Institut Ramon LLull



31/05/2020 paperllull

Josep Carner and the European poetry of his time

For Catalans, it is easy to name Josep Carner the greatest ever writer in their language. But what does he represent within universal literature? Jordi Marrugat explains in this article.
11/04/2020 paperllull

Benet i Jornet: memory and struggle

The death of Josep Maria Benet i Jornet (1940–2020) leaves Catalan theatre without its biggest reformer. The 79-year-old wrote around 30 plays and created hit TV series like ‘Poblenou’ ...
22/03/2020 paperllull

Mercè Rodoreda: creating the world again

Mercè Rodoreda is one of the most internationally renowned Catalan authors and the most influential contemporary Catalan-language woman writer, with translations of her work available in over thirty ...
New York
16/11/2018 Literature

Xeixa Poetry Anthology of 14 Catalan Authors Launched in the United States

The McNally Jackson bookstore (New York) will host the launch of Xeixa: Fourteen Catalan Poets Poetry anthology, a poetry anthology featuring work by authors including Màrius Sampere, Teresa Pascual, ...
22/06/2018 Literature

Grant application process open for the promotion of Catalan and Aranese literature abroad

Grants are being awarded for activities in 2018 to promote Catalan and Aranese literature outside the linguistic territories of both countries. Applicants must consult the process rules, which can be ...
19/02/2018 Literature

The Majorcan poet Carles Rebassa, invited to the Cairo Literature Festival

For six days Cairo (Egypt) will be the venue for the Cairo Literature Festival, a competition organized by the independent cultural association Sefsafa Culture and Publishing Arts. With the participation ...
New York
26/01/2018 Literature

Open Call for Three Grants for Catalan Literature

The Official Journal of the Government of Catalonia (DOGC) has published the announcement for the three grants Institut Ramon Llull offers for disseminating Catalan literature abroad. 
12/02/2016 Literature

The Institut Ramon Llull is organizing the first Literary Translation Seminar for Russian students in Moscow

The IRL’s Area of Language and Universities and Area of Literature and Thought are organizing, together with Lomonosov Moscow State University (MGU), the 1st Literary Translation Seminar for young ...
12/10/2015 Literature

An international contemporary theatre symposium at the Sorbonne’s Catalan Studies Centre

Entitled “Contemporary Drama: Rebirth or Extinction?”, the symposium is part of the Catalan Studies Seminar organized by Sorbonne University’s Centre for Interdisciplinary Research into ...
22/10/2015 Literature

The International Festival of Authors of Toronto presents special focus on Catalan literature and culture

Toronto’s International Festival of Authors, which runs October 22–November 1, 2015, is delighted to present a thematic focus on Catalan literature and culture. Festival attendees will have ...
18/09/2015 Literature

Joan Sales’s classic Uncertain Glory will be in German bookshops on 28th September

This autumn German readers will be able to read one of the classics of Catalan literature: Uncertain Glory, by Joan Sales. A novel of ethics and ideas, considered one of the best books about the Civil ...
New York
10/09/2015 Literature

Catalan author Marina Espasa, at the Ledig House International Writers Residency

Since its founding in 1992, Writers Omi at Ledig House has hosted hundreds of authors and translators, representing more than fifty countries. The colony's strong international emphasis reflects the ...
15/06/2015 Literature

Pep Guardiola pays tribute to Martí i Pol in Munich with the Institut Ramon Llull and the Goethe Institut

The former manager of FC Barcelona and current manager of Bayern Munich, Josep Guardiola, will be introducing the German public to the figure of Miquel Martí i Pol, one of the most important voices ...
Columbia, Missouri, US
13/04/2015 Culture

VI Symposium on Catalan Language, Literature, and Culture, at the University of Missouri

As every year, scholars and writers will gather to discuss topics related to Catalan language, literature and culture during the symposium hosted by Department of Romance Languages and Literatures of ...
20/03/2015 Language

Laia Serret: “The most gratifying thing is writing about places that are now part of my personal geography”

Laia Serret (Tarragona, 1987) has just won the “El català pel món” (Catalan in the World) Prize awarded by the Godall Edicions publishing house. She has a degree in Catalan Philology ...
17/03/2015 Language

Laia Serret wins the 2nd “El català pel món” prize

Laia Serret Prunera, a teacher of Catalan literature at the University of Szeged (Hungary), has won the 2nd edition of the “El català pel món” literary prize. The prize is awarded ...
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