Siompóisiam – Symposium 2020

Ceol, Amhránaíocht, Sean-Nós agus Ceiliúradh ar Shaothar Mháirtín Uí Chadhain

Saturday, 22 February 2020

Sponsored by the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht supported by the Fulbright Commission in Ireland and the CUNY Institute for Irish-American Studies.

The Irish Language Program of the Department of Languages and Literatures invites you to participate in a symposium entitled “Ceol, Amhránaíocht, Sean-Nós agus Ceiliúradh ar Shaothar Mháirtín Uí Chadhain” which will take place on the campus of CUNY Lehman College 22 February 2020.

The deadline for ‘LehmanGaeilge 2020’ paper proposals has been extended to 15 December 2019 (the call for papers is attached). Proposals are being accepted for 20-minute papers to be read in Irish only for the 5th biennial Irish language literature symposium at Lehman College in the Bronx. This year’s symposium will focus on the work of Máirtín Ó Cadhain at the 50th anniversary of his death and depictions of the music of Ireland in literature. The guest speakers at the symposium on Saturday, 22 February 2020, and the titles of their lectures are as follows:
 
Máirtín Ó Cadhain agus an pholaitíocht liteartha 1949-1969
Dónall Ó Braonáin, OÉ Gaillimh | NUI Galway

Ó Shean go Nua: Leanúnachas agus Claochlú in Amhránaíocht Dhúchasach na Gaeilge
Síle Denvir, Ollscoil Chathair Bhaile Átha Cliath / Dublin City University

We will also have a book launch of Sa Teach Seo Anocht (2019) with author Micheál Ó Conghaile in attendance.
 
Although there will be no translation services available for the Irish language day on the 22nd at Lehman College, CUNY, our guest speakers will additionally give pre- and post-symposium lectures in English as follows at the CUNY Graduate Center on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan.
 
Friday, 21 February 2020 @ 7PM
Cré na Cille: The nine lives of a modernist text
Dónall Ó Braonáin, OÉ Gaillimh | NUI Galway

Monday, 24 February 2020 @ 7PM
Fuaimrian: An illustrated lecture of music and song based on the works of Patrick Pearse
Síle Denvir, Ollscoil Chathair Bhaile Átha Cliath / Dublin City University

Call for Papers in the Irish language only available here. Deadline: 15 December 2019