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 …

NOVEMBER 23, 2018. Poetry Reading – Alberto Masala

Laura Linares EVENTS, OTHER

The Department of Italian is delighted to welcome the distinguished Italian poet Alberto Masala to UCC for a reading ahead of the Winter Warmer Festival. The even is co-sponsored by the Translation and Creative Practice Cluster of CASiLaC. Alberto will read from his various collections and discuss his translations in conversation with staff and students. Friday, 23 November 2018, CASiLaC …

NOVEMBER 13, 2018. Sexual violence, counterinsurgents and the legacies of Jean Larteguy’s The Centurions

Laura Linares EVENTS, GENDER&VIOLENCE

Jean Lartéguy’s 1960 novel, The Centurions, which follows a group of French paratroopers through the wars in Indochina and Algeria, is one that has achieved cult status, becoming required reading among American generals prosecuting their own counterinsurgency wars. While the novel is often described as an invaluable how-to guide for counterinsurgents, the use of sexual violence is at the core …

NOVEMBER 9-10, 2018. All Things Considered: Material Culture and Memory

Laura Linares EVENTS, MEMORY

All Things Considered… Material Culture and Memory  9 – 10 November 2018, UCC  CASiLaC: ‘Memory, Commemoration and the Uses of the Past’ research cluster  Departments of French and Italian, School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, UCC  Keynote speakers:  Gunnthorunn Gudmundsdottir is Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Iceland in the Faculty of Icelandic and Comparative Cultural Studies  Nathan Mannion is senior curator at …

JULY 19, 2018. Teaching Translation

Laura Linares EVENTS, TRANSLATION

Workshop by Anabel Galán-Mañas On the 19th July 2018, Project DaRT and the Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies at University College Cork was lucky enough to welcome Dr. Anabel Galán-Mañas from the Departament de Traducció i d’Interpretació i d’Estudis de l’Àsia Oriental at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Whilst undertaking a research stay in Cork, Dr Galán-Mañas was kind …

JUNE 28-29, 2018. Beyond Borders? New formulations in Hispanic & Lusophone Studies

Laura Linares EVENTS, OTHER

This symposium aims to offer postgraduate and early-career researchers the opportunity to gather in a formative space to transverse spatial, temporal, and linguistic borders and perspectives. The current situation of the disciplines beneath the epithets ‘Hispanic’ and ‘Lusophone’, studies, although positively emphasises the common linguistic patrimony of diverse territories, also upholds and reproduces the isolation of the colonised spaces and …

JUNE 11, 2018. CASiLaC Day

Laura Linares EVENTS

As part of the process of formally constituting the Board of CASiLaC we will be having a day dedicated to the work of the Centre. Two of our external advisory board members will be with us for the day: Prof. Charles Forsdick (Liverpool) and Prof. Jürgen Barkhoff (TCD). Below you’ll find a programme for the day’s activities. Secondly, as a …