Arantxa Urretabizkaia, about Basque literature at the festival ISLA and at the Atxaga Cair of CUNY in New York

Euskara. Kultura. Mundura.

2015-10-01

The writer Arantxa Urretabizkaia will be spreading the Basque culture throughout the world during the month of October:  she will take part at the festival of literature ISLA of Ireland, from where she will travel to New York to teach at the Bernardo Atxaga Chair, at CUNY University. The writer will work with the support of the Etxepare Basque Institute.

The festival ISLA, organized by the Cervantes Institute of Dublin, takes place from 2 to 4 October and annually brings together international authors; this year, the basque writer Arantxa Urretabizkaia will visit the festival. On October 2, she will participate in the symposium ‘Resistiendo al olvido’ along with the writers Diarmaid Ferriter (Irlanda) y  Mónica Lavín (Mexico); they will be moderated by Carmen Sanjulián . You can check the full program of the festival here.

From Ireland, the writer will fly to New York to teach at the Bernardo Atxaga Chair, opened by the Etxepare Basque Institute at the CUNY (City University of New York) in 2011. The course, entitled "Dormant Voices: narration and transgression in the current Basque literature (1975-2010)" is divided into three sections: "The Basque culture under Francoism", "Women in Basque literature" and "Conflict and literature". Urretabizkaia will begin the classes on October 5, accompanied by Mari Jose Olaziregi - Director for the Promotion and Dissemination of the Basque language  of the Etxepare Basque Institute-; the course will come to an end on October 8.

 

The writer Arantxa Urretabizkaia will be spreading the Basque culture throughout the world during the month of October:  she will take part at the festival of literature ISLA of Ireland, from where she will travel to New York to teach at the Bernardo Atxaga Chair, at CUNY University. The writer will work with the support of the Etxepare Basque Institute.

The festival ISLA, organized by the Cervantes Institute of Dublin, takes place from 2 to 4 October and annually brings together international authors; this year, the basque writer Arantxa Urretabizkaia will visit the festival. On October 2, she will participate in the symposium ‘Resistiendo al olvido’ along with the writers Diarmaid Ferriter (Irlanda) y  Mónica Lavín (Mexico); they will be moderated by Carmen Sanjulián . You can check the full program of the festival here.

From Ireland, the writer will fly to New York to teach at the Bernardo Atxaga Chair opened by the Etxepare Basque Institute at the CUNY (City University of New York) in 2011. The course, entitled "Dormant Voices: narration and transgression in the current Basque literature (1975-2010)" is divided into three sections: "The Basque culture under Francoism", "Women in Basque literature" and "Conflict and literature". Urretabizkaia will begin the classes on October 5, accompanied by Mari Jose Olaziregi - Director for the Promotion and Dissemination of the Basque language  of the Etxepare Basque Institute-; the course will come to an end on October 8.

 

 

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