A Review of “A New Page – Digital Humanities: Editing, Reading, and Understanding” By Dr. Orla Murphy, School of English, UCC, October 21 2009.

Orla Murphy gave a stimulating paper in the School of English Research Seminar, University College Cork, which asked the fundamental question: In the coming years, is digital illiteracy going to place people on the margins of research? According to Murphy, the library, which has long been the nucleus of the modern humanities, is undergoing a complete […]

I LOVE LUPE!

This is the trailer of a 46-minute documentary video by Alma López featuring a roundtable conversation with Chicana artists Ester Hernández and Yolanda M. López. <iframe width=”420″ height=”315″ src=”http://www.youtube.com/embed/aYZ8UdNdEbs” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> All three discuss their controversial depictions of Our Lady of Guadalupe. This documentary is a visual chapter in an edited collection titled Our Lady […]

Transitions and Continuities in Contemporary Chicana/o Culture

On 24-25 of June, University College Cork will hold the first major International Chicana/o conference in Ireland. A host of academics from across Europe and the Americas are due to present papers on a diverse range of topics under the rubric of “Transitions and Continuities in Contemporary Chicana/o Culture”. The notion of transition seems particularly […]