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Programme and videos Isla Festival 2013 -The Power of Words

Programme and videos Isla Festival 2013 -The Power of Words

Programme Isla Festival 2013 - The power of Worlds

Friday, 18th October 2013

3.30pm

Doors open

4pm - 4.45pm

Official opening speech by Irish writer John Banville

Remembering Seamus Heaney: Reading of sonnets by actor Tom Hickey

[Video] Official opening

5pm - 6.15pm

Poetry as a calling: Profession or Possession?

Chaired by: Lorna Shaughnessy (NUI Galway)


Authors

[Video] Poetry as a calling

6.30pm - 7.15pm

Today we are reading with

Introduced by: Bill Richardson (NUI Galway)


Authors

  • Daniel Freidemberg (Argentina)
  • Tomás Mac Síomóin (Ireland)
  • Paula Meehan (Ireland) [Video: interview]
  • Kirmen Uribe (Spain)
  • Enrique Vila-Matas (Spain)

[Video] Today we are reading with...


Saturday, 19th October 2013

11.30am - 12.45pm

Dublin and Other Cities of Literature

Chaired by: Ciaran Cosgrove (Trinity College Dublin)


Authors

[Video] Dublin and Other Cities of Literature

12.45pm - 2.00pm
Break

2.00pm - 3.15pm

The Novel, Memory and Resistance

Chaired by: Cara Levey (University College Cork)


Authors

[Video] The Novel, Memory and Resistance

3.30pm - 4.15pm

Today we are reading with

Introduced by: Carmen Sanjulián (Instituto Cervantes)


Authors

  • John Banville (Ireland)
  • John Boyne (Irlanda)
  • Álvaro Enrigue (Mexico)
  • María Tena (Spain)

[Video] Today we are reading with...

4.30pm - 5.45pm

Hispanic Power

Chaired by: Catherine Leen (NUI Maynooth)


Authors

[Video] Hispanic power

6.00pm - 7.10pm

Film screening: "Antonio Machado: Destierro y muerte de un poeta"

Documentary on Antonio Machado by Hermindo Medal
2005 (Spain).66 min.
In Spanish + English subtitles


Sunday, 20th October 2013

11.00am - 12.30pm

A Question of Genres

Chaired by: Jean-Philippe Imbert (Dublin City University)


Authors

[Video] A Question of Genres

12.45pm - 1.30pm

Today we are reading with

Introduced by: Ciaran Carty


Authors

  • Marina Carr (Ireland)
  • Susana Cella (Argentina)
  • Julio Espinosa (Chile)
  • Fernando Sánchez Dragó (Spain)
  • René Vázquez Díaz (Cuba)

[Video] Today we are reading with...


Organised by:

Instituto Cervantes Embajada de Argentina Embajada de Chile Embajada de Cuba Embajada de España

Embajada de México Extepare Unesco Foras na Gaeilge Ireland Literature Exchange

Poetry Ireland

In collaboration with:

NUI Galway UCC Maynooth TCD

DCU

Sponsored by:

Cuba Support Group Vinos I need Spain

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