick’s Campus. Parking is available as pay by text in the paid parking area. There is no parking available at Belvedere House. Guests may park elsewhere on the campus, except where normal parking restrictions apply, for example where there are double yellow lines. Overflow parking is also available on DCU’s All Hallows Campus, Grace Park Road, which is approximately 8-10 minutes walk from St Patrick’s Campus.