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Study of Languages, Literature, Culture and Communication Committee

The Study of Languages, Literature, Culture and Communication Committee multi-disciplinary committee was established in 2012 for a four year term. 

The committee has presented the following programme of events and activities which have been held at the Royal Irish Academy and elsewhere.

26 January 2017

Henry James: ‘The battered technician’

Alan Hollinghurst in conversation with Carlo Gébler on Henry James as critic

27 October 2016

The magic of Shakespeare

Academy Discourse Lecture with Sir Jonathan Bate and Jane Ohlmeyer MRIA as Respondent

27 September 2016

Translation Day

Lecture, roundtables, and interview with Anne Enright and four of her European translators

May 2016

Response to the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment’s ‘Draft Specification for Junior Cycle Modern Foreign Languages

14 May 2016

Shakespeare here and elsewhere

Workshop on Shakespeare in film and modern popular culture with Mark Thornton-Burnett MRIA, at the dlr Lexicon, Dun Laoghaire

11 January 2016

Knowing their dream? Yeats’ response to Easter 1916

Academy Discourse Lecture with Roy Foster and Nicholas Grene as Respondent

28 October 2016

Yeats and the occult: the unchristened heart

A public lecture by Margaret Mills Harper at University of Limerick

22 October 2016

Burning books: what can writing tell us about rights?

A public lecture by Lyndsey Stonebridge

30 September 2016

Human rights and interpreting: the Irish legal system

Seminar and report

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