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Cassandra Complex: Mistranslated Prophecies and Apocalyptic Visions

Posted by jcm22 at Jan 24, 2019 04:59 PM |

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

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NRPSI and the regulation of professional interpreting

Posted by jcm22 at Jan 24, 2019 04:20 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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Subtitling African American English in to French

Posted by jcm22 at Jan 24, 2019 03:45 PM |

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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Reframing narratives of conflict: case study of the media narratives of the 2014 incursion into Gaza

Posted by jcm22 at Jan 24, 2019 03:40 PM |

7 February 2019 - Part of the LeCTIS Seminar Series 2018/19 - Spring. The seminar will focus on how international news organisations (re)narrate violent conflicts and how media institutions contribute in shaping different social reality, using the 2014 Israeli incursion into Gaza as a case study.

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The “Introductions” to touristic guides in Chinese and in Italian: pragmatic strategies of communications and challenges for the translations

Posted by jcm22 at Jan 24, 2019 03:35 PM |

31 January 2019 - Part of the LeCTIS Seminar Series 2018/19 - Spring

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Factors influencing innovative textbook use in EFL learning

Factors influencing innovative textbook use in EFL learning

Posted by jcm22 at Jan 23, 2019 12:30 PM |

28 January 2019 - This presentation describes a study from a context of change in a rural Japanese technical college (kosen).

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

Posted by jcm22 at Jan 16, 2019 01:10 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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Words that make room for attention

Posted by jcm22 at Jan 16, 2019 12:25 PM |

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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Evelyn Waugh in America

Posted by jcm22 at Jan 14, 2019 02:45 PM |

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

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Decolonising Heritage and Curriculum Change

Decolonising Heritage and Curriculum Change

Posted by jcm22 at Jan 14, 2019 02:20 PM |

6 February 2019 - Part of the Interdisciplinary Connections: Explorations in Research Methods seminar series with Dr Corinne Fowler who will be discussing changing public perceptions of British heritage.

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Interdisciplinary Connections: Explorations in Research Methods seminar series for 2018/19 (Semester 2)

Interdisciplinary Connections: Explorations in Research Methods seminar series for 2018/19 (Semester 2)

Posted by jcm22 at Jan 14, 2019 01:05 PM |

We are proud to announce the next selection of engaging short seminars, continuing the seminar series for 2018/19.

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Underwater Love: Romantic Poets and Sacred Founts

Posted by jcm22 at Jan 14, 2019 12:40 PM |

23 January 2019 - Part of the Interdisciplinary Connections: Explorations in Research Methods seminar series, with speaker Professor Phil Shaw.

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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 jcm22 at Jan 14, 2019 01:10 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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Ntozake Shange Memorial Event

Ntozake Shange Memorial Event

Posted by jcm22 at Dec 07, 2018 02:15 PM |

21 December 2018 - Join us in honouring Ntozake Shange’s life and work at this free memorial event co-organised by Literary Leicester, Dare to Diva and SanRoo Publishing.

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Exploring Multilingual Leicester

Exploring Multilingual Leicester

Posted by jcm22 at Nov 28, 2018 01:50 PM |

5 December 2018 - A School of Arts, and Unit for Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement event. Join us to talk about multilingualism in Leicester.

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Institutional Translation: Practices, Norms and Agency

Posted by jcm22 at Nov 27, 2018 11:30 AM |

29 November 2018 - Part of the LeCTIS seminar series: This talk will start by presenting characteristic features of institutional translation then illustrate some examples of research into translation policies and practices in various institutions.

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Modern Languages Seminar Series 2018/19 (Semester 1)

Posted by jcm22 at Nov 15, 2018 12:17 PM |

The Department of Modern Languages are proud to present their first three seminars for 2018/19

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Translation and Creativity

Posted by jcm22 at Nov 06, 2018 03:45 PM |

6 December 2018 - (Part of the LeCTIS seminar series 2018/19) It is the purpose of this talk to dispel the impression that translation is not a creative endeavour and will examine the notion of creativity, and translation.

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The Publishing of Chinese Literature in UK - A Case Study of Penguin Books

Posted by jcm22 at Nov 06, 2018 02:26 PM |

8 November 2018 - (Part of the LeCTIS seminar series) Delving into the actual publishing process of Chinese literary works, this study will investigate the interaction between translators and the publisher, from commissioning to production.

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New Walk Editions - Poetry Pamphlet Launch

New Walk Editions - Poetry Pamphlet Launch

Posted by jcm22 at Oct 31, 2018 02:40 PM |

9 November 2018 - Please join us for the launch of our two new poetry pamphlets, featuring readings from Moniza Alvi, Veronika Krasnova and Mike Barlow.

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