News in Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music

'All Past Times Were Worse': Remembering Fidel Castro

'All Past Times Were Worse': Remembering Fidel Castro
Description
Dr Conrad James offers his view on Fidel Castro and the Cuban Revolution.
Date:
01/12/2016

Keynote at Society for Francophone Postcolonial Studies annual conference

Keynote at Society for Francophone Postcolonial Studies annual conference
Description
Dr Louise Hardwick presented a keynote lecture at the Annual Conference of the Society for Francophone Postcolonial Studies on Friday 18 November.
Date:
30/11/2016

Keynote, cinema and the arts in Italy: creativity, conflict and collaboration

Description
On 25 November 2016 at Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia, Dr Clodagh Brook will be giving the keynote talk for the Conference, An Eye on Italy.
Date:
24/11/2016

One-minute movie competition 2016-2017

One-minute movie competition 2016-2017
Description
The Department of Film and Creative Writing is pleased to announce its 2016-2017 One-Minute Movie Competition. First prize is an Amazon Kindle Fire HD! There will also be two runner-up prizes of Amazon vouchers.
Date:
21/11/2016

Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowships internal application process

Description
Fellowships to be held in the College of Arts and Law at the University of Birmingham commencing between 1 September 2017 and 1 May 2018.
Date:
14/11/2016

Dr Anissa Daoudi awarded a Leverhulme Trust Research Fellowship

Dr Anissa Daoudi awarded a Leverhulme Trust Research Fellowship
Description
Dr Anissa Daoudi has been awarded a Leverhulme Trust Research Fellowship, for the project 'Sexual violence against women in Algeria: narratives, translations, languages'.
Date:
10/11/2016

Conference report - Milan crossroad of cultures

Conference report - Milan crossroad of cultures
Description
Marco Bellardi, PhD student in Italian Studies, reports about a major international conference, 'Milan, Crossroad of Cultures'.
Date:
10/11/2016

Charity placement with Small Woods Association

Description
Dr Louise Hardwick has recently completed a four-week placement with the Small Woods Association in Ironbridge as part of her EU-funded activities with Climate-KIC.
Date:
08/11/2016

Queering Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies international conference - Call for papers

Queering Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies international conference - Call for papers
Description
The organizers invite paper proposals exploring queer unsettlings of gender identity and sexual orientation, as well as deconstructions of the binaries of male/female, sex/gender, hetero/homo, normal/abnormal, and public/private, in Portuguese-language literature, cinema and visual arts.
Date:
01/11/2016

University Music launches new 'Staff Singers' choir

University Music launches new 'Staff Singers' choir
Description
As part of its blossoming choral singing provision, University Music successfully launched its new choir - University Staff Singers - this month in the Barber Institute of Fine Arts.
Date:
28/10/2016
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