News in Modern Languages

New programme launched to meet growing demand for Practice-Based research in Translation Studies

New programme launched to meet growing demand for Practice-Based research in Translation Studies

Description
The Department of Modern Languages has launched a new Practice-Based PhD programme in Translation Studies.
Date:
Thursday 9 July 2020
The Routledge Handbook of Translation and Activism

The Routledge Handbook of Translation and Activism

Description
Professor Rebecca Gould and Dr Kayvan Tahmasebian edit an accessible, diverse and ground-breaking overview of literary, cultural, and political translation across a range of activist contexts.
Date:
Wednesday 17 June 2020
Bringing Colston Down

Bringing Colston Down

Description
'But the BLM protests showed that Colston's weighty legacy was less substantial than we had imagined: Rebecca Gould writes for the London Review of Books on Bringing Colston Down.
Date:
Monday 15 June 2020
Exploring and Exploiting Uncertainty

Exploring and Exploiting Uncertainty

Description
A new study by Dagmar Divjak and Petar Milin in the journal Cognitive Science.
Date:
Wednesday 10 June 2020
New Publications and Resources on Contemporary German Jewish Literature and Culture

New Publications and Resources on Contemporary German Jewish Literature and Culture

Description
Maria Roca Lizarazu, Leverhulme Early Career Fellow in the Department of Modern Languages, has published a number of outputs on contemporary German Jewish literature and culture.
Date:
Tuesday 9 June 2020
Modern Languages recommends

Modern Languages recommends

Description
Reading and watching recommendations from the University of Birmingham Department of Modern Languages.
Date:
Friday 5 June 2020
Testimony in Practice: Art, Education, Performance

Testimony in Practice: Art, Education, Performance

Description
Two new sets of guidance for practitioners seeking to work with witness accounts in different contexts have been launched by Professor Sara Jones.
Date:
Thursday 4 June 2020
Global Literary Theory project expands with the appointment of three new research fellows

Global Literary Theory project expands with the appointment of three new research fellows

Description
GlobalLit is an ERC-funded project that aims to reinvigorate the discipline of literary studies by looking at non-European approaches and focusing on texts from Islamic cultures.
Date:
Wednesday 3 June 2020
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