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SNLS and Moore Institute (NUI) Event: 'Latin Literature and its cultural significance in Early Modern Ireland and Scotland'

‘Latin Literature and its cultural significance in Early Modern Ireland and Scotland’

Wednesday April 24, 2019.

Room G010, Hardiman Research Building, Moore Institute, National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland.

11.30-11.40am Welcome and overview of event

11.40-12.00noon The importance of early modern Latin studies 1. Scotland (Dr David McOmish, Moore Institute Visiting Fellow)

12.00-12.20pm The importance of early modern Latin studies 2. Ireland (Dr Jason Harris, University College Cork)

12.20-12.50pm Lunch Break

12.50-2.00pm Trends in early modern Latin studies 1. Vernacular (Irish/Gàidhlig) to Latin Professor Michael Clarke (NUI, Galway): Overview of the tradition of Latin literature in Irish culture Dr Alan Macquarrie (University of Glasgow), Society for Neo-Latin Studies Lecture: Roderick MacLean’s Ionis and the Latin Epic tradition in early modern Gàidhlig Scotland

2.00-2.30pm Tea and Coffee

2.30-3.40pm Trends in early modern Latin 2. Sé mo chaesar: identity and politics in Scoto-Hibernian Latin culture Dr Padraig Lenihan (NUI, Galway): Jacobites in the Poema de Hibernia Dr David McOmish (Moore Institute Visiting Fellow) , Moore Institute lecture: Counter-Reformation Propaganda and Stuart Loyalism in the poetry of Adam King

3.40-4.00pm An undiscovered Country: texts and source material in archives and online (NUI archives).

4.00-4.20pm Publishing your research 1. Digital output (Dr Justin Tonra and Anne Hurley, NUI, Galway)

4.20-4.40pm Publishing your research 2. The new Bloomsbury Neo-Latin series: monographs/collections and critical editions (Dr Jason Harris and David McOmish, editorial committee Bloomsbury Neo-Latin Series).

Thanks to generous support from the Moore Institute and the SNLS, there is no event fee and lunch will be provided. As places are limited, those wishing to attend should email david.mcomish@glasgow.ac.uk in advance. This joint event is also the annual SNLS Researcher and Postgraduate Day in honour of Philip Ford.

Mon 04 Mar 2019, 10:03 | Tags: Conference, colloquium, Moore Institute, NUI Galway

Project News: Greek Studies in 15th Century Europe

The webpage of this Marie Curie project, Greek Studies in 15th Century Europe, is available here.

The website of the conference 'Making and Rethinking Renaissance Between Greek and Latin in 15th-16th Century Europe' (14-15 June 2016), with links to the poster, full programme, and to the Registraton page, is available here.

Sun 29 May 2016, 15:53 | Tags: PhD, Postdoctoral, Postgraduate, Conference, Lecture, Oxford