Canadian Poet Erín Moure awarded Honorary Doctorate Degree

Renowned Canadian poet and translator Erín Moure has been distinguised as "Doutora Honoris Causa" by the University of Vigo. The formal ceremony will take place on June 22, 2016 at noon. This distinction is awarded in recognition for her outstanding multilingual poetic production; her dedicated and fruitful efforts to transcultural understanding in her role as translator; her activist support in defense of linguistic, ethnic and sexual minorities; and for her contribution to the international appreciation of Galician cultural heritage. 

Erín Moure has often contributed to our Department's activities. Some of her talks are available in the following links:

Moure, Erín (Montreal) 
"A práctica de tradutora-creadora: idioma e afecto" 

Moure, Erín (Montreal) and María Reimóndez (Vigo) 
"’Teatriños’ e Elisa Sampedrín: Inventando unha persoeira galega?" 

Moure, Erín (Montreal)and Oana Avasilichioaei (Montreal)  
“A Autora Multiplicada / The Author Multiplied" 


More on Erín Moure on her website: