Postgraduate Hispanic Studies Conference 2013, June 28th and 29th

Venue
The Moore Institute Seminar Room

Date & Time
28th June, 2013 @ 00:00:00

The Postgraduate Hispanic Studies Conference of Ireland and the UK 2013 will take place in the Moore Institute on the 28th and 29th of June. The plenary speakers are Professor Bill Richardson, Head of the Spanish Department at NUI Galway, who will give a lecture entitled: "The Path Not Taken: Borges, Labyrinths, and the Location of Translation"; Dr. Chris Harris from the University of Liverpool who will deliver a talk on "Latin American Literature and Feminist Theory: Do Men and Masculinities Matter?"; and Clare Murphy who will speak on 'Storytelling in South America'.

Dr. Mel Boland of the Spanish Department in NUI, Galway will also be launching his recent publication, Displacement in Isabel Allende's Fiction, 1982-2000 (Hispanic Studies: Culture and Ideas) during the conference on Friday, 28 June 2013 in The Moore Institute.

For further information about the conference you may refer to the following Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/events/202983149775588/, or alternatively: http://hispanic-conference.com

Postgraduate Hispanic Studies Conference of Ireland and the UK, 2013 Programme

Day 1: Friday, 28 June, 2013

Time

Event

Location

08.30-09.15

Registration

Moore Institute Seminar Room

9.15-9.30

Conference Opening by Dr. Lillis O Laoire and Dr. Lorna Shaughnessy

Moore Institute Seminar Room

9.30-10.30

Plenary: Prof. Bill Richardson (NUI Galway)

Title: ‘The Path Not Taken: Borges, Labyrinths, and the Location of Translation’

Moore institute Seminar Room

Introduced by Dr. Lorna Shaughnessy

10.30-10.45

Tea/Coffee break

Moore Institute Seminar Room

10.45-11.45

Panel 1: Translations

Owen Harrington Fernández (NUI Galway)

Title: ‘Indexing Identity in Translation: Character Idiolect and Sociolect in the Spanish Translation of John Updike's 'Rabbit Redux'’

Dr. Patricia Holmes (NUI Galway)

Title: ‘César Aira: innovation and experimentation in process and narrative’

Moore Institute Seminar Room

Chair: Begoña Sangrador-Vegas

11.45-12.00

Tea/Coffee break

Moore Institute Seminar Room

12.00.13.30

Panel 2: Spanish Historiography

Mark McKinty (Queens’ University Belfast)

Title: ‘Origen y progresos: Nicolás Fernández de Moratín’s Carta histórica as the start of the modern bullfighting debate’

Francis Kelly (University College Cork)

Title: ‘Tales of a Knight Errant or Universal Soldier of Golden Age Spain?’

Antonio Rojas (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

Title: ‘The Spanish Golden Age, Baroque and Góngora’

Moore Institute Seminar Room

Chair: Ivan Kenny

13.30-15.00

Lunch

An Bhialann

15.00-16.00

Plenary: Clare Muireann Murphy

Title: ‘Storytelling y cuentos; the power of words’

Moore Institute Seminar Room

Chair: Dr. Kate Quinn

16.15-16.30

Tea/ Coffee break

Moore Institute Seminar Room

16.30-17.30

Panel 3: The Arts of Storytelling

Kate Dunn (University of Edinburgh)

Title: ‘How can the Poem Testify? Speaking and the Unspeaking in Alicia Partnoy’s Venganza de la manzana

Diletta Panero (NUI Galway)

Title: ‘Generational Storytelling in Chilean Narrative: Isabel Allende and Marta Blanco’

Moore Institute Seminar Room

Chair: Dr. Niamh McNamara

18.00-19.00

Book Launch

Dr Mel Boland of NUI Galway will launch Displacement in Isabel Allende's Fiction, 1982-2000 (Hispanic Studies: Culture and Ideas) (2013)

Moore Institute Seminar Room

Introduced by Dr. Chris Harris

The conference dinner will take place at 20.00 in Viña Mara, 19 Middle St, Galway.

Day 2: Saturday, 29 June, 2013

Time

Event

Location

9.30-10.30

Panel 1: Southern Cone Narratives

Dr. David Conlon (NUI Galway)

Title: ‘The Trauma of Nature in Zama by Antonio Di Benedetto’

Céire Broderick (NUI Galway)

‘Negotiating the Fragments in Gustavo Frías’ Tres nombres para Catalina: la doña de Campofrío

Moore Institute Seminar Room

Chair: Jennie Galvin

10.30-10.45

Tea/Coffee break

Moore Institute Seminar Room

10.45-12.15

Panel 2: Analysing Spanish Visual Media

Mirna Vohnsen (University College Dublin)

Title: ‘The Metamorphis of the Jewish Character in Argentine Cinema’

Ivan Kenny (NUI Galway)

Title: ‘Images of Entropy in The Exterminating Angel by Luis Buñuel’

Ruth Miriam Cereceda Gaton (BISC Queen’s University)

Title: ‘Marinero en tierra: análisis de la cultura marinera del norte de España en la obra y la persona del pintor Eduardo Sanz fraile’

Moore Institute Seminar Room

Chair: Diletta Panero

12.15-12.30

Tea/Coffee break

Moore Institute Seminar Room

12.30-13.30

Panel 3: Historical Memory and Contemporary Spain

Imogen Bloomfield

(University of Hull)

Title: ‘Spain’s (Un)Dead Children: A Haunting Presence in Historical Memory’

Aisling O’Connor (University of Limerick)

Title: ‘A postgenerational perspective on Republican women and Spain’s stolen babies: Benjamín Prado’s Mala gente que camina (2006)’

Moore Institute Seminar Room

Chair: Owen Harrington-Fernández

13.30-15.00

Lunch

37 West

15.00-16.00

Plenary: Dr. Chris Harris

(University of Liverpool)

Title: ‘Latin American Literature and Feminist Theory: Do Men and Masculinities Matter?’

Moore Institute Seminar Room

Chair: Prof. Bill Richardson

16.00-16.15

Tea/Coffee break

Moore Institute Seminar Room

16.15-17.45

Panel 4: Representations of Violence, Gender Roles and Drug trafficking in Popular Culture in Mexico and the Borderlands

Dr. Niamh McNamara (University College Cork)

Title: ‘Drugs, Violence and Ambiguity: Breaking Bad on the U.S. – Mexico border’

Jennie Galvin (NUI Galway)

Title: ‘El Movimiento Alterado: narrating a world of gender hierarchies, drugs and violence’

Dr. Yolanda Reyes

(University College Dublin)

Title: ‘Hypermasculinity, Violence and the re-enacted “Macho” in XXI Century Mexican Cinema’

Moore Institute Seminar Room

Chair: Céire Broderick

17.45-18.30

Round table discussion and conference close

Moore Institute Seminar Room