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 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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …