The Art of Conflict in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland experienced a period of conflict from the late 1960s to the late 1990s. During this near civil war, 3,700 people lost their lives, and more than 47,000 more were injured. This period became the focal point of news broadcasts of the region, often using the murals painted in the Bogside of Derry/Londonderry as visual backdrops to the violence. This class will examine the folklore, art, and culture that reflected the daily lived experiences of an Irish person in northern Ireland.

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Northern Ireland experienced a protracted period of conflict from the late 1960s to the late 1990s. During this near civil war, 3,700 people lost their lives, and more than 47,000 more were injured. This period, often referred to as “the... See more Troubles,” became the focal point of American and British news broadcasts of the region, often using the murals painted in the Bogside of Derry/Londonderry as visual backdrops to the violence. This time also produced a wide range of art and aesthetic forms of expressive culture. This class will examine the folklore, art, and culture of the Troubles that reflected the daily lived experiences of the ordinary Irish person in the northern six counties of the island.    


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