Institut Ramon Llull

Newsletter # 111


paperllull.  BARCELONA,  11/12/2020

The Ten Commandments of Catalan Children’s and Young Adult Literature

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Language.  En línia,  11/12/2020

Reading and sharing Marta Orriol’s work

The Center for Catalan Studies at Queen Mary University of London has organized, with the support of Pushkin Press, an online reading group on Learning to Talk to Plants, the award-winning novel by Marta Orriols, recently published in the United Kingdom. The event will feature the participation of the author and Mara Faye Lethem, translator of the work into English.

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paperllull.  L'ALGUER,  13/12/2020

L’Alguer and its Catalan-language poetry: an exceptional surprise

The small Catalan cultural and linguistic community in L’Alguer, a town in the north-west corner of Sardinia, as well as the poetry written there from the mid-twentieth century onwards, are perhaps two exceptional and surprising singularities. Poet and academic Joan-Elies Adell shines a light on the poetry in Catalan produced in this Sardinian town.

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Knowledge.  Olot,  09/12/2020

Open Call for a Faberllull residence stay on Digital Humanities

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Cinema.  EUROPE,  19/11/2020

Atlàntida Film Fest expands internationally with eight favourites from the last edition and 9 Catalan productions

Atlàntida Film Fest, the biggest online film festival in Europe, organised by Filmin, is expanding internationally and, on top of Portugal, will reach five more European countries this December (Serbia, Greece, Albania, Romania and Bulgaria). Following the exponential growth of its in-person edition in Mallorca and the online version on Filmin – with over 550,000 viewers last year – the ten-year-old festival is making the leap into new territories, thanks to its collaboration with the European Union’s MEDIA Creative Europe programme.

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paperllull.  BARCELONA,  06/12/2020

Jordi-Pere Cerdà, a borderland writer

This year, 4 November marked 100 years since the birth of Jordi-Pere Cerdà (Sallagosa, 1920–Perpinyà, 11 September 2011), one of the most unique poetic voices in Catalan literature. And one of the most unknown, hidden under piles of clichés and reductive labels.

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paperllull.  BARCELONA,  22/11/2020

Raquel García-Tomás: ‘Today’s music needs to become part of a national repertoire’

We interview Raquel García-Tomás, a young interdisciplinary creator and composer who has just won the National Music Prize for the opera 'Je suis narcissiste' and who has just premiered at the Liceu 'Per precaució', a piece composed during confinement.

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