Department of Modern Languages

QS World University Rankings 2018 Modern Languages Top 100In a world that needs greater understanding between peoples and cultures, Modern Languages at Birmingham will give you something to say.


Posted 23 October 2020

Multilingualism and Islamic Literary Theory

On 15th March 2019, ´╗┐Professor Rebecca Ruth Gould delivered a lecture about her ERC-funded project Global Literary Theory at the India International Centre, New Delhi.

Posted 29 September 2020

Watching Chekhov in Tehran

Essay by Professor Rebecca Gould which was awarded runner-up the 2020 Beechmore Books Arts Journalism Competition.

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