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Multilingual (Con)figurations: Catalan and Ukrainian in dialogue

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Offering a rare opportunity for collaboration between Hispanic and Slavonic studies, while also directing broader debates, this interdisciplinary workshop seeks to gain a deeper understanding of the implications of multilingualism for minority languages and their related cultural identities.

09:30-10:30 Session 1: Language, State and Territory
  • Dr Helena Buffery (University College Cork): Re-mapping the Translation Zone: Languages in/and relation in the Catalan-speaking territories
  • Professor Michael Moser (University of Vienna): Ukrainian: A state language in need of support
10:35-11:25 Session 2: For a Multiple Literature?
  • Dr Uilleam Blacker (University College London): Minor, Minority and Multiple: Challenges and opportunities of reading Ukraine’s complex literary heritage
  • Dr Jordi Cornell√† Detrell (University of Glasgow): Multilingualism in Contemporary Catalan Literature
11:55-12:45 Session 3: The Dislocation of Language
  • Professor Antonio Monegal Brancos (Universitat Pompeu Fabra): On the Margins: The other languages of Catalonia
  • Dr Tanya Zaharchenko (University of Oslo): Language and the Nation: Formulas of betrayal

12:45-13:15 Session 4: Roundtable/Open Discussion

Refreshments and buffet lunch will be provided

Part of the OWRI Project, Multilingualism: Empowering Individuals, Transforming Societies.

This talk is part of the Slavonic Studies series.

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