Global Feminisms Seminar Series – Dr Felicity Daly on lesbian and bisexual women’s sexual health in South Africa


We are continuing our Global Feminism Webinar Series this week with another hybrid event on Friday, 4 March with Dr Felicity Daly’s talk ‘Advocacy for the sexual health of women who have sex with women: analysis of South Africa’s policy response to HIV’. This event will take place in the CACSSS Seminar Room (ORB G.27) and will also be available …

Literary Translation Workshops – Clara Ministral


The Centre for Advanced Research in Languages and Cultures (CASiLaC) in the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures kindly invites you to participate in the literary translation workshops with UCC/Literature Ireland Literary Translator in Residence 2022: Literary Translation Workshops  How to get into literary translation  With Clara Ministral, Literary Translator in Residence For translation students interested in a career in …

Global Feminisms Seminar Series. C’est un combat’: Women photographers


The Violence, Conflict and Gender research cluster in the Centre for Advanced Studies in Languages and Cultures (CASiLaC), together with Women’s Studies, invite you to the first event of 2022 in our Global Feminisms series. This Thursday, 17 February, we will welcome Dr Saumava Mitra of DCU to UCC. He will present ‘’C’est un combat’. Women photographers’ fight against professional …

Global Feminisms Seminar Series. African ‘transgender’, resisting the public secret and precarity


We are delighted to invite you to a talk by Charles Ngwena, from the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, organized by UCC’s research cluster on Violence, Conflict and Gender, in the Centre for Advanced Studies in Languages and Cultures (CASiLaC), UCC,  in partnership with the Women Studies MA, UCC. The talk will take place on Friday 26 November at 11:30.   Please …

Asian Studies Lecture Series. Enhancing perspectives on cross-disciplinary research in Asian Studies

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  We welcome you to UCC’s first “Asian Studies Lecture Series”, under which we are going to host 4 leading academics and renowned experts on Asia from around Irish Universities to give public talks in UCC. The event series is part of UCC’s outreach activities and is open to the public. This project will facilitate knowledge exchange and dialogue between the …

Cultural Memory of Past Dictatorships: Narratives of Implication in a Global Perspective

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Cultural Memory of Past Dictatorships: Narratives of Implication in a Global Perspective   Symposium Date: 20 May 2022 Mode of Delivery: Online Host Institution:  University College Cork, Ireland Deadline for Submitting abstracts: 17 December 2021   Keynote Speakers will include:  Professor Jie-Hyun Lim (Critical Global Studies Institute, Sogang University) Professor Juliane Prade-Weiss (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München) Professor Michael Lazzara (University of California, Davis) Professor David Martin-Jones (University of Glasgow)   …

Technologies of Self Conference


Technologies of the Self: New Departures in Self-Inscription is an international, interdisciplinary conference that addresses new media, film, the avant-garde and new theoretical approaches to autobiography post-Lejeune. Conference organisers: Patrick Crowley (French, UCC), Kerstin Fest (German, UCC), Rachel MagShamhráin (German, UCC), Laura Rascaroli (Italian, UCC) Conference website:

Online life-writing discussions: ‘John Banville’s Lives’


In the first of a series of practitioner-led Life-Writing discussions, Irish Novelist and Screenwriter John Banville discusses his work on and with other people’s lives, including in his novels Copernicus and Kepler, and his fictional treatment of Anthony Blunt in Untouchable. The online event takes place today Thursday 18 Febraury at 4pm. His prolific output has often taken the bare raw material of “real” lives and subjected it to …

Recognising and Responding to Genocide Denial: The Case of Rwanda


Recognising and Responding to Genocide Denial: The Case of Rwanda Volume edited by Catherine Gilbert, Paul Rukesha and Caroline Williamson Sinalo Denial of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda has significantly increased in recent years, with prominent intellectuals and journalists finding a growing voice in the mainstream media and in academic institutions. This volume will bring together Rwandan …

Reading in Translation: Approaches to the Study of the Reception of Translated Literature


Despite increased interest in the field of reception within Translation Studies, the readers of translated literature remain an under-researched field of enquiry. The aim of this conference is to bring together scholars and professionals to begin to address the issue of who we are referring to when we talk about a “reader” of translated literature in the anglophone context and …