Upcoming Research Events

2019/20 - Semester 2

Thursday, 27 February, 5pm, D301, Newman Building
Dr Stephen Lucek (UCD)
‘Linguistic Discrimination and the Dublin Secondary School’

Thursday, 5 March, 4pm, D301, Newman Building
Dr Philip Johnston (UCD)
‘Form, Frenzy, Folly and... Falsehood(?) in Lorca's Romancero gitano

Friday, 27 March, 9am - 5pm, D301, Newman Building
SLCL Graduate Conference
Talks by Graduate Taught and Research Students

Thursday 2 April, 4pm, D301, Newman Building
Natasha Kanapé Fontaine
Interview and Q&A session
In conjunction with the Franco-Irish Literary Festival

Wednesday 8 April, 5.15pm, D301 Newman Building
Professor Suzan van Dijk (Huygens Institute for Dutch History, Amsterdam)
'Digitising the Humanities: online publication of Dutch-Swiss Isabelle de Charrière (1740-1805) correspondence'

Thursday 16 April, 4pm, D301, Newman Building
‘The transmission of Scandinavian literature around 1900’ (UCD)
Dr Sabine Strumper-Krobb

Saturday 18th April, 10 a.m. – 5pm, D301, Newman Building
ADEFFI Postgraduate symposium
(Association des études françaises et francophones d’Irlande)

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2019/20 - Semester 1

  • Author and poet Gabrielle Alioth presenting her new poetry collection The Poet’s Coat, with translator Fred Kurer, Thursday 10 October 2019, 4pm, D301
  • ‘Bodies, Identities and Languages on the threshold of local and global: Elena Ferrante in a Global Context’, Prof. Ursula Fanning, Dr Enrica Ferrara, Emanuela Caffè (UCD), Thursday 24 October 2019, 5pm D301
  • ‘Hitler's French Literary Afterlives,1945-2017’, Dr Manu Braganca, UCD, Talk and book launch, Thursday 7 November 2019, 5pm D301
  • 'On the Ruins of Empire: Reading the Vestiges of the Colonial Past', Prof Charles Forsdick (University of Liverpool), Friday 15 November, 2pm, Humanities Institute
  • 'James Joyce as an Italian-Irish intellectual', Dr Antonio Bibbo' (University of Trento), Thursday 21 November 2019, 5pm, D301

Foundation for Italian Studies events:

  • 'Beyond Dante: Finding Feminine Voices in Medieval Italy', Dr David Bowe (UCC), Wednesday 2 October, 6.30 pm, Th. 1 Newman
  • ‘All Irish in the eyes of Mussolini: Irish theatre in Italy in the WWII years’, Dr Antonio Bibbo' (University of Trento), Wednesday 20 November, 6.30 pm Th. 1 Newman

2018/19 - Semester 1

  • ‘Turmoil / Dans la Tourmente: Instability and Insecurity in 18th-century France’, International Conference, organised by Dr Siofra Pierse and postgraduates Emma Dunne and Edward O’Sullivan, 7-8th September, Humanities Institute
  • ‘New Formations of the Italian Self: stories of subjectivity across boundaries in recent Italian migration narratives’, Professor Jennifer Burns, University of Warwick, 20th September, 6pm Theatre R, Newman (organised by the Italian Foundation)
  • ‘Ethnography as transnationalizing practice in contemporary fictions in Italian’, Professor Jennifer Burns, University of Warwick, 21st September, 2pm J104, Newman (organised by the Italian Foundation)
  • ‘The Global Turn: Post-War Modernism and its Regimes of Circulation’, Professor Tom Avermaete,
    co-organised by Dr Douglas Smith and Dr Kathleen James-Chakraborty (School of Art History and Cultural Policy), 8th October, 6pm
  • ‘Architects of amnesia: Spain’s Memory Wars: Irresponsible Folly or Assertion of Human Right to Remember?’, Paddy Woodworth, 18th October, 1pm, L-024 SUTH
  • ‘États présents, états futurs: French and Francophone Studies in the 21st century’, annual conference of ADEFF, l’Association des études françaises et francophones d’Irlande, co-organised by Dr Manu Braganca and Dr James Hanrahan (Trinity College Dublin), 19-20th October, D101 / 107, Newman Building
  • ‘Remembering childhood in artistic practice’, Artist Susanne Wawra, organised by Dr Gillian Pye, 5th November, 9 a.m., A 105
  • Round Table: ‘Posthumanism’, organised by Dr Enrica Ferrara with Dr Gillian Pye, Dr Jeanne Riou, Dr Douglas Smyth, Dr Tara Plunkett, 15th November, 4-6pm, D301
  • ‘Violence and Gender on the US/Mexico border’, Professor Nuala Finnegan, UCC, Thursday 15th November, 1pm, L-024 SUTH
  • ‘Conflict, Crisis and Culture’:Annual Conference of the German Studies Association of Ireland, co-organised by Dr Gillian Pye, Dr Sabine Strumper-Krobb & Dr Joseph Twist, 16-17th November (16th Nov: Goethe Institute; 17th Nov: Humanities Institute, UCD)
  • ‘Dancing between East and West: Destabilising the Subject in Feridun Zaimoglu’s Short Stories’, Dr Joseph Twist, 22nd November 4pm, D301
  • ‘Austrian Foreign Affairs: From the Viennese Congress to the Presidency of the EU-Council in 2018’; workshop organised by Anneliese Rieger, 22nd-23rd November, D301 Newman Building
  • ‘Una foschia sanguigna. Corpo e destino femminile nella narrativa delle donne in Italia da Lettera all'Editore (1945) di Gianna Manzini a Dalla parte di lei (1949) di Alba De Céspedes’, Dr Margherita Ghilardi (Florence), 29th November, Newman Th. R, 6.30pm
  • ‘Remembering Perec: forty years after La Vie mode d’emploi and Je me souviens, Symposium, organised by Dr Emer O’Beirne, 5th December, NUI Merrion Square
  • Introduction to Corpus Linguistics: Applied Workshop, organised by Dr Sandrine Peraldi, 6th December, 4-6pm, D301