Events in Modern Languages

Events

Imperial Networks: Spreading images of Black Africa through early twentieth century postcards

Imperial Networks: Spreading images of Black Africa through early twentieth century postcards

Date
21/02/2017
Description
Professor Gilles Teulié (Aix-Marseille Université) delivers this Boundary Crossings research event.

Is (S)he Feminist? Gendered Receptions of Women Writers and Activists. The Cases of Anna Haag and Elizabeth Robins

Date
22/02/2017
Description
Speakers: Dr Bea Kluesener (Catholic University Eichstätt) and Sybil Oldfield (University of Sussex), Discussant: Dr Shelley Budgeon (University of Birmingham).

Workshop and reading with Japanese- German writer Yoko Tawada

Date
01/03/2017
Description
Writer in Residence at the University of Birmingham on 1 March, 2017.
Tracking signposts to a Caribbean film aesthetic

Tracking signposts to a Caribbean film aesthetic

Date
07/03/2017
Description
This special guest lecture, in English, will explore Caribbean cinema across a range of languages (English, French, Spanish and Dutch).
Online Ovids: the exiles of Marie Darrieussecq and Saviana Stãnescu

Online Ovids: the exiles of Marie Darrieussecq and Saviana Stãnescu

Date
14/03/2017
Description
Dr Fiona Cox (University of Exeter) delivers this joint Modern Languages and Classics research seminar.
Queering Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies

Queering Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies

Date
05 - 06/05/2017
Description
This international conference aims to embrace queer readings of both canonical and "minor" or neglected Portuguese, Brazilian and Lusophone African writers and artists from any historical period.
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