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Past Events

Below is a list of the all significant past events held by the School of Welsh.

September 2013

7 September 2013: In Cardiff

University Open Day

21 September 2013: In Narberth

A tour of the Mabinogion sites with Sioned Davies
Beginning/End location: The Old School car park, Narberth, SA67 7AG
Price of ticket: £10 (£8 for Academy members)
Food and drink: Not included. There will be an opportunity to buy lunch on the trip.
Recommended clothing: Comfortable shoes; warm clothing; raincoat.

Contact Literature Wales to book a place on the trip:
029 2047 2266 /post@llenyddiaethcymru.org

29 September 2013: In Dolgellau

Professor E. Wyn James
‘The Train in Nineteenth-Century Ballads’ [in Welsh]
Annual Conference, Welsh Folk-Song Society,
Fron Olau Hotel, Tabor, Dolgellau, 9.30am.

 

October 2013

15 October 2013: In Stellenbosch, South Africa

Professor E. Wyn James
‘Salvation, Soldiers and Sol-Fa: Wales and South Africa in Popular Song, 1805–1905’
43rd International Ballad Conference, hosted by the South African Society for Cultural History in collaboration with Stellenbosch University Museum, Stellenbosch, South Africa

22 October 2013: In Cardiff

Dr Jonathan Morris
'Studying language variation in the context of Welsh-English bilingualism'
Research Seminar, 5.15pm, Room 1.69
Lecture delivered in Welsh but simultaneous translation will be available

25 October 2013: In Cardiff

Undergraduate Open Day

30 October 2013: In Cardiff

Dr Juliette Wood
'What is Robin Hood?’ - 2:30
Institute of Medieval Research, University of Nottingham

 

November 2013

12 November 2013: In Cardiff

Professor Tess Fitzpatrick
'Lexical Network in a first and second language: looking at Welsh learner data'
Research Seminar, 5.15pm, Room 1.69

12 November 2013: In Cardiff

Professor E. Wyn James
‘Dafydd William the Hymn-writer and the Church at Croes-y-parc’ (in Welsh)
Lecture to the Tabernacle Cultural Society, Tabernacle Chapel Vestry, The Hayes, Cardiff, at 7.30pm.

16 November 2013: In Cardiff

Professor E. Wyn James
‘William Salesbury: God’s Word in Our Language’
Talk in the coffee morning for Welsh learners at the Welsh Evangelical Church, Harriet Street, Cathays, Cardiff, at 11.00am.

22 November 2013: In Bilbao

Professor Colin H. Williams
'The Status of Welsh in Wales', Universidad del Pais Vasco (University of The Basque Country)

26 November 2013: In Cardiff

Dr Huw Lewis
'Welsh and the Right to Survive'
Research Seminar, 5.15pm, Room 1.69
Lecture delivered in Welsh but simultaneous translation will be available

30 November 2013: In Merthyr Tydfil

Professor E. Wyn James
'Local Folk Songs' Lecture, 10.15-10.45am (Welsh but simultaneous translation will be available)
Merthyr's Musical Heritage Workshop, 2.00-2.40pm (English)
Merthyr's Musical History Workshop, 2.40-3.20pm (Welsh)
Soar Heritage Day
Soar Centre

30 November 2013: In Merthyr Tydfil

Professor Sioned Davies
'Performing from the Pulpit', Soar Heritage Day
Soar Centre, 10.45-11.15am
Lecture delivered in Welsh but simultaneous translation will be available

 

December 2013

3 December 2013: In Cardiff

Prys Morgan
Research Seminar, 5.15pm, Room 1.69

4 December 2013: In Abersytwyth

Dr Jeremy Evas
'Language Planning in 2013'
The Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies

14 December 2013: In Cardiff

Professor E. Wyn James
'The Welsh carol, "Carol y Blwch", and its author, J. R. Jones ("Alltud Glyn Maelor")'
Talk in the coffee morning for Welsh learners at the Welsh Evangelical Church, Harriet Street, Cathays, Cardiff, at 11.00am.

 

January 2014

23-24 January 2014: In Cardiff

Unlocking the Potential of Technology to Promote CRSS Language Usage
Network to Promote Language Diversity

24 January 2014: In Cardiff

A-Level and AS Level Open Day for Second Language Students
School of Welsh, John Percival Building

28 January 2014: In Cardiff

Hanna Hopwood
School of Welsh Research Seminar
'Visibly Healthy Hair - Hair in cynghanedd and legend'
5:15pm, Room 1.69, John Percival Building

31 January 2014: In Cardiff

Open Day for Second Language Applicants
Room 1.69, John Percival Building

 

February 2014

3 February 2014: In Cardiff

Launch of our staff's recent publications
6:00pm, Council Chamber, Main Building

If you would like to join us please get in touch.

13 February 2014: In Cardiff

Professor Colin H. Williams
'Welsh Identity and Devolution'
Foreign and Commonwealth Office

19 February 2014: In Cardiff

Open Day for Joint Honours Applicants (Humanities and Social Sciences)

19 February 2014: In Cardiff

Professor Sioned Davies
A workshop for storytellers, led by Sioned Davies and Michael Harvey
Chapter Arts Centre, 7-9pm
To reserve a place please contact Robertslm2@cf.ac.uk, 02920 870637

21 February 2014: In Cardiff

Open Day for First Language Applicants
Room 1.69, John Percival Building

21 February 2014: In Cardiff

Open Day for First Language Applicants
Room 1.69, John Percival Building

25 February 2014: In Cardiff

Professor Prys Morgan
School of Welsh Research Seminar
‘Griffith John Williams and Iolo Morganwg’
5:15pm, Room 1.69, John Percival Building
*This seminar will be delivered in Welsh but simultaneous translation will be available

 

February 2014

11 March 2014: In Cardiff

Wilson McLeod
'Gaels, New Gaels, new speakers and luchd na Gàidhlig'
School of Welsh Research Seminar
5:15pm, Room 1.69, John Percival Building

March 2014

21 March 2014: In Barcelona

Professor Colin H. Williams
'A Research Agenda for the International Association of Language Commissioners' Chair and Research Forum Co-ordinator, International Association for Language Commissioners, Generalitat de Catalunya

25 March 2014: In Cardiff

Damian Walford Davies
'Writing/Imaging the Grave'
School of Welsh Research Seminar
5:15pm, Room 1.69, John Percival Building

 

April 2014

2 April 2014: In Cardiff

Cardiff University Open Day

8 April 2014: In Cardiff

Dr Bleddyn Owen Huws, Aberystwyth University
'Nid nefoedd i gyd mo’r ddaear’: T.H. Parry-Williams a’r Rhyfel Mawr'
G J Williams Memorial Lecture
5:30pm, John Percival Building

8 April 2014: In Cardiff

Jo Bowers, Cardiff Metropolitan University
'Reading for Pleasur - Creating Lifelong Readers'
Cardiff Children's Literature Festival
7pm, Room D, City Hall

9 April 2014: In Cardiff

Dr Siwan Rosser
'Ble Mae Teulu Bach Nantoer Heddiw?'
Cardiff Children's Literature Festival
6pm, Haydn Ellis Building

9 April 2014: In Cardiff

Professor David Rudd, Bolton University
'Not in Front of the Grown Ups - Children's Literature in an Adult World'
Cardiff Children's Literature Festival
7.30pm, Haydn Ellis Building

10 April 2014: In Cardiff

Ceri Elen
'Writing Welsh Young Adult Fiction'
Cardiff Children's Literature Festival
7pm, The Plan - Morgans Arcade

30 April 2014: In London

Professor E. Wyn James
‘The Radical Welsh Baptist Minister, Morgan John Rhys and his American Travel Diary, 1794–95’
Lecture in the seminar series of Dr Williams’s Centre for Dissenting Studies, The Lecture Hall, Dr Williams’s Library, 14 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0AR, at 5.15pm.

 

May 2014

4 May 2014: In Laugharne

Dr Llion Pryderi Roberts
Talwrn y Beirdd - part of Dylan Thomas Centenary celebrations
Aberhafren V Dylaniaid

10 May 2014: In Aberystwyth

Professor E. Wyn James
‘Thomas Charles (1755–1814) and the Hymn’ [in Welsh]
Lecture to the Annual Day School of the Welsh Hymn Society, Bethel Vestry, Baker Street, Aberystwyth

13 May 2014: In Cardiff

Dr Cynfael Lake, Prifysgol Abertawe
Islwyn Memorial Lecture
'Dau o'r Deuheuwyr: Hywel Dafi a Lewys Morgannwg'
5:30pm. John Percival Building

20 May 2014: In Cardiff

Lee Rae
‘The Dream of Rhonabwy’: Evidence for a medieval whaling industry in Powys?‘
School of Welsh Research Seminar
5:15pm, Room 1.69, John Percival Building

23 May 2014: In Cardiff

Professor E. Wyn James
‘Welsh Jumpers and German Chorales: Methodist Hymn-Singing in Wales, 1760–1860’
Lecture at the Wales Study Day of the Listening Experience Database Project, The Open University in Wales, 18 Custom House St, Cardiff

26 May 2014: In Cardiff

Professor E. Wyn James
‘Code-Switching in Popular Welsh Poetry’
Paper at the international interdisciplinary symposium, ‘Translation in Music’, School of Music, Cardiff University

 

June 2014

3 June 2014: In Ottawa

Professor Colin H. Williams
'A Research Agenda for the International Association of Language Commissioners,' Office of the Official Language Commissioner, Ottawa

4 June: In Ottawa

Professor Colin H. Williams
'The Future of Welsh', The Faculty of Arts, University of Ottawa.

6 June 2014: In Ottawa

Professor Colin H. Williams
'Reflections on Language Policy', Office of the Official Language Commissioner, Ottawa​.

17 June 2014: In Llangyfelach

Professor  E. Wyn James
‘William Williams, Pantycelyn’ [in Welsh]
Bethel Presbyterian Church, Swansea Road, Llangyfelach, at 6.30pm

18 June 2014: In Merthyr Tydfil

Professor Sioned Davies
‘Charlotte Guest and the Mabinogion’
St David's Church Hall