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Visiting Fellowship at Emory University

Visiting Fellowship at Emory University
Description
Dr Louise Hardwick has just returned from a Visiting Fellowship at Emory University, Atlanta, as part of her AHRC-funded research project into Joseph Zobel.
Date:
04/11/2015

Memory and Exile in Nina Bouraoui's Autobiographical Narratives

Memory and Exile in Nina Bouraoui's Autobiographical Narratives
Description
Antonia Wimbush, second-year PhD student in the Department of Modern Languages supervised by Dr Louise Hardwick, has published her first article.
Date:
03/11/2015

Modern Languages on the Gadget Show

Modern Languages on the Gadget Show
Description
Channel 5's Gadget Show spend a day with students and staff from the Department of Modern Languages.
Date:
02/11/2015

Dr Natasha Rulyova gives invited lecture on Brodsky and self-translation

Dr Natasha Rulyova gives invited lecture on Brodsky and self-translation
Description
By the invitation of Professor Aneta Pavlenko, Dr Rulyova gave a lecture entitled 'Late Bilingual Writers and Collaborative Self-Translation: The Case of Joseph Brodsky (1940-1996)' at Temple University, USA.
Date:
20/10/2015

Ecocriticism

Description
Dr Louise Hardwick, as part of her work as an Interdisciplinary Leadership Fellow, contributed to a week-long international Summer School at the University of Oxford held at Wytham Woods.
Date:
18/10/2015

Dr Louise Hardwick named Role Model for Women Scientists

Dr Louise Hardwick named Role Model for Women Scientists
Description
Louise, a Senior Lecturer in French Studies, received the accolade from the Marie Curie Alumni Association (MCAA) after acting as principal investigator on a Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship under FP7 between 2012-2014.
Date:
07/10/2015

Birmingham Centre for Translation at IATIS 2015

Birmingham Centre for Translation at IATIS 2015
Description
Two members of the Birmingham Centre for Translation represented the University of Birmingham at the fifth IATIS conference in Belo Horizonte Brazil, 7-10 July 2015.
Date:
03/08/2015

Tunisia attack: three lessons we can learn

Tunisia attack: three lessons we can learn
Description
Dr Berny Sèbe writes about Tunisia attacks in the latest Birmingham Brief.
Date:
06/07/2015

Modern Languages Networking and Workshop Event for MFL Teachers

Modern Languages Networking and Workshop Event for MFL Teachers
Description
On 12 June 2015, the Department of Modern Languages hosted a networking and workshop event for teachers of Modern Foreign Languages.
Date:
02/07/2015

5th Basque, Catalan and Galician Cinema Season

5th Basque, Catalan and Galician Cinema Season
Description
The activity has been organized thanks to the support of the Etxepare Basque Institute, the Institut Ramon Llull, the Xunta de Galicia and the University of Birmingham.
Date:
29/06/2015
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