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Tradition and Innovation in Franco-Belgian Bande Dessinée

Tradition and Innovation in Franco-Belgian Bande Dessinée

Posted by yaj1 at Feb 25, 2020 04:20 PM |

Please see below the programme for the symposium on 13 March 2020

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School of Arts Research Seminars

Posted by yaj1 at Jan 30, 2020 12:36 PM |

All seminars take place at 1:00pm

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Victorian Studies Centre Spring Seminar Programme

Posted by yaj1 at Jan 20, 2020 10:10 AM |

Each spring we host a series of seminars on topics spanning the breadth of Victorian studies. Find out about our 2020 series on this page, or learn more about our past spring seminar series.

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FILM SCREENING AND Q&A WITH DIRECTOR MAXIMILIANO DE LA PUENTE

FILM SCREENING AND Q&A WITH DIRECTOR MAXIMILIANO DE LA PUENTE

Posted by yaj1 at Jan 16, 2020 10:48 AM |

Si los perros volaran. La Historia de Rafael Perrotta [If dogs could fly. Rafael Perrotta’s story] (De la Puente, Díaz, Blanco 2017) 4th February 2020 – Ken Edwards Lecture Theatre 3 – 18:00-20:00

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FILM SCREENING AND Q&A WITH DIRECTOR MAXIMILIANO DE LA PUENTE

FILM SCREENING AND Q&A WITH DIRECTOR MAXIMILIANO DE LA PUENTE

Posted by yaj1 at Jan 16, 2020 10:47 AM |

Si los perros volaran. La Historia de Rafael Perrotta [If dogs could fly. Rafael Perrotta’s story] (De la Puente, Díaz, Blanco 2017) 4th February 2020 – Ken Edwards Lecture Theatre 3 – 18:00-20:00

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Building Bridges 2019

Posted by djw49 at Dec 19, 2019 02:43 PM |

23 May 2019 - The Centre for Translation and Interpreting Studies. Creating links between university programmes and professional translation industry

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Why does translation and interpreting matter? – As seen from major events in history and now

Posted by djw49 at Dec 19, 2019 02:41 PM |

16 May 2019 - The 4th annual lecture for the Centre for Translation and Interpreting Studies. A talk from Prof Binhua Wang from the University of Leeds.

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The L1 advantage? :a comparison of L1/L2 speaking rates in ELF business meeting

Posted by djw49 at Dec 19, 2019 02:36 PM |

8 May 2019 - Part of the Interdisciplinary Connections: Explorations in Research Methods seminar series, this paper reports on Dr Rogerson-Revell's study of variation in L1/L2 speech rate in authentic international business meetings.

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Decolonising the Vikings: The Midlands Viking Symposium 2019

Posted by djw49 at Dec 19, 2019 02:33 PM |

"The 2019 Midlands Viking Symposium will take place at the University of Leicester on Saturday the 27 April - this year's theme is "Decolonising the Vikings", so we'll be looking at the portrayal of Vikings in TV shows; concepts of nationalism, ethnicity, and gender in the Viking Age; and the (mis)use of Vikings in contemporary politics.

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America is also a Québec Novel

Posted by djw49 at Dec 19, 2019 02:31 PM |

25 March 2019 - Colleagues and students are warmly invited to a literary encounter with multi-award winning Québec writers Lise Gauvin and Madeleine Monette.

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Cassandra Complex: Mistranslated Prophecies and Apocalyptic Visions

Posted by djw49 at Dec 19, 2019 02:29 PM |

21 March 2019 - Part of the LeCTIS Seminar Series 2018/19 - Spring

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Researching Through Exhibitions

Posted by djw49 at Dec 19, 2019 02:27 PM |

20 March 2019 - Department of History of Art and Film Research Seminar.

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Evelyn Waugh in America

Posted by djw49 at Dec 19, 2019 02:25 PM |

20 March 2019 - Part of the Interdisciplinary Connections: Explorations in Research Methods seminar series, with speaker Professor Martin Stannard

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8th Annual Creative Writing Lecture - Blake Morrison

Posted by djw49 at Dec 19, 2019 02:15 PM |

Literary Leicester and The Centre for New Writing Present: 'Life Writing and the Writing Life', with award-winning author and poet Blake Morrison. In this talk Blake discusses his approach to the challenges of writing books in different genres.

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NRPSI and the regulation of professional interpreting

Posted by djw49 at Dec 19, 2019 02:01 PM |

14 March 2019 - Part of the LeCTIS Seminar Series 2018/19 - Spring. A presentation by the Executive Director of the NRPSI on the organisation, its roles and responsibilities, and the benefits of registering for it.

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Subtitles and Subtitling: Potential for (Foreign) Language Learning

Posted by djw49 at Dec 19, 2019 01:57 PM |

7 March 2019 - Part of the LeCTIS Series 2018/19 - Spring. A presentation on the research of Subtitling as a tool in the learning of a foreign language and its practical applications.

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Columban Texts and Joyce’s ‘book of kills’ (FW 482.33): Insular Manuscripts and the Limits of Paleographic Expertise in Finnegans Wake.

Posted by djw49 at Dec 19, 2019 01:53 PM |

6 March 2019 - Part of the Interdisciplinary Connections: Explorations in Research Methods seminar series, with speaker Dr Anne Marie D'Arcy.

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Translating the (M)other: Christina Ali Farah's Madre piccolainto English

Posted by djw49 at Dec 19, 2019 01:50 PM |

21 February 2019 - Part of the LeCTIS Series 2018/19 - Spring. Discussing the English translation of Cristina Ali Farah’s Italian novel Madre piccola (2007), published under the title Little Mother(2011), from a feminist Translation Studies perspective.

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Sois sage aux despens de Rome et de la Grèce: Learning from classical, Renaissance and modern Antigones'

Posted by djw49 at Dec 19, 2019 11:25 AM |

20 February 2019 - Part of the Modern Languages Seminar Series 2018/19 Semester 1 - This talk examines the kinds of lessons that classical, Renaissance and modern authors representing the story of Antigone variously in English, French, Greek and Latin were interested in delivering.

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Words that make room for attention

Posted by djw49 at Dec 19, 2019 11:15 AM |

20 February 2019 - Part of the Interdisciplinary Connections: Explorations in Research Methods seminar series, this talk is about Dr Mary Ann Lund's ongoing project ‘Poetry and Presence’, a series of public outreach activities (including an exhibition and a retreat) dedicated to the meditative reading of poetry

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