Galician guitarist and researcher Samuel Diz (Tui, 1986) is coming to UCC on Thursday the 10th of December for a day of activities related to Galician classical music.
From 11 to 13h he will be giving a seminar (in Spanish) on the role of music in the Generation of ’27 through the compositions of Jesús Bal y Gay, who actively participated in the rejuvenation of the Spanish musical language.… Read the rest
About the different ways to defend a house and bury the dead
Coughlans, Tuesday 18th November – 18:00
About the different ways to defend a house and bury the dead is an impassioned dialogue about personal and national identity in the Iberian Peninsula through the reading of 6 poems by 6 authors in 6 different languages accompanied by an insightful analysis of the content by Galician poet Isaac Xubín.… Read the rest
A few days ago, Marta Dacosta and Harkaitz Cano were with us in Cork to talk about their experiences as writers in so-called minority languages, as well as their influences and their reasons to write in Galician and Basque respectively.
Marta Dacosta: Las huellas de Rosalía
Marta Dacosta focused her talk on the influence of Rosalía de Castro, considered the greatest writer in Galician language, on today’s Galician writers, and more specifically on the female literary scene.… Read the rest
Readings from the Periphery: with writers Marta Dacosta, Harkaitz Cano and Isaac Xubín
University College Cork & Cork Central Library
Friday 17th October 2014
This event brings together three writers from the Basque Country and Galicia to discuss the significance of writing in so-called minority languages in today’s world.
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Last Friday we had the great opportunity to have Xavier Queipo in Cork and enjoy a full day of activities ranging from a Creative Writing workshop, a lecture on the experience of living in a multilingual city such as Brussels, and a seminar on the first full translation ever done of Joyce’s Ulysses into Galician.… Read the rest