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MY STORY MY WORDS – A symposium on language, migration and culture in Ireland

September 29 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Details

Date:
September 29
Time:
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Venue

Seminar Room G011 the Hardiman Reserach Building
Ireland

Organizer

Anne O’Connor
Email:
anne.oconnor@nuigalway.ie

September 29, 2017-  Room G010, Hardiman Research Building, NUI Galway

DEVELOPED UNDER THE IRC “NEW FOUNDATIONS” SCHEME

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE IMMIGRANT COUNCIL OF IRELAND

 

9.00   Welcome

9.30 – Migration, Language and New Media (Chair: Andrea Ciribuco)

– Mary Gilmartin (NUI Maynooth): “Narratives of Belonging”

– Lisa McEntee-Atalianis (Birkbeck): “Tracing the Migrant Voice in Traditional & New

Media”

– Unn Røyneland (Oslo): “Virtually Norwegian: Negotiating Language and Identity

Online”

11.00 – Break

11.15 – Opening spaces for migrant cultures: translation, creative writing,

visual arts (Chair: Anne O’Connor)

– Stefan Nowotny (Goldsmiths): “Tales and Silences: Revisiting the Task of

Translation”

– Marta Golubowska, visual artist: “The second language in visual arts: means to

convey the meanings”

– Ozgecan Kesici-Ayoubi, poet / scholar / translator: Title TBC

12.30 – Lunch

1.30 – Migrating theatre and film (Chair: Charlotte Mc Ivor)

– OT Platform (Bernie O’Reilly, Maud Hendricks, Rula Abu Affar): “OTP, an open

platform in Dublin”

– Kasia Lech (Canterbury Christ Church University / Polish Theatre Ireland): “They

came here and stole our jobs and then they took our language: Polish-Irish-English

hybrid and its theatrical potential”

– Jijo Sebastian, film director: Title TBC

2.30 – Migrating Poetry (Chair: Michaela Schrage-Frueh)

– Anne Mulhall (UCD): Title TBC

– Christodoulos Makris, poet: “Travelling Light: Shedding Poetry’s

National Baggage”

– Nita Mishra, poet /scholar: “’Tom’s Exotic Princess’”

– Nithy Kasa, poet: Title TBC

– Fiona Bolger, poet: presenting “All the Worlds Between”

4.15 – The Immigrant Council of Ireland (presented by Tereza

Buszckowska)

4.45 – Break

5.00 – Ó Briain Memorial Lecture

Patrick Stevenson (Southampton): “Moving Stories: Writing Berlin Lives”

6.00 Reception