News in Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music

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

Undergraduate research scholarship scheme

Undergraduate research scholarship scheme
Description
College of Arts and Law students discuss the Undergraduate Research Scholarship Scheme and the opportunities it gave them to do research work.
Date:
16/09/2015

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

My Indiana Jones moment: the day I uncovered an error in the archives

My Indiana Jones moment: the day I uncovered an error in the archives
Description
Dr Louise Hardwick has just had an article published by The Guardian Higher Education Network on her AHRC Joseph Zobel research project. The article describes Louise's "Indiana Jones moment" when she realised that a watercolour in the British Library was mislabelled, and held a secret connection to Joseph Zobel.
Date:
31/07/2015

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

Professor Simon Halsey recognised in the 2015 Queen's Birthday Honours

Professor Simon Halsey recognised in the 2015 Queen's Birthday Honours
Description
Professor Halsey has been awarded an CBE for services to music.
Date:
06/07/2015
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