Past Events

Sing and celebrate with Coro Nostro

Sing and celebrate with Coro Nostro

Posted by jcm22 at Sep 26, 2018 11:30 AM |

Join us on 27 October 2018 to celebrate the 25th year of the choir Dr Robert Kenny founded in 1993 as The Modern Languages Chamber Choir, later re-named Coro Nostro.

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Pre-Symposium event with Spanish author Marta Sanz

Pre-Symposium event with Spanish author Marta Sanz

Posted by jcm22 at Jan 30, 2018 04:40 PM |

Thursday 17 May 2018 sees the second installment of our 1968 Symposium event. Marta will be visiting the University of Leicester to speak on the subject of the body in, and as political discourse, a recurring theme in her literary work.

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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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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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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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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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Gender identities in Contemporary Spanish and Latin American Literatures

Posted by jcm22 at Oct 18, 2018 06:40 PM |

12 December 2018 - Part of the Modern languages seminar series for 2018/19. Princesas y Antiprincesas: re-inscribing and re-writing female gender identity in contemporary Latin American adolescent and children’s literature, plus Girl, interrupted: intertextuality in Marta Sanz's Daniela Astor y la caja negra (2013)

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Interdisciplinary Gender and Sexuality Research Cluster (IGSRC) Workshop

Posted by jcm22 at Oct 18, 2018 05:40 PM |

Feminist readings of hetero-patriarchal sexism and violence in Francophone, Italophone and Hispanophone texts and contexts.

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LeCTIS Seminar Series 2018/19

Posted by jcm22 at Oct 10, 2018 01:20 PM |

Leicester Centre for Translation and Interpreting Studies (LeCTIS) are pleased to introduce their Autumn Seminar Series sessions 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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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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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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History of Art and Film Postgraduate Study Awareness Talk

Posted by jcm22 at Nov 06, 2018 12:18 PM |

14 November 2018 - Introduction of the programme and application tips by HAF PG Programme Director Professor James Chapman plus an opportunity to discuss PG study experience with our current PG students.

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Representing Kingston

Representing Kingston

Posted by jcm22 at Sep 28, 2018 01:40 PM |

On Saturday 17 November 2018, poet, novelist and broadcaster Kei Miller, and novelist and short story writer Kerry Young, will read from and talk about their fiction.

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Game-based language learning: why, what and how?

Game-based language learning: why, what and how?

Posted by jcm22 at Oct 24, 2018 05:33 PM |

8 November 2018 - This presentation introduces a unique approach to Game-based language learning and the pedagogical considerations that helped to promote language development in a low-level English as a Foreign Language (EFL) context.

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History of Art and Film Seminar Series: Challenging gender norms in contemporary Colombian cinema: An examination of female representation in post-2003 films

Posted by jcm22 at Oct 22, 2018 10:51 AM |

14 November 2018

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History of Art and Film Seminar Series: Mexican man-eaters and American anthropophagi

Posted by jcm22 at Oct 22, 2018 10:44 AM |

14 November 2018 - Dr Marc Ripley compares Mexican and US foundation myths as they feature in Jorge Michel Grau’s Somos lo que hay (2010), and it's US adaptation We Are What We Are by Kim Mickle (2013).

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History of Art and Film Seminar Series: Irena Blühová’s ‘A School for Becoming Human’

History of Art and Film Seminar Series: Irena Blühová’s ‘A School for Becoming Human’

Posted by jcm22 at Oct 18, 2018 04:50 PM |

5 December 2018 - Dr Julia Secklehner examines the photographs of Irena Blühová. An experienced photojournalist and active Communist, Blühová attended the Bauhaus in 1931. Secklehner’s new approach consists in re-uniting the oft-seperated documentary and modernist tendencies in her work.

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