News in Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music

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

Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain - Call for papers

Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain - Call for papers
Description
The eleventh Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain conference will take place at the University of Birmingham from 28 to 30 June 2017.
Date:
27/10/2016

League table rises for Modern Languages

Description
All languages offered by the Department have been rated within the Top 10 of the latest edition of the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide.
Date:
20/10/2016

Excellent employability for Modern Languages graduates

Excellent employability for Modern Languages graduates
Description
Modern Languages graduates have high employment prospects with 85% entering work or further study within six months of graduation.
Date:
12/10/2016

Emerging Translator Mentoring Programme

Emerging Translator Mentoring Programme
Description
A Birmingham Centre for Translation member, Jennifer Arnold, has been awarded a place on the coveted Emerging Translator Mentoring Programme.
Date:
10/10/2016

Visiting Scholar from the USA

Visiting Scholar from the USA
Description
Dr Michael Wiedorn from Georgia Institute of Technology is a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Modern Languages this autumn and he is collaborating on projects led by Dr Louise Hardwick.
Date:
05/10/2016

The EU Climate-KIC programme Pioneers into Practice awarded Dr Louise Hardwick

The EU Climate-KIC programme Pioneers into Practice awarded Dr Louise Hardwick
Description
Dr Louise Hardwick has been awarded 2000 Euro by the EU Climate-KIC programme Pioneers into Practice.
Date:
30/09/2016

European Day of Languages

Description
Third-year PhD student Antonia Wimbush celebrated European Day of Languages at Wakefield Girls' High School Junior School.
Date:
28/09/2016
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