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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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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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Interdisciplinary Symposium: “Migration, Memory and the Visual Arts”

Interdisciplinary Symposium: “Migration, Memory and the Visual Arts”

Posted by yaj1 at Dec 20, 2019 12:40 PM |

The School of Arts and the Stanley Burton Centre for Holocaust and Genocide Studies are organising an interdisciplinary symposium on “Migration, Memory and the Visual Arts: Second-Generation Jewish Artists in the UK”, taking place on 22 May 2020. The call for papers is open until 23 February 2020.

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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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Success for the School of Arts in the University of Leicester ‘Discovering Excellence’ Staff Awards

Success for the School of Arts in the University of Leicester ‘Discovering Excellence’ Staff Awards

Posted by yaj1 at Nov 21, 2019 11:35 AM |

We are delighted to announce that Modern Languages has won ‘Teaching Team of the Year’ in the recent ‘Discovering Excellence’ awards at the University of Leicester. This award recognises and celebrates excellence across the following aspects:

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Call for applications for M4C

Posted by yaj1 at Nov 06, 2019 09:31 AM |

The School of Arts here at the University of Leicester invites applications from students/scholars whose research interests connect with our multiple fields of expertise in:

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Victorian Studies Public Lecture

Victorian Studies Public Lecture

Posted by yaj1 at Aug 06, 2019 10:40 AM |

We are delighted to confirm that Professor John Bowen will be coming to the Victorian Studies Centre at Leicester on 20 November to give this year's Victorian Studies Public Lecture. His theme is 'Dickens, "Madness" and Marriage'. The lecture is based on his recent discovery, in previously unseen letters, that Dickens tried to have his wife placed in a mental asylum. The event will take place at around 5.15pm (details TBC). It is free and open to all. Please put this date in your diaries!

TEAP Sanctuary Scholarship

Posted by yaj1 at Jul 16, 2019 02:50 PM |

The English Language Teaching Unit at the University of Leicester is glad to announce we are offering a Sanctuary Scholarship to refugee and asylum seeker students who would like to obtain a Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching English for Academic Purposes (PG Cert. TEAP). This is a Distance Learning programme that will provide you with the core competencies required for the design and delivery of effective teaching programmes in English for Academic Purposes (EAP), while furthering your knowledge across the range of key concepts and issues related to teaching EAP.

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New Cooperation Agreement with Wallonie-Bruxelles International

New Cooperation Agreement with Wallonie-Bruxelles International

Posted by yaj1 at Jun 06, 2019 02:20 PM |

The School of Arts is delighted to have established a Cooperation Agreement with Wallonie-Bruxelles International (WBI) to host Simon Lambert as Academic and Cultural Liaison Officer for the UK. In this new role Simon Lambert will work towards creating and enhancing academic and cultural partnerships between the UK and French-speaking Belgium, both at the level of the School and the University and across the UK. The new agreement builds on the School’s prior successful links with Wallonie-Bruxelles International and will initially run for a period of two years.

Simon Lambert’s staff page can be found here.

Decolonising the Vikings: The Midlands Viking Symposium 2019

Decolonising the Vikings: The Midlands Viking Symposium 2019

Posted by yaj1 at May 20, 2019 10:50 AM |

The Midlands Viking Symposium 2019 took place on Saturday the 27th of April at the University of Leicester, and was a great success. An annual event pitched at the interested public, the Symposium presents the latest Viking research by Midlands-based researchers, and rotates between the Universities of Leicester, Nottingham, and Birmingham.

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