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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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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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Waugh's Winner Takes All and Flash Fiction: Creative Writing Workshop

Waugh's Winner Takes All and Flash Fiction: Creative Writing Workshop

Posted by jcm22 at Oct 25, 2018 06:07 PM |

27 October 2018 - The workshop, designed for 11-18 year olds and based on the work of Evelyn Waugh, will feature fun flash fiction writing as well as a chance to read and learn more about this important 20th Century writer.

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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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HAF Career Path Talk  and Q&A

HAF Career Path Talk and Q&A

Posted by jcm22 at Oct 23, 2018 01:10 PM |

24 October 2018

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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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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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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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History of Art and Film Seminar Series 2018/19 (Autumn)

History of Art and Film Seminar Series 2018/19 (Autumn)

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

Presenting a year-long programme of four sessions per semester, and interleaving studies of art and film, this series seeks to foster interdisciplinary collaboration within and beyond the department of History of Art and Film.

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History of Art and Film Seminar Series: Homonormative Sex in Contemporary Gay and Lesbian Cinemas

History of Art and Film Seminar Series: Homonormative Sex in Contemporary Gay and Lesbian Cinemas

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

24 October 2018 - In the first in this series of four seminars, Connor Winterton (Birmingham City) examines homonormative sex in contemporary gay and lesbian cinemas, highlighting a recurrent detatchment from queer radical politics in favour of a focus on homonormative ideologies.

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LeCTIS Seminar Series 2018/19: Translating Crime Fiction

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

25 October 2018 - In this talk, Dr Karen Seago will develop her hypothesis that the translation of crime fiction, is a constrained form of literary translation.

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LeCTIS Seminar Series 2018/19: 'Translating with a capital T'

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

18 October 2018 - What does it mean to be a Translator with a capital T, and how many ways are there of being a translator?

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LeCTIS Seminar Series 2018/19: Chinese Fansubbers - What Makes Them Survive So Far?

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

11 October 2018 - A study on the genre and style analysis of Chinese fansubbing translation, how it is different from professional translations and exploration of whether Chinese fansubbers have created their particular translation style.

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