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"How can we understand another society and, by comparison, learn more about our own? The key is mastery of the language. From this starting point, you can examine a country's history, its literature and culture."Dr Craig Blunt, French Studies
Modern Languages graduates have high employment prospects
Posted 25 May 2017
Call for papers for the conference "Imagining the Body in France and the Francophone World" organised by PhD student Antonia Wimbush, 19-20 January 2018 at the University of Birmingham.
Posted 16 May 2017
Keynote lecture on "Female Translators in History: Towards a 'Woman-Interrogated' Approach".
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The Department is organised into seven principal sections, teaching our five principal languages and cultures (French, German, Italian, Russian and Spanish), and the further five languages and cultures we offer as minor or additional subjects (Arabic, Catalan, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, and Portuguese). The Department offers also professional teaching on Translation Studies.
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