Tag Archives: space

Urban Roof Farms

In the midst of chapter writing, I came across some interesting items about urban spaces. I was very interested to see that the New York Times have an article on green roofs. The idea is similar to the concept of … Continue reading

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Spaces of (Dis)Location Conference

I’m very pleased to say that I’ll be giving a paper at the Spaces of (Dis)Location Conference in Glasgow later this month. My paper is titled: “Place of Names: Depictions of Minneapolis in Louise  Erdich’s The Antelope Wife”  and the programme … Continue reading

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Vertical Gardens and Reimagining Spaces

An interesting idea that’s been becoming popular in urban planning is that of vertical gardens. Gardens are planted above traffic on plinths, or on walls to create a solid green space in an area in which space is at a premium. … Continue reading

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Letters from America Public Seminar

I really enjoyed the public seminar that was held in the Lewis Glucksman Gallery in UCC this evening. My fellow PhD Candidate, Miranda Corcoran, was part of the panel discussing the ongoing influence of American culture and politics. There were … Continue reading

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Louise Erdrich novels

Recently finished reading Louise Erdrich’s Tales of Burning Love again, and saw a resemblance between Gerry Nanapush and Leonard Peltier which was not something I’d noticed the first time I read the novel a year ago. However, having had the … Continue reading

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