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 …

MAY 21, 2018. Beyond Rhetoric: Women’s Participation in Post-Conflict Transformation in Africa

Laura Linares EVENTS

Seminar by Dr David Mwambari 21 May 2018, 1pm. ORB 1.01 For the past two decades, women have sought to be included and recognized in peace processes including peace agreements, peacekeeping missions and in peace-building processes in their post-conflict mostly patriarchal societies. These struggles have been led by women for example as individual activists, through non-governmental organizations and as politicians. …

MAY 1, 2018. The International Women’s Strike

Laura Linares EVENTS

Seminar by Caterina Peroni – University of Padua (Italy) 1 May 2018. CASiLaC Room (ORB 1.24) The presentation will focus on the genealogy of the political discourse and imaginaries used in social media for the two feminist strikes launched on the 8th of March 2017 and 2018 by “Non una di meno”, the Italian feminist movement established in 2016 within …

APRIL 27, 2018. Poetry and Translation: Voices from Galicia, Ireland and Mexico

Laura Linares EVENTS

Friday 27 April 2018. North Wing Council Room Organised by the Irish Centre for Galician Studies in collaboration with the research cluster Translation and Creative Practice (CASiLaC), the department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies (UCC), and the Cervantes Institute, this symposium brings together a number of poets and translators to share their experiences and to reflect on the …

April 18, 2018. Violence, Determinism and the Beset While Male in Twenty-First-Century US Television: The Shield, Dexter, and Breaking Bad

Laura Linares EVENTS

Seminar by Dr Alan Gibbs 19 April 2018. CASiLaC Room (ORB 1.24) Cultural production in the United States since 9/11 has, for a variety of reasons, witnessed a shift towards deterministic narratives, many of which echo the literary naturalism of roughly a century earlier. A number of explanations might be advanced to account for this, but the one explored in …

APRIL 9-13, 2018. Translation Week

Laura Linares EVENTS, TRANSLATION

Project DaRT and University College Cork present a complete week of events for anybody with an interest in the theory and practice of translation. Join us for a number of workshops, taster lessons, and research seminars featuring scholars and practitioners with experience in a wide range of areas within the discipline. ALL WELCOME!   Monday, 9th April CAREERS WITH LANGUAGES …

APRIL 10, 2018. Translation Matters: Public Translation Studies & Workplace Research

Laura Linares EVENTS, TRANSLATION

Thanks to the support of the Centre for Advanced Studies in Languages and Cultures (CASiLaC) and the Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies at University College Cork, we are delighted to be receiving Prof. Kaisa Koskinen from University of Tampere on Tuesday 10th April 2018 for one of the key events of Translation Week. Workshop – 12 pm: Public …

MARCH 23, 2018. Rafts of Translations: Digital Horizons

Laura Linares EVENTS, TRANSLATION

Seminar by Prof Tom Cheesman Dr Tom Cheesman, from Swansea University, will be with us on Friday the 23rd of March to give a workshop of the use of digital and corpus tools to analyse multi-retranslations and a seminar about his work in the area, which includes Vision Variation Visualisation, a multilingual crowdsourcing of Shakespeare’s Othello.  For those who would like …

FEBRUARY 23, 2018. Global Borders, Local Narratives

Laura Linares EVENTS, MEMORY

23 February 2018. The Glucksman CASiLaC Memory, Commemoration and Uses of the Past cluster workshop will take place at the Glucksman next Friday afternoon. The workshop includes a documentary film screening and discussion in partnership with UCC’s Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights, and a tour of the current exhibition ‘Global Borders and National Boundaries’ with exhibited artist Dara …