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Upcoming events across the School of Arts

DateDescription of confirmed events
14 February 2019

Subtitling African American English into French

Part of the LeCTIS Spring Seminar Series 2018/19. 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

20 February 2019

Words that make room for attention

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.

20 February 2019

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

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.

21 February 2019

Translating the (M)other: Cristina Ali Farah's Madre piccola into English

Part of the LeCTIS Spring Seminar Series 2018/19. Speaker Dr. Maria Christina Seccia discusses 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.

06 March 2019

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

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

7 March 2019

Subtitles and subtitling: potential for (foreign) language learning

Part of the LeCTIS Spring Seminar Series 2018/19 held in Bennett Lecture Theatre 5, from 4.30pm - 6.00pm. Contact Yan Ying for further information.

14 March 2019

NRPSI and the regulation of professional interpreting

Part of the LeCTIS Spring Seminar Series 2018/19 held in Bennett Lecture Theatre 5, from 4.30pm - 6.00pm. Contact Yan Ying for further information.

18 March 2019

8th Annual Creative Writing Lecture

'Life Writing and the Writing Life', with award-winning author and poet Blake Morrison. Discussing his approach to the challenges of writing books in different genres.

20 March 2019

Evelyn Waugh in America

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

21 March 2019

Cassandra Complex: Mistranslated Prophecies and Apocalyptic Visions

Part of the LeCTIS Spring Seminar Series 2018/19 held in Bennett Lecture Theatre 5, from 4.30pm - 6.00pm. Contact Yan Ying for further information.

25 March 2019

America is also a Québec Novel

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

8 May 2019

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

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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