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 …

JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2019. Dante Public Lecture Series

Laura Linares EVENTS

The Department of Italian UCC and CASiLaC (Centre for Advanced Studies in Languages and Cultures) are pleased to announce the annual series of five public lectures on Dante. The series is now in its ninth year and we are delighted to welcome the following speakers to UCC: Mon January 21 – Dagmar Ó Riain-Raedel (Cork) – “Dante’s Commedia: did it all …

CfP. Performing Translation: Translatorship in the 21st Century

Laura Linares NEWS, TRANSLATION

A reminder that there is still time to send your proposals for our conference Performing Translation: Translatorship in the 21st Century, which will take place in UCC in June 2019. The CfP is available below:   Performing Translation: Translatorship in the 21st Century Project DaRT – Centre for Advanced Studies in Languages and Cultures (CASiLaC) University College Cork, Ireland 21-22nd June …

Book Publication. Stone Girl, by Mary Noonan

Laura Linares NEWS, TRANSLATION

Congratulations to our wonderful colleague Mary Noonan from the French Department at UCC on the publication of her latest poetry book, Stone Girl.   The poems in Stone Girl, Mary Noonan’s second collection, are beguiled by the fascination of stone, especially stone statues of women – the statue of the Virgin carried through the streets of Seville to the bullring …