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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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Subtitling African American English in to French

Posted by djw49 at Dec 19, 2019 10:55 AM |

14 February 2019 - Part of the LeCTIS Seminar Series 2018/19 - Spring. Drawing on the fields of translation studies, sociolinguistics and film studies, this talk analyses the French subtitling of African American English in a corpus of films from the United States.

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“Dissent and Displacement” Public Seminar Series

Posted by yaj1 at Dec 17, 2019 11:35 AM |

In collaboration with Leicester Museums and Galleries, the School of Arts and the Stanley Burton Centre for Holocaust and Genocide Studies present the interdisciplinary “Dissent and Displacement” Public Seminar Series, in honour of the new exhibition at New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, Leicester: Monica Petzal – Margarete Klopfleisch, Dissent and Displacement: A Modern Story (8 February – 19 April 2020)

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How to choose a translation

Posted by yaj1 at Nov 21, 2019 01:34 PM |

Part of the LeCTIS Spring Seminar Series 2019/20.

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