Seminars & Conferences

Two public seminars are conducted by Prof. Ó Macháin during the academic year:
Bardic Poetry Semesters 1 and 2, Tuesday 3 p.m.
Late Legal Documents Semester 2, Friday 3 p.m. Some content is available at Late Medieval Deeds in Irish.

The Department also hosts occasional seminars by visiting lecturers.

The Paper Manuscript

 A colloquium of the Department of Modern Irish

 26-27 May 2017

The Boole Library

University College Cork

 

[Admission free, but pre-registration is essential.

Contact p.omachain@ucc.ie]

 

Friday 26 May                                

11.00-11.15 Opening

11.15-11.45: Pádraig Ó Macháin (UCC) The Irish paper manuscript

12.30-1.00: Aoibheann Nic Dhonnchadha (Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies) An Irish medical treatise on vellum and paper from the 16th century

11.45-12.30: Matthew Driscoll (University of Copenhagen / University of Ulster) The paper manuscript in post-medieval Iceland

1.00-2.00 Lunch                                 

2.00-2.45: Siobhán Fitzpatrick (Royal Irish Academy) A view of Ireland on paper

2.45-3.30: Orietta Da Rold (University of Cambridge) Paper in medieval English books

3.30-4.00 Tea/Coffee  

4.00-4.45: Mohsen Jafari Mazhab (National Library and Archives of Iran) Paper in the Persian manuscript tradition

4.45-5.30 Information Session           

Crónán Ó Doibhlin (UCC) Collections in University College Cork            

Barbara McCormack (NUI Maynooth) Paper manuscripts in the Russell Library, Maynooth University

Paul Curtis (Mucros Bookbindery and Paper Conservation Workshop) Conserving and binding the journal of Ó Mealláin, 1641                           

5.30 Reception                       

 

Saturday 27 May

9.30-10.15: Nioclás Mac Cathmhaoil (University of Ulster) Continuity and change in the Ulster manuscript tradition of the 18th Century

10.15-11.00: Theresa Fairbanks-Harris (Yale University) Looking at paper: a conservator's  approach

11.00-11.45 Tea/Coffee

11.45-12.30: Maria Stieglecker (Austrian Academy of Sciences): Hidden signs: how to capture watermarks

12.30-2.00 Lunch

2.00-2.45: Agnieszka Helman-Wazny (University of Hamburg): From palm leaves to paper: a transfer of technological knowledge in the Tibetan manuscript tradition

2.45-3.30: Élodie Levêque (Institut de Recherche et d'Histoire des textes, CNRS, Université Paris Ouest Nanterre) A scholar's binding?  The archaeology of some 19th-century Gaelic manuscripts in the National Library of Ireland

3.30-400 Tea/Coffee

4.00-4.45: Timothy O’Neill (UCC) Scholars' hands: non-Irish handwriting in the later manuscripts

4.45 Closing remarks

 

Download single page programme: Paper Manuscript Colloquium 2017 (245kB)  [PDF]

 

[Admission free, but pre-registration is essential.

Contact p.omachain@ucc.ie]

Comóradh an Ríordánaigh

Imeachtaí comórtha céad blian Sheáin Uí Ríordáin (3.12.1916-27.2.1977)

10 Samhain (3.00-5.00, ORB Seomra Caidrimh)
Mórfhile/Mionteanga
Teacht le chéile chun ceard na filíochta sa Ghaeilge a phlé agus í a thagairt go háirithe do shaothar an Ríordánaigh. Aoichainteoirí: Colm Breathnach, Áine Uí Fhoghlú, Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhaigh, agus Wilson McLeod

Liam Ó Murchú, Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhaigh, Áine Uí Fhoghlú, Colm Breatnach, agus Wilson McLeod

Liam Ó Murchú, Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhaigh, Áine Uí Fhoghlú, Colm Breatnach, agus Wilson McLeod

 

17 Samhain (1.00-2.30, ORB Seomra Caidrimh)
Ceol agus Filíocht le Gaelscoil Uí Ríordáin

Gaelscoil Uí Ríórdáin November 17th 2016

 Máiréad Ní Loingsigh, John Riordan (mac dearthár don bhfile), agus Gabriel Ó Cathasaigh

 

22 Samhain (4.00-5.00, ORB G.27 (College Seminar Room / Seomra Seimineáir an Choláíste)
‘Letter-forms and literature: wrestling with Scripture, Heaney and Ó Ríordáin’
Léacht le Timothy O'Neill (Ollamh Taca, Roinn na Nua-Ghaeilge)

Christine agus Tim O'Neill, agus Aidan Doyle, 22/11/2016

 Christine O'Neill, Tim O'Neill, agus Aidan Doyle

 

25 Samhain (3.00, Roinn na Nua-Ghaeilge)
Aistriú dhealbh Shéamuis Uí Mhurchú de Sheán Ó Ríordáin go Roinn na Nua-Ghaeilge


Ar Muir is ar Tír: Seanchas na Réabhlóidí

A weekend conference jointly hosted by Roinn na Nua-Ghaeilge and Coláiste na Rinne, 30 September – 2 October 2016, Coláiste na Rinne. Contact: p.omachain@ucc.ie

Ar Muir agus ar Tír clár 2016 (965kB) [PDF]


Translating European Literature into Irish in the Free State

A one-day colloquium, 16 September 2016. Contact: a.doyle@ucc.ie

 

'A D’IOMPAIGH GO GAEILGE' TRANSLATING EUROPEAN LITERATURE INTO IRISH IN THE FREE STATE

16 September 2016 O’Rahilly Building, room G.27

 

9.25 Opening of symposium by Dr Martin Howard, Head of School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures

9.30-10.30 Michael Cronin (DCU), 'Pádraig de Brún and the equations of translation'

10.30-11.00 Tea/coffee

11.00-12.00 Pádraigín Riggs (UCC), 'Pádraig de Brún’s translations of Racine (Athalie) and Corneille (Polyeucte)'
12.00-12.45 Daragh O’Connell and Aidan Doyle (UCC), 'Canto XIII of the Divine Comedy'

12.45-2.00 Lunch

2.00-3.00 Mark Ó Fionnáin (KUL), 'Liam Ó Rinn – a European Gael'
3.00-4.00 Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh (NUIG), 'Daudet’s "La dernière classe": versions and motives'
4.00-5.00 Alan Titley, 'An Gúm: state publishing as an engine of literary creation'
5.00 Closing of symposium by Prof. Pádraig Ó Macháin, Head of School of Irish Learning

5.15-6.30 Poetry reading and wine reception: Common Room, North Wing, Readings of original texts and translations into Irish from: French, German, Greek, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Galician, Latin

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