Institut Ramon LLull

Los Angeles 
22/02/2024 Universities

Julia Ojeda discusses national and gender opression at the University of California Los Angeles

This talk is based on the Manifesto for a Feminist Nationalism that Dr. Ojeda published on March 8, 2023, along with the Matriotes collective in the Catalan Countries.
New York 
22/02/2024 Music

An eternal return: two exhibitions in New York pay tribute to Victoria de los Ángeles in her Centennial

Fundació Victoria de los Ángeles launches the celebration of the Centennial of the famous Catalan soprano Victoria de los Ángeles with two important exhibitions in New York City, at the Metropolitan Opera House, and at the Instituto Cervantes in New York.
Los Angeles 
20/02/2024 Music

Cor de Cambra del Palau de la Música Catalana joins Los Angeles Philharmonic and Gustavo Dudamel for a groundbreaking performance

Premiered in 1805 as Beethoven was reckoning with his own Deafness, Fidelio is a tale of triumph over oppression as the noblewoman Leonore goes undercover to daringly rescue her husband from political imprisonment. Gustavo Dudamel conducts the LA Phil and a star-studded cast in a groundbreaking event co-directed by Alberto Arvelo and Joaquín Solano and produced in collaboration with Los Angeles’ acclaimed Tony Award®-winning Deaf West Theatre (Artistic Director, David Kurs), Venezuela’s ...
Chicago 
15/02/2024 Universities

Javier Aparicio Maydeu, Joan Coromines Visiting Professor at the University of Chicago

Javier Aparicio Maydeu is Full Professor of Spanish and Comparative Literature at the University Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona. He is also the founder and director of the Master in Publishing since its foundation in 1995.
15/02/2024 Cinema

The Institut Ramon Llull brings Catalan cinema to the ICA in London through the Gaudí Cycle

The Catalan Film Academy's film exhibition circuit continues to expand internationally through the Institut Ramon Llull.
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 
14/02/2024 Universities

19th International Colloquium of the North American Catalan Society: States of Hospitality

Founded in 1978, the North American Catalan Society (NACS) is a professional association of scholars, students, and people with a general interest in any aspect of Catalan culture (literature, linguistics, film, visual and performing arts, history, and philosophy, among other disciplines). NACS is committed to advancing the study of Catalan language and culture in the North American academy. It seeks to foster greater visibility for, and dissemination of, scholarship in the field of Catalan Studies. ...
08/02/2024 Literature

The Institut Ramon Llull takes part in Archipelagos, a new European residency project for literary translators

The objective of Archipelagos, which is funded by the European Union and coordinated by the French association ATLAS, is to promote the diversity of European literary voices.
USA 
06/02/2024

Catalan photographer Espe Pons tours the US universities presenting her work on the historical memory

Espe Pons, born in Barcelona in 1973, is a freelance photographer specializing in reportage and artistic photography. Her most recent work evolves around the silenced memories of the victims of the Spanish Civil War and Francoism, and how images speak through silence.
New York 
05/02/2024 Arts

The American Folk Art Museum announces an exhibit on Catalan psychiatrist Francesc Tosquelles and the birth of Art Brut

This exhibition—situated at the intersection of art and psychiatry—explores for the first time in the United States the legacy of Catalan psychiatrist Francesc Tosquelles (Reus, Spain, 1912–Granges-sur-Lot, France, 1994).
New York 
26/01/2024 Universities

Brigitte Vasallo, visiting professor at the Graduate Center - CUNY's Mercè Rodoreda Chair

On April 12, Brigitte Vasallo will also give a keynote speech at the XXVIII LAILAC Annual Student Conference "Reimagining The Humanities: Crisis, Community, and Links to the Future" (Graduate Center - CUNY, April 11-12). Under the form of a staged talk, Vasallo's "Queixa" explores the dismantling of the pre-capitalist rural life, and the memory of the descendants of the resulting diaspora.
25/01/2024 Literature

The Institut Ramon Llull is participating in the Cairo International Book Fair to promote translations from Catalan to Arabic.

From 25 January to 6 February, the Egypt Centre for International Exhibitions and Conferences is hosting this important event for the publishing sector. The slogan “We create knowledge, we preserve the word” has been adopted by the event this year.
25/01/2024

The IRL promotes the internationalisation of graphic novels at the Festival International de la Bande Dessinée d 'Angoulême

From January 25th to 28th, the city of Angoulême in France is hosting one of the most prestigious international comic festivals. The Institut Ramon Llull will attend the event with its own stand and a programme of meetings with professionals in the sector.
24/01/2024

Catalan language and culture, more globally influential than ever

2023 was an exceptional year for the participation of Catalan language and culture in international scenarios, as evidenced by an increase in activity in all areas of the Ramon Llull Institute.
USA 
12/01/2024 Music

Hespèrion and Jordi Savall return to the US with Le Nuove Musiche - The Baroque Revolution in Europe 1560 - 1660

Jordi Savall is one of the most versatile musical personalities of his generation. For more than fifty years, he has rescued musical gems from the obscurity of neglect and oblivion and given them back for all to enjoy. A tireless researcher into early music, he interprets and performs the repertory both as a gambist and a conductor. Together with Montserrat Figueras, he founded the ensembles Hespèrion XXI (1974), La Capella Reial de Catalunya (1987) and Le Concert des Nations (1989), with ...
Jersey City 
12/01/2024 Performing

Los escultores del aire present 'An Evening of Entwined Poems' at the Jersey City Theater Center

'The Kid Next to Me' is a duet created and performed by father and son, after many hours of sharing playful spaces around movement. It is an open letter to parental love, to fear, to the uncertainty of what it means to raise a child, and to the struggle of adults to save that inner child that reminds us of what is essential in life.
New York 
08/01/2024 Music

Catalan duo Tarta Relena perform at the prestigious globalFest in New York

Following on the heels of the epic opening series at David Geffen Hall and an evening-long outdoor celebration as part of Lincoln Center’s Summer for the City in 2022 and 2023, the cultural catalysts at globalFEST return to Lincoln Center for another spectacular evening of musical discovery. This annual event has featured stars like Angelique Kidjo, Tanya Tagaq, and DakhaBrakha alongside up and coming bands you'll see on stages around the world following their performance at globalFEST. ...
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