News in Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music

Funding opportunity for PhD students

Funding opportunity for PhD students
Description
The Birmingham Centre for Translation is inviting applications from outstanding UK and EU students interested in doing a PhD in Translation Studies with AHRC funding support through the Midlands3Cities DTP.
Date:
28/11/2014

Selfish Women and Other Inconvenient Deviants

Selfish Women and Other Inconvenient Deviants
Description
A video recording of the inaugural lecture of Professor Lisa Downing.
Date:
27/11/2014

Translating contemporary French poetry

Translating contemporary French poetry
Description
On Friday 28 November Emma Wagstaff will give a presentation on the research network she has organised with Nina Parish (University of Bath).
Date:
25/11/2014

MA in Translation Studies is awarded the EMT accreditation during official bestowal ceremony

MA in Translation Studies is awarded the EMT accreditation during official bestowal ceremony
Description
Last September, Dr Sofia Malamatidou received on behalf of BCT the official EMT certificate for the MA in Translation Studies.
Date:
06/11/2014

Leopardi on Leopardi

Leopardi on Leopardi
Description
The English translation of Giacomo Leopardi's 'Zibaldone', a major research project co-ordinated by Professors Michael Caesar and Franco D'Intino, is attracting positive reviews both in the UK and the US.
Date:
31/10/2014

Language and Identity in Francophone Worlds conference

Language and Identity in Francophone Worlds conference
Description
Louise Hardwick has given an invited paper at the University of Oxford.
Date:
28/10/2014

Best European Fiction launched at the Birmingham Centre for Translation

Best European Fiction launched at the Birmingham Centre for Translation
Description
On Friday 17 October journalist Rosie Goldsmith hosted the launch of Best European Fiction 2015 (BEF 2015) at the invitation of the Birmingham Centre for Translation.
Date:
22/10/2014

Toulouse La Novela

Toulouse La Novela
Description
Louise Hardwick spoke at 'Toulouse La Novela', a major French festival of ideas, science and culture.
Date:
20/10/2014

Joseph Zobel blog launched

Joseph Zobel blog launched
Description
Dr Louise Hardwick has just launched her blog on French Caribbean author Joseph Zobel, who is best-known for his childhood memoir La Rue Cases-Nègres (1950).
Date:
02/10/2014

New publication: Alexander Pope in German

New publication: Alexander Pope in German
Description
Dr Hilary Brown has published an edition of the first German verse translation of Alexander Pope's Rape of the Lockin the MHRA's European Translations series.
Date:
29/09/2014
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