Defesa de Mestrado – Janaína do Rosário

05/10/2021 12:34

A mestranda Janaína do Rosário, defenderá sua dissertação intitulada “Foreign Language Vocabulary acquisition using Semantic Mapping Software: A Systematic Review”, no dia 11 de outubro de 2021 às 14h00.

Round Table – the theatre of Tom Murphy

04/10/2021 13:18

This round table celebrates the work of one of the most important Irish playwrights of all times – Tom Murphy – by gathering some of the most significant commentators and collaborators of his work: Fintan O’Toole, Nicholas Grene, Jane Brennan, and Alan Gilsenan.

It also marks the launch of the Tom Murphy Collection (Iluminuras, 2019), organized and introduced by Beatriz Kopschitz Bastos, including four plays translated by Domingos Nunez, with the support of Literature Ireland: Um assovio no escuro/A Whistle in the Dark (1961); O concerto de Gigli/The Gigli Concert (1983); Bailegangaire/Bailegangaire (1985); and Trilogia de Alice/Alice Trilogy (2005).

📅 October 27th
🕤 14:00-16:00 Brazil/18:00-20:00 Ireland
💻 Live on PPGI UFSC YouTube Channel

*This event offers a certificate of attendance. Information about certificates will be given during the talk.

Tom Murphy was born in Tuam, Co. Galway, in 1935, and died in Dublin in 2018. He was a multi-award-winning playwright whose work is produced to great acclaim throughout the world. His plays include: On the Outside (w. Noel O’Donoghue); A Whistle in the DarkFamineThe OrphansA Crucial Week in the Life of a Grocer’s AssistantThe Morning after OptimismThe White HouseOn the InsideThe Sanctuary LampThe J. Arthur Maginnis StoryThe Blue MacushlaThe Gigli ConcertConversations on a HomecomingBailegangaireA Thief of a ChristmasToo Late for LogicThe Patriot GameThe WakeThe HouseAlice Trilogy; and Brigit

Fintan O’Toole is one of Ireland’s leading public intellectuals. He is a columnist for The Irish Times and Professor of Irish Letters at Princeton. He also contributes to The New York Review of BooksThe New YorkerThe GuardianGrantaThe Observer, and other international publications. His books on theatre include works on William Shakespeare, Richard Brinsley Sheridan, George Bernard Shaw, and Tom Murphy – The Politics of Magic: The Work and Times of Tom Murphy.  His books on politics include Ship of FoolsEnough is EnoughHeroic Failure: Brexit and the Politics of Pain; and, most recently, We Don’t Know Ourselves: A Personal History of Ireland Since 1958.

Nicholas Grene is Emeritus Professor of English Literature at Trinity College Dublin and a Member of the Royal Irish Academy. His books include: The Politics of Irish Drama (Cambridge University Press, 1999); Shakespeare’s Serial History Plays (Cambridge University Press, 2002); Talking about Tom Murphy (Carysfort, 2002); Yeats’s Poetic Codes (Oxford University Press, 2008); Home on the Stage (Cambridge University Press, 2014); Oxford Handbook of Modern Irish Theatre, (co-edited with Chris Morash) (Oxford University Press, 2016); and The Theatre of Tom Murphy: Playwright Adventurer (Bloomsbury, 2017). His most recent book is Farming in Modern Irish Writing (Oxford University Press, 2021).

Jane Brennan is an award-winning Irish actor. Her career spans 40 years in theatre, film, TV and radio. She has performed in many productions at the Abbey Theatre and the Gate Theatre, in Dublin, as well as the Druid Theatre, in Galway. She has toured extensively both nationally and internationally to The Edinburgh, Sydney, Spoleto, Barbican and Lincoln Centre Festivals. Her many roles include performances in plays by J. M. Synge, Samuel Beckett, Brian Friel, Tom Kilroy, Seamus Heaney, Martin McDonagh, and Nancy Harris, for example – and in Tom Murphy’s Conversations on a HomecomingBailengangaireOn the Outside and On the InsideA Crucial Week in the Life of a Grocer’s AssistantThe House; The Wake; Alice Trilogy; and Brigit.

Alan Gilsenan is an award-winning Irish writer, film-maker and theatre director.  His diverse body of film work extends across documentary, feature films and experimental work. His many productions include the feature film UnlessSing on Forever, a screen biography of Tom Murphy; Meetings with Ivor, a cinema documentary about the radical psychiatrist Ivor Browne; the experimental film A Vision: A Life of WB Yeats; the documentary series Daniel O’Connell: Forgotten King of Ireland; and a film installation inspired by Joyce’s Ulysses for Dublin’s new MOLI (Museum of Literature Ireland) entitled ULYSSES | FILM. Gilsenan has just completed a new film dealing with memory and abuse The Days of Trees and a documentary The Seven Ages of Nöel Browne about the controversial figure who challenged conservative Catholic Ireland in the 1950’s.

Opening and closing:  Ambassador of Ireland Seán Hoy; Consul General of Ireland Eoin Bennis; Deputy Consul Rachel Fitzpatrick.

Moderation: Vincent Woods and Beatriz Kopschitz Bastos

Vincent Woods is an Irish writer and broadcaster whose plays include At the Black Pig’s Dyke, A Cry from Heaven, and several plays for radio. Poetry collections are The Colour of Language and Lives and Miracles. He co-edited The Turning Wave: Poems and Songs of Irish Australia, and Fermata: Writings Inspired by Music (with Eva Bourke). Other publications are Leaves of Hungry Grass: Poetry and Ireland’s Great Hunger and Borderlines (with Henry Glassie). With Edwina Guckian, he co-directed and produced the film Bealach an Fhéir Ghortaigh/Hunger’s Way for Strokestown International Poetry Festival 2021. He has been Writer in Residence at NUI Galway and has scripted and presented many arts programmes and documentaries on RTÉ Radio. He  directs the Iron Mountain Literature Festival in Leitrim and is a member of Aosdána.

Beatriz Kopschitz Bastos is a member of the Postgraduate Programme in English at UFSC, Vice-coordinator of NEI – Núcleo de Estudos Irlandeses da UFSC, and an executive member of IASIL – The International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures. Her publications as editor or co-editor include: Ilha do Desterro – Contemporary Irish Theatre (2010); Coleção Brian Friel (Hedra, 2013); Coleção Tom Murphy (Iluminuras, 2019); Ilha do Desterro – The Irish Theatrical Diaspora (2020); and Contemporary Irish Documentary Theatre (Bloomsbury, 2020). She is also the production director of Cia Ludens, the Brazilian theatre company dedicated to Irish Theatre. 

Event organized by: Embassy of Ireland in Brazil; Consulate General of Ireland in São Paulo; Postgraduate Programme in English at UFSC; Núcleo de Estudos Irlandeses of UFSC; Cia Ludens.


Open Seminar – Celso Junior

29/09/2021 12:40

Convidamos todos a participarem do Open Seminar que será apresentado pelo aluno Celso José de Lima Junior intitulado “More than words: Writing in the context of Higher Education”.

O evento acontecerá na quinta-feira, 30 de setembro, às 08h, através da plataforma Zoom. Para alunos do PPGI que necessitam certificado de participação, por favor, inscreva-se no link aqui.

Ciclo de Palestras – Leitura e(m) Interfaces: Teorias, Métodos e Aplicações

21/09/2021 13:57

O Programa de Pós-Graduação em Inglês (PPGI) e o Núcleo de Estudos em Leitura (NEL) anunciam a oitava palestra do Ciclo de Palestras “Leitura e(m) Interfaces: Teorias, Métodos e Aplicações”, evento que celebra os 50 anos do Programa de Pós-Graduação em Inglês: Estudos Linguísticos e Literários da UFSC com palestras mensais de temas relacionados à leitura. Participe!

Defesa de Mestrado – Bruno Mello Ferreira

14/09/2021 13:26

O mestrando Bruno Mello Ferreira, defendará sua dissertação intitulada “Phonological Awareness and L2 vocabulary: An Analysis of Assessment Tests”, no dia 30 de setembro de 2021 às 09h30 horas.


Defesa de Mestrado – Luana Helena Uessler

14/09/2021 13:20

A mestranda Luana Helena Uessler, defendará sua dissertação intitulada “DEUS POR QUE EU SOU ASSIM? POR QUE MEU CABELO É ASSIM?: A transitivity and appraisal analysis of Black Brazilian and African American women’s narratives in blogs regarding hair”, no dia 29 de setembro de 2021 às 14 horas.


I Colóquio – Metodologias em Análise Crítica do Discurso

13/09/2021 11:36

O Núcleo de Estudos de Gênero Através da Linguagem (NuGaL) e o Programa de Pós-Graduação em Inglês (PPGI/UFSC) gostariam de convidá-los para o I Colóquio sobre Metodologias em Análise Crítica do Discurso.
A primeira palestra será ministrada pelo professor Dr. Ariel Novodvorski (UFU) no dia 06 de outubro, às 18h30. O evento acontecerá através da plataforma Zoom com direito a certificado de participação como ouvinte.
Contamos com a participação de todos vocês!

Ferramentas computacionais para a análise linguística
Prof. Dr. Ariel Novodvorski (Universidade Federal de Uberlândia)
06 de outubro – 18h30 (Horário de Brasília)

Plataforma Zoom:

ID da reunião: 897 0792 4239
Senha de acesso: 544115

Ciclo de Palestras – Leitura e(m) Interfaces: Teorias, Métodos e Aplicações

13/09/2021 11:35

O Programa de Pós-Graduação em Inglês (PPGI) e o Núcleo de Estudos em Leitura (NEL) anunciam a sétima palestra do Ciclo de Palestras “Leitura e(m) Interfaces: Teorias, Métodos e Aplicações”, evento que celebra os 50 anos do Programa de Pós-Graduação em Inglês: Estudos Linguísticos e Literários da UFSC com palestras mensais de temas relacionados à leitura.


Antenatal and perinatal risk factors for receptive language and executive control in preschool children.
Denise Neumann (The University of Auckland – NZ)
🕤 15/09/2021 – 18h00 (Horário de Brasília)
Ao vivo no canal do YouTube do PPGI UFSC e Plataforma Zoom.
(Senha de acesso:  232108)

Abstract: Poor maternal mental and physical health and disadvantageous exposures during pregnancy as well as unfavourable perinatal events are associated with adverse trajectories in offspring cognitive functioning. We examined the longitudinal associations between antenatal maternal, perinatal and maternal health characteristics and preschool children’s receptive language and executive control ability. Analyses comprised interview and observational data from 4587 children and their mothers enrolled in the longitudinal Growing Up in New Zealand birth cohort study. At age 4.5 years, children’s receptive language was observed using the Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test and executive control was assessed with the Luria hand clap task. Multivariate logistic regression analyses were conducted, controlling for a range of sociodemographic confounders. Results demonstrate that smoking pre-pregnancy, antenatal anxiety and no folate intake during first trimester of pregnancy increased the likelihood of poorer receptive language ability in preschool children. Smoking pre- and during pregnancy, no folate intake during first trimester and low birth weight were associated with poorer executive control. Improving maternal support and education during pregnancy may reduce the potential deleterious impact of adverse antenatal and perinatal conditions on children’s early cognitive development.

Bio: Denise Neumann is working as a Research Fellow in the Growing Up in New Zealand study at the School of Population Health, Waipapa Taumata Rau – The University of Auckland, supporting the Psychosocial & Cognitive Development Domain as well as the Māori Theme of the study. She has previously done her PhD in Psychology using the Growing Up in New Zealand data, focusing on cognitive functioning in early and middle childhood. Before she came to Aotearoa New Zealand, she was working as a Research Fellow at the Institute for Rehabilitation Medicine at the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg in Germany, concentrating on neurocognition and psychosocial wellbeing in chronic kidney disease patients. Her current research interests include Neurocognition in children who have experienced prenatal alcohol exposure, Self-control development in early and middle childhood, Associations between bilingualism, dyslexia and cognition, Bilingualism and multilingualism in children growing up in Aotearoa New Zealand.

NEI Digital Round Table 06

13/09/2021 11:34

“Contemporary Beckett” explores aspects of research on the work of Samuel Beckett, such as, for example: the festivalisation of his work; the impact of the directorial changes that he made to his playtexts for contemporary stage interpretations of his plays; and the translation of his stage and radio plays in contemporary Brazil.

📅 September 16th
🕤 14:00-15:00 Brazil/18:00-19:00 Ireland
💻 Live on PPGI UFSC YouTube Channel

*This event offers a certificate of attendance. Information about certificates will be given during the talk.

NEI Digital Round Tables 
aim to discuss aspects of research conducted by members of NEI (Núcleo de Estudos Irlandeses of UFSC), in the field of Irish Studies, at undergraduate, MA, PhD and postdoctoral level, with scholars and artists from Ireland, and from the Irish Studies global community.

Trish McTighe is Lecturer in Drama at Queen’s University Belfast. Previously, she lectured at the University of Birmingham and was an AHRC postdoctoral researcher on the Staging Beckett Project at the University of Reading (2012-2015). Her book, The Haptic Aesthetic in Samuel Beckett’s Drama, was published with Palgrave in 2013, and she co-edited (with David Tucker) the double volume Staging Beckett in Ireland and Northern Ireland and Staging Beckett in Great Britain (Bloomsbury-Methuen, 2016). She has published in the journals Modern DramaSamuel Beckett Today/Aujourd’hui, and Irish University Review. She is theatre reviews editor for the Journal of Beckett Studies.

James Little is a postdoctoral researcher at Charles University, Prague, and Masaryk University, Brno. Author of Samuel Beckett in Confinement: The Politics of Closed Space (Bloomsbury, 2020), his recent work can be found in Text and Performance Quarterly, the Irish University Review and the International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media. His monograph The Making of Samuel Beckett’s Not I / Pas moi, That Time / Cette fois and Footfalls / Pas is forthcoming with Bloomsbury and University Press Antwerp (2021).

Larissa Ceres Lagos is Lecturer in English and Literatures in English at the Languages Department at the Federal University of Ouro Preto. Her doctoral dissertation presents and discusses the translation and analysis of three radio plays written by Samuel Beckett (EmbersWords and Music, and Cascando). The dissertation also discusses the impact of radio and music/sounds in Beckett’s artistic project, and explores the influence of James Joyce in the life and aesthetic work of Samuel Beckett.

Beatriz Kopschitz Bastos is a member of the Postgraduate Programme in English at UFSC; a founding member of NEI – the Núcleo de Estudos Irlandeses of UFSC; and an executive member of IASIL – The International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures. Currently, she is also a Visiting Fellow at the Humanities Institute at University College Dublin, with the project “Physical Disability in Irish Theatre”. She supervises research projects at MA and PhD level in Irish Studies at PPGI/UFSC.

Alinne Fernandes is Vice-Coordinator of the Postgraduate Programme in English at UFSC; a member of the Post-graduate Programme in Translation Studies; Vice-coordinator of NEI; and the Coordinator of the Group of Research in Irish Studies at CNPq. She supervises research at MA and PhD level in the fields of Irish Studies, Women’s Writings and Translation Studies at PPGI and PGET/UFSC.   

Organizers: Beatriz Kopschitz Bastos, Alinne Fernandes and Maria Rita Viana.