Sain Patrick UVigo

Four months after the Ambassador of Ireland, his Excellency Frank Smyth, had visited the Facultade de Filoloxía e Tradución and met with students and staff of the Departmento de Filoloxía Inglesa Francesa e Alemá, on  March 17, to celebrate Ireland's National Day, the  MA Seminar on Modern Cultural and Literary Movements held a special session devoted to a discussion of Joyce's Dubliners within the framework of the IMAES programme.This  session  included readings and discussions by students, music and film.

The Research Project inTRUTHS  FFI2017-84619-P. AEI/FEDER, UE, in collaboration with the Department of English, French and German  hosted the 19th International AEDEI  virtual Conference " Silences and Inconvenient Truths in Irish Culture and Society", May 27-28, 2021. The event was organised by department member M. Teresa Caneda Cabrera. The organising committee included NETEC research group members Martín Urdiales Shaw, Jorge Figueroa Dorrego, Araceli González Crespán and PhD student Iria Seijas Pérez.

Languages and internatinalisation

This volume, edited by our colleagues Dolorez González-Álvarez and Esperanza Rama-Martínez, offers an overview of the context of internationalisation in which plurilingualism becomes a strategic axis for universities and in which University language centres serve as key instruments to implement this process.

Nuria Yáñez becomes Senior Lecturer

It is a pleasure to announce that on 1 March 2019 Nuria Yáñez Bouza became Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) of History of the English Language at the University of Vigo. Congratulations are in order!

Belén Martín Lucas becomes Full Professor

It is a pleasure to announce that on 18 February 2019 Belén Martín Lucas became Full Professor of English Literature, Society, Gender and Identity at the University of Vigo. Congratulations are in order!

Teresa Caneda receives a Iacobus Papers Award

The scientific paper “Atlantic Communities: Translation, Mobility, Hospitality” has received a Iacobus Papers Award within the framework of the Higher Education Cooperation Program for the Euro-Region of Northern Portugal and Galicia. The article, published in the special issue of the journal Atlantic Studies 15:3 (2018), was co-authored by the FIFA Department member M.

Rosalía Rodríguez and Miguel Cuevas

The University of Vigo will lay the foundation for the Language and Cognition Lab at  the Faculty of Philology and Translation, a project that will be implemented thanks to generous funding from the Spanish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities (291,000 Euros). The lab is led by Rosalía Rodríguez Vázquez and Miguel Cuevas, members of the LVTC research group.

Xubilación Eduardo

O Departamento de Filoloxía Inglesa, Francesa e Alemá despide con honores a Eduardo Varela Bravo. Profesor da área de Filoloxía Inglesa durante décadas (dende a época do antigo Colexio Universitario de Vigo), Eduardo xubilouse o pasado mes de agosto. Eduardo, as/os compañeiras/as do FIFA desexámosche toda a sorte nesta nova etapa!

AEDEI PhD awards

Former UVigo Doctoral students José Carregal Romero and Aida Rosende Pérez were the recipients of the Outstanding PhD Dissertation Award granted by AEDEI (Asociación Española  de Estudios Irlandeses). The winners were announced at the closure of the 17th AEDEI Conference held at the University of Santiago de Compostela, May 31-June 1. In the picture, Jose and Aida celebrate the good news with Teresa Caneda, also present at the Irish Studies Conference. Congratulations!