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Bilingual anthology of contemporary French poetry

Bilingual anthology of contemporary French poetry
Description
Emma Wagstaff is co-editing with Nina Parish (University of Bath) a bilingual anthology of contemporary French poetry.
Date:
27/05/2016

Detective fiction translated

Detective fiction translated
Description
Professor Susan Bassnett, keynote speaker at the recent Translation Studies research forum, talks about detective fiction translated, finding patterns in the genre's increasing success.
Date:
27/05/2016

Ecocriticism keynote at Durham IAS

Ecocriticism keynote at Durham IAS
Description
On Friday 13 May, Dr Louise Hardwick gave a keynote paper at the international symposium 'Aesthetics of Crisis: Ecology, Disaster, Representation' which was held at the University of Durham's Institute of Advanced Study.
Date:
24/05/2016

Dr Claire MacLeod Peters, Prince's Teaching Institute talk

Dr Claire MacLeod Peters, Prince's Teaching Institute talk
Description
Dr Claire MacLeod Peters is continuing her work with the Prince's Teaching Institute Charity, delivering interactive lectures in French to inspire secondary school French teachers to engage with their subject in ways that reflect latest research findings.
Date:
23/05/2016

Postgraduate mentor for Languages

Description
Antonia Wimbush, second-year PhD student in French and Postgraduate Mentor for Modern Languages, talk about the PG Mentor Scheme.
Date:
13/05/2016

Dr Louise Hardwick guest speaker at Cardiff University

Dr Louise Hardwick guest speaker at Cardiff University
Description
On 25-26 April, Dr Louise Hardwick gave a guest seminar paper at Cardiff University on her current research into Joseph Zobel.
Date:
05/05/2016

Round-table on Ukraine conflict

Round-table on Ukraine conflict
Description
Jeremy Morris took part in the University of Warsaw International Relations round-table on the Ukraine conflict alongside the Ambassador of Ukraine and academics from Poland and Ireland.
Date:
05/05/2016

Empires of Emptiness video interview

Empires of Emptiness video interview
Description
Dr Berny Sèbe introduces the exhibition Empires of Emptiness: Fortresses of the Sahara & the Steppe as part of the wider AHRC funded project Outposts of Conquest.
Date:
03/05/2016

Frozen Words

Frozen Words
Description
On 26 April Emma Wagstaff read her translation of Philippe Beck's poem 'Mots gelés' (Opéradiques, Flammarion, 2014) at a poetry reading given by Philippe Beck at the University of Cambridge.
Date:
28/04/2016

Professor Susan Bassnett to give keynote lecture at Translation Research Forum

Professor Susan Bassnett to give keynote lecture at Translation Research Forum
Description
Professor Susan Bassnett, Honorary Director of the Birmingham Centre for Translation (BCT), will give a keynote lecture at this year's Translation Studies Research Forum.
Date:
27/04/2016
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