AUGUST 24, 2019. Cork Migration Stories

Laura Linares EVENTS, MEMORY

Do you have a letter, a photo, a recipe or memento that tells your family story of emigration to or from Cork? Bring it along to Cork City Library and record your story for future generations. For Heritage Week we invite you to share your own stories of migration to or from Cork. On the day, researchers will be collecting …

JUNE 21, 2019. Mediating Dante: A Multidisciplinary Conversation

Laura Linares EVENTS

CASiLaC and the Department of Italian at UCC are organising a study day on Dante entitled Mediating Dante: A Multidisciplinary Conversation, which will bring scholars together on Friday the 21st of June in ORB 1.24. Programme can be accessed here:    

JUNE 21-22, 2019. Conference – Performing Translation: Translatorship in the 21st Century


Project DaRT will be hosting an international conference entitled Performing Translation: Translatorship in the 21st Century at University College Cork on the 21st and 22nd of June 2019, with funding from the AHRC project Language Acts and Worldmaking and the Centre for Advanced Studies in Languages and Cultures (CASiLaC). Performing Translation: Translatorship in the 21st Century Programme Registration

JUNE 20, 2019. PG Masterclass – Intercultural Conversations: Community, Translation and Cultural Representation


On the 20th of June, the day before the start of Performing Translation, Project DaRT, in collaboration with CASiLaC and the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences at UCC will hold a PhD masterclass entitled Intercultural Conversations: Community, Translation and Cultural Representation. This masterclass will be relevant to students and staff across the Social Sciences and Humanities interested …

APRIL 11, 2019. Sexual Violence(s): Between Past and Present


Since the elaboration of a feminist critique of rape, the presence of debates on sexual violence in the public sphere has increased, resulting in a growing awareness and in legislative interventions. The reverberations of the social media campaign #MeToo against sexual harassment in the workplace is the most recent example of the new challenges that feminist activism has imposed on …

MARCH 28/29, 2019. Masterclass: Fiction and Remembrance

Laura Linares EVENTS, MEMORY

PG 7004 “Fiction and Remembrance” Masterclass Programme CACSSS Seminar Room – G27 O’Rahilly Building, Ground Floor Thursday 28thMarch 2019 h. 17 Introduction by Daragh O’Connell (UCC: CASiLaC) Keynote address Robert Gordon (Cambridge): Fiction Before Memory: Italy 1945-48 Chair: Martina Piperno (UCC) Friday, 29thMarch 2019 h. 10 Introduction by Kate Hodgson (UCC: CASiLaC/Memory cluster) Panel I – Chair: Daragh O’Connell (UCC: …

MARCH 4, 2019. Equality Edit-a-thon

Laura Linares EVENTS

In an effort to redress the lack of representavity on Wikipedia, we are organising an Equality Edit-A-Thon. This event is open to all students, academic, and administrative staff. The event will take place on Monday March 4th 16:00-17:30 in Boole 2. In order to facilitate the event, we would like to encourage as many participants as possible to register for …

CfP. Linguistic Diversity

Laura Linares EVENTS, OTHER

CALL FOR PAPERS 1. DESCRIPTION Each language has a value in itself that transcends a mere collection of interchangeable words from one code to another. Each language has a particular way of analysing and reflecting reality, of moulding it in thought. This is the basic precept of what is known as linguistic relativity and according to this, the fewer languages …

FEBRUARY 26, 2019. Reading Group Sex/Gender Violence


You are invited to attend a reading group for the Violence, Conflict and Gender Cluster at 1-2pm on Tuesday 26 February, in ORB_1.24. The reading will be chapter 1, ‘Sex/gender violence’ (pp. 12-41) in Maria Eriksson Baaz and Maria Stern, Sexual Violence as a Weapon of War?: Perceptions, Prescriptions, Problems in the Congo and Beyond (Africa Now). Zed Books, 2013 …