Prize-winning French author and film producer, Delphine de Vigan, will be in conversation with Henriette Korthlas Altes (MFO) and Catriona Seth (All Souls) at Jesus College, in the Harper Room at Jesus College at 5.15 P.M. on Wednesday 26th April.
The aim of this conference, then, is to foreground transnational women’s contribution to Portuguese culture (and vice versa) and to interrogate the nature of their impact in Portugal and beyond, while fostering an interdisciplinary and transcultural perspective. The conference will examine how the meaning of being a transnational/ diasporic artist has shifted across time, and focus on negotiations of creative influence and multiple identifications through the lens of gender.
L’idée vient en parlant: These words will serve as a basis for exploring – in English and German – how the debate about knowledge is configured in literary texts, to what extent it determines the poetic reflections of specific authors, and what might be the methodological and theoretical implications.
Zep est un célèbre dessinateur d’origine suisse. Il est notamment le père de Titeuf, le petit héros à la mèche jaune qui naît en 1992 et qui lui donne la notoriété de par le monde, avec plus de 20 millions d’albums vendus.
The Sub-Faculty of Spanish will host the V Foro Cervantes on 6 and 7 March. The Foro Cervantes is a collaboration between the University of Oxford and the Instituto Cervantes in London to present to British academia some of the Spanish writers best known to critics and to the reading public. This year’s session will feature Agustín Sánchez Vidal, whose first lecture will be ‘El porqué de las ficciones’.
The German-Japanese writer Dr Yoko Tawada will be reading a selection of German and Japanese texts in St Edmund Hall (Doctorow Room) on 28 February at 5.30pm. In this multilingual reading, Oxford students will be given the opportunity to present their English translations of her texts. The reading will be followed by a panel discussion on ‘Poetics of Translation’.