Department of Modern Languages

"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


Posted 13 January 2017

Accolade for member of staff in Modern Languages

Professor John Klapper's book on Nonconformist Writing in Nazi Germany (Camden House, 2015) has been awarded the Outstanding Academic Title award for 2016 by Choice magazine.

Posted 09 January 2017

Orlando Furioso at 500

Watch the videos of the events for the 500 years anniversary of the publication of the Orlando Furioso.

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Our sections

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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