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  • Editor: Phelan, Helen
  • Editor: Welch, Graham



Due for release on 30th Mar 2022

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  • Introduction
  • Essay 1: The Artist Turned Inside Out
  • Helen Phelan
  • Interlude 1: Outside In
  • Oscar Mascarenas
  • Part I: The Artist as Educator and Mediator in Academia
  • Essay Two: '... to know the place for the first time ...': Exploring and Researching through the Arts
  • Christopher Frayling
  • Essay Three: A Gallery of Hanging Thoughts: Framed Questions, Open Answers. Dance-artists in Conversation about the Process of Creating and Performing their Own Work.
  • Mary Nunan
  • Interlude 2: Stories
  • Joseph O'Connor
  • Essay Four: Landscapes of the In-Between: Artists Mediating CulturesAnya Peterson Royce
  • Interlude 3: An Island in the Middle of the Ocean
  • Alan Doyle
  • Interlude 4: The Land of Silence
  • Laura Murphy
  • Essay Five: The Artist-Teacher as Cultural Mediator
  • Marie McCarthy
  • Interlude 5: 'Crossing the Threshold: a Music Teacher's Journey into the Academy'
  • Jean Downey
  • Essay Six: Collaborative Knowledge Sharing for Mind and Body: Celebrating the Role of Arts in Health
  • Orfhlaith Ni Bhriain, Triona McCaffrey, Amanda M. Clifford, Joanne Shanahan, Olive Beecher, Hilary Moss.
  • Part II: The Artist as Educator and Subversive in Academia
  • Essay Seven: The Subversive Potential of Praxis and Political Emotions in Arts Academies
  • David Elliott and Marissa Silverman
  • Interlude 6: The Well-Spring Deep Inside
  • Dana Delany
  • Essay Eight: Protest, Subversion and Critical Citizenship: Reflections on an Irish Singer-Songwriter
  • Aileen Dillane
  • Interlude 7: A Cello Can Be Stronger than a Machine Gun
  • Nigel Osborne
  • Essay Nine: Contesting and Negotiating Hegemonic Discourses: Constructing and Developing a Masters Programme in Irish Traditional Dance Performance Within a University Context Catherine Foley
  • Part III: Case study examples of the lived experienced of the Artist in Academia from the Irish World Academy
  • Essay Ten: Cultural Redress and the Growth of Love: A Guided Autoethnography
  • Micheal O Suilleabhain
  • Interlude 8: Singing Out, Singing Up
  • Kathleen Turner
  • Interlude 9: The Academy as a Space of Musical Fosterage
  • Tommy Hayes
  • Interlude 10: Dancing as a Citizen of the World
  • RAS Michael Courtney
  • Interlude 11: The Academy as Transformation
  • Colin Dunne
  • Conclusion
  • Essay Eleven: Why the arts and artists are important