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

Laura Linares EVENTS, GENDER&VIOLENCE

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

Laura Linares EVENTS, 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 …

FEBRUARY 19, 2019. James Joyce in Italy: for a new Italian translation of The Dead

Laura Linares EVENTS, OTHER

Last week His Excellency Paolo Serpi (Italian Ambassador to Ireland) and UCC President Patrick O’Shea officially opened the “Irish in Italy” exhibition in the Boole Library in UCC. We would especially like to thank the President for his time and advocacy. A short film of the event can be see here: https://youtu.be/FyOWHgFNTl0 This fascinating project is curated by Dr Antonio Bibbò, and …

FEBRUARY-MARCH 2019. Irish in Italy Exhibition, UCC library

Laura Linares EVENTS, OTHER

On Thursday 7 February His Excellency Paolo Serpi (Italian Ambassador to Ireland) and UCC President Patrick O’Shea officially opened the “Irish in Italy” exhibition in the Boole Library in UCC. This fascinating project is curated by Dr Antonio Bibbò,who along with organizers Dr Daragh O’Connell (Department of Italian) Crónán Ó Doibhlin (Head of Research Collections), put together a fascinating narrative of …

2019, DATE TBD. Workshop: Dispossession

Laura Linares EVENTS, MEMORY

Dispossession. Date TBD, 2019, ORB G.27 An interdisciplinary workshop organised by Dr James Kapaló in collaboration with the Memory, Commemoration and Uses of the Past CASiLaC research cluster. This workshop will bring Irish researchers together with members of the Hidden Galleries ERC-funded project (http://hiddengalleries.eu) based in Hungary, Romania and Moldova to discuss the theme of dispossession and archives, past and present. This workshop is …

JANUARY 22, 2019. Film Screening for Refugee Week: Mediterranea

Laura Linares EVENTS, OTHER

Tuesday 22 January, ORB. 1.24, 18.00pm As part of a broader University wide engagement with Refugee Week between the 21st and the 25th of January and among other initiatives, CASiLaC we will be screening a very important film on the Refugee experience. Film Screening for Refugee Week: Mediterranea A film by Jonas Carpignano (2015 – Languages: French/Italian/English/Arabic) See the trailer …

JANUARY 16, 2019. Elena Ferrante and the Power of Female Friendship

Laura Linares EVENTS, OTHER

Irlanda Italiana in collaboration with the Department of Italian UCC is delighted to present “Elena Ferrante and the Power of Female Friendship” a presentation by Dr. Nicoletta Mandolini. The growing popularity of My Brilliant Friend, a series of four novels by the mysterious Italian author Elena Ferrante, has recently brought to the attention of millions of readers the story of …