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Sharing research and scholarship at the National Eisteddfod

29 July 2016

Staff and students from the School will hold a number of events and interactive sessions during the National Eisteddfod in Monmouthshire and District 2016, from 29 July to 6 August.

Find out more about the full programme of events offered by the University.

Saturday 30 July

  • 12:00-12:45 – Dr Siwan Rosser (Literary Pavilion), @Adventure: lost literature for children and young people

Sunday 21 July

  • 11:00-12:00 –Dr Jeremy Evas (Cardiff University Tent), Student research at the School of Welsh
  • 12:45-13:30, Professor E Wyn James (Literary Pavilion), Songs of Praise from the 1916 National Eisteddfod

Tuesday 2 August

  • 11:00-12:00 – Dr Dylan Foster-Evans (Literary Pavilion), The Welsh language in Monmouthshire during the 19th and early 20th century
  • 11:00-12:00 – Professor E Wyn James & Professor Christine James (Lolfa Lên), Poems marking 50 years since the Aberfan disaster
  • 13:00-14:00 – Dr Dylan Foster Evans (Cardiff University Tent), Book launch: Plant y Dyfroedd
  • 14:00-15:00 - Professor Sioned Davies (Societies 1), Cymdeithas Bob Owen's annual lecture
  • 15:00-16:30 – Dr Siwan Rosser (Lolfa Lên), Is writing for young people ignored?

Wednesday 3 August

  • 12:00-13:00 – Professor E Wyn James (Societies 1), Thomas Price (Carnhuanawc): Welshman, Celt, Christian
  • 13:00-14:00, Professor Sioned Davies & Dr Jonathan Morris (Cardiff University Tent), Creating a linguistic continuum in schools: considerations and challenges
  • 13:30-14:30 -  Dr Dylan Foster Evans (Societies 2), “I Efenni yr af innau”: poets of the nobility in Gwent    A look at the poetry of Gwent during a golden age of Welsh literature
  • 14:00-15:00 – Dr Siwan Rosser (Cardiff University Tent), Translating Dahl

Thursday 4 August

  • 10:00- 11:00 –Dr Llŷr Gwyn Lewis  (Cardiff University Tent), Creative Voices Cardiff
  • 10:30-11:30 - Professor E Wyn James and Professor Bill Jones (Societies 2), Two Evans’, Blaenau Gwent and the New World - Centre for Welsh American Studies
  • 11:00-12:00 – Dr Siwan Rosser (Lolfa Lên), Roald Dahl and Wales
  • 12:00-13:00 – Dr Angharad Naylor (Cardiff University Tent), Welsh for All project: progress and achievements

Friday 5 August

  • 12:00-13:00 – Dr Iwan Wyn Rees (Cardiff University Tent), The extinct dialects around Abergavenny: a conversation with Mrs Mary Wiliam and Professor Glyn Jones
  • 14:00-15:00 – Professor E Wyn James (Cardiff University Tent), John Owen from Abergavenny and Eluned Morgan from Patagonia

Saturday 6 August

  • 14:30-15:30 - Dr Llŷr Gwyn Lewis and others (Literary Pavilion), Literary quiz: Guto Dafydd, Llŷr Gwyn and Gruffudd Antur