- 19 Dec 2011
Professor Liliane Weissberg and Dr. Gert Hofmann at the lecture on 12 December 2011.
A Guest Lecture by Professor Tim Youngs and a Book Launch were held on Monday 28th November 2011.
The editors of the volume "German and European Poetics after the Holocaust. Crisis and Creativity", Gert Hofmann, Rachel MagShamhráin, Marko Pajević and Michael Shields, present their work to the academic public, pictured here together with Maeve Conrick, Head of School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, and Graham Allen, Vice Head of College, who delivered the presentation speech.
Dr. Maeve Conrick, Professor Tim Unwin and Professor Grace Neville at the Council Room for the Inaugural Lecture.
The making and breaking of limits is a research workshop in the humanities that will take place in University College Cork on 23 March 2012 in the Meeting Room, College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences, from 11.30 to 4.
The School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures would like to invite you to the following lecture:
"Current Issues in Translation Studies"
By PROF. DR. phil. habil. WOLFGANG LÖRSCHER, Dean of Faculty of Philology, University of Leipzig
At 5.00 p.m. on Tuesday 8th May 2012 in ORB 1.23
Imagining Contemporary Algerias:
Communities, Nation-State, the Maghreb and the Mediterranean
International Workshop, University College Cork, Ireland
September 7-8, 2012
This Thursday December 5th there will be a fundraiser for Cork Penny Dinners in G27 (O'Rahilly Building) at 6pm.
My Inner World an Exhibition by Daniel Weinstock.
The Violent Border - Research Symposium, 15 February 2013.
L-R: Mairéad Jones (2nd Prize in German), Tracy Burke Bukulin (2nd Prize in Italian and Commendation in French), Andrea Lane (Scholarship in Latin), Bríd Furlong (3rd Prize in Latin), Nicole Clinton (Scholarship in Spanish)
1st International Conference: Performative Teaching, Learning and Research.
The Quercus Talented Students’ Programme is aimed at supporting and promoting excellence in academia, sport, creative and performing arts, active citizenship and innovation/entrepreneurship for both prospective undergraduate students and students already registered in UCC.
Film and Screen Media at University College Cork, in association with the School of English, UCC, the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, UCC and the Cork Screen Commission, is pleased to announce a public lecture by acclaimed composer, Carl Davis C.B.E.
Cork based Rosalin Blue gave a taste of her work as a poetry performer. Under the title: "What is Spoken Word? What is Performance Poetry?"
The 25-minute performance part was followed by a lively discussion about different performative styles and the potential role of 'literature performance' within the modern languages curriculum at UCC.
Diaspora and the Press was the focus of the Seventh Annual NPHFI Conference, which took place in UCC on Friday 21 and Saturday 22 November.
The acclaimed director, John Crowley, will visit UCC on Friday 28th November 2014 at 1 pm in the Windle Building.
To mark the Official Launch of the BA World Languages (CK110) by Professor Caroline Fennell, Head of the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences, the distinguished linguist, Professor David Crystal will deliver a lecture on 'The Structure of Language'. This event will take place at 6 p.m. on Tuesday 25th November 2014 in Boole 3. All welcome.
Photographed with Professor Nuala Finnegan, Head of the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, were the recipients of the Mary Ryan Language Scholarships 2014, Geraldine Doolan, Aisling Ni Dhonnabhain, Ellen Patterson, Ashleigh Kavanagh and Davina Muntjewerff
On 3-4 October, UCC’s College of Arts is hosting a conference on Adaptation, focusing on the collaborative creative processes involved, with keynotes by Thomas Leitch (Delaware) and Judith Buchanan (York) as well as a staged interview with author John Banville.
A Public Lecture will be held to mark the occasion of the opening of the new Centre for Advanced Studies in Languages and Cultures (CASiLaC).
As a pre-conference activity, part of the LX Anglo-Catalan Society Annual Conference, famous Catalan media presenter and journalist Miquel Calçada will give a Public Lecture in English, on the subject of the 1714-2014 Tricentenary commemorations in Catalonia.
The venue for this event will be the CACSSS Seminar Room, located in the O'Rahilly Building on the UCC main campus (ORB_G27). The lecture will start at 7:00 pm.
This symposium invites participation from scholars working both in the area traditionally constituted as Mexican Studies and also in the area of Mexican-American and/or Chicano Studies. Its focus is deliberately expansive and we welcome proposals that will illuminate current approaches to, explorations of and pathways through these rich multidisciplinary fields that are underpinned by work in both the social sciences and humanities. The symposium aims to showcase research into Mexican and Mexican-American Studies as currently conceptualised, studied and taught in the academy. The symposium provides the opportunity to debate and discuss scholarly research and inquiry on Mexico from a diverse range of disciplinary perspectives. Interventions in the areas of cultural studies, literatures, art, theatre and performance, history, political science, anthropology, sociology and digital humanities are welcome
The International Conference, The Expression of Temporality by L2 Learners of French and English. Acquisition of Time, Aspect and Modality, takes place this week on 22-24 May at the University of Montpellier 3 – Paul Valéry.
On Thursday May 29 at 18.15 there will be a reception in the Department of French to mark the launch of Dr Angela Ryan's critical edition of George Sand's Un hiver à Majorque (Paris: Editions Honoré Champion, 2013).
'New Directions in the Performance of Violence and Trauma in the Hispanic World' will be held in UCC on the 8th of May 2014.
Are you a recent graduate in French, German, Spanish or Italian? Are you looking to expand your skills base and boost your future employability?
The MA in Languages and Cultures provides graduates with the opportunity to work on the myriad roles of languages and cultures in today's world.
It will allow students to specialize in any of the language subjects in the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures in UCC including French, Spanish, German, Italian and Portuguese.
The programme offers a pathway to employment, to work in research and development, and to further study.
The Postgraduate Conference in Italian Studies will be held in UCC on Saturday 1st March 2014. For further information please see the Italian Departments Facebook page: www.facebook.com/italianUCC
Dott. M Gabriella Caponi-Doherty of the Department of Italian in UCC will give a talk - 'Le Marche, a hidden treasure' - on Wednesday 26 February at 7 pm in the City Library. Free Admission. All welcome.
‘A Story of Two Revolutions’ Exhibition of Work by Patrick Altes, will be held on Thursday February 13, at the Christchurch Gallery, Triskel Arts Centre Cork, from 17.00 – 18. 30
The EU Careers Ambassador in UCC, Oliver O'Hanlon, wishes to highlight some events that will be taking place in UCC this term. His role as EU Careers Ambassador is to promote the idea of working in EU Institutions among his fellow UCC students.
These and other events can be followed on this dedicated Facebook page and there will also be posters placed around the campus.
Call for Papers: PROCESS AND PRACTICE: ADAPTATION CONSIDERED AS A COLLABORATIVE ART, 3-4 October 2014, University College Cork.
The international interdisciplinary postgraduate symposium Irish Revolution 1912-1923 as Viewed from Outside will be held in UCC 13 & 14 June 2014.