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Samuel Diz – Seminar and Classical Guitar Concert

Samuel

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

Event – Poetry Reading by Isaac Xubín

Aboutthedifferentways_IsaacXubínPoetry Reading
About the different ways to defend a house and bury the dead
Isaac Xubín
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

An evening with writers Marta Dacosta, Harkaitz Cano and Isaac Xubín

Marta Dacosta

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 dacostaMarta 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

Event – Readings from the Periphery

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.Read the rest