Dr Julie Morrissy and Associate Professor PJ Mathews
Art and Humanities

“What is creativity?” Public Lecture Series

Dr Julie Morrissy, poet and UCD Newman Fellow in Creativity, was the main speaker at the first “What is Creativity?” public lecture, “Extra- helpful Nerves Between Realities: Creativity, Publishing and Performance”. Tom MacLeish, Professor of Natural Philosophy at the University of York, was the speaker for the second public lecture, “The Poetry and Music of Science and the Role of Creativity in Science and Arts”. This initiative from the College of Arts and Humanities is designed to explore the meaning of creativity.