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Study of Languages, Literature, Culture and Communication Committee - Our Work

06 April 2017

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

Henry James: ‘The battered technician’

26 January 2017

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

The magic of Shakespeare

27 October 2016

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

Translation Day

27 September 2016

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

‘Draft Specification for Junior Cycle Modern Foreign Languages

May 2016

Response to the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment’s

Shakespeare here and elsewhere

14 May 2016

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

Knowing their dream? Yeats’ response to Easter 1916

11 January 2016

Academy Discourse Lecture with Roy Foster and Nicholas Grene as Respondent

Yeats and the occult: the unchristened heart

28 October 2016

A public lecture by Margaret Mills Harper at University of Limerick

Burning books: what can writing tell us about rights?

22 October 2016

A public lecture by Lyndsey Stonebridge

Human rights and interpreting: the Irish legal system

30 September 2016

Seminar and report

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