News in Modern Languages

Grant win for "'Heritage speakers of Spanish: the case of Latin American Londoners" project

Grant win for "'Heritage speakers of Spanish: the case of Latin American Londoners" project

Description
The project (March 2022-March 2024) aims at investigating the varieties of Spanish spoken by the Latin Americans of London
Date:
Thursday 9 September 2021
Translation careers talk with The Word Hub

Translation careers talk with The Word Hub

Description
MA Translation Studies and BA Modern Languages students at the University of Birmingham had the opportunity to hear first hand from Translation experts with a special careers talk with translation agency The Word Hub.
Date:
Tuesday 17 August 2021
Modern Languages recommends

Modern Languages recommends

Description
Reading and watching recommendations from the University of Birmingham Department of Modern Languages.
Date:
Thursday 8 July 2021
Modern Languages PhD focus: Online language learning before and after COVID-19

Modern Languages PhD focus: Online language learning before and after COVID-19

Description
Distance Learning PhD student Simona Scanni introduces her research on online language learning before and after COVID-19.
Date:
Thursday 10 June 2021
Urban Terrorism in Europe (2004-19): Expert seminar with Professor Emerita Nina Lykke

Urban Terrorism in Europe (2004-19): Expert seminar with Professor Emerita Nina Lykke

Description
The UrbTerr project team at The University of Birmingham had the wonderful opportunity to virtually meet and engage in posthumanist critical theoretical conversations with Professor Emerita Nina Lykke.
Date:
Monday 7 June 2021
Global success for a virtual conference in the Department of Modern Languages exploring the Legacy of Colonialism on Post-Imperial Societies

Global success for a virtual conference in the Department of Modern Languages exploring the Legacy of Colonialism on Post-Imperial Societies

Description
Report on the the international virtual conference organized in partnership with the University of Aix-Marseille (France).
Date:
Friday 14 May 2021
The year abroad: more than just a language lesson

The year abroad: more than just a language lesson

Description
University of Birmingham Modern Languages and History graduate Freya Hoppe tells us about the year abroad she spent in Seville Spain, from September 2018 - June 2019.
Date:
Wednesday 24 March 2021
'Who are you to tell the story?': Exploring the experience of Central and Eastern European migrant artists

'Who are you to tell the story?': Exploring the experience of Central and Eastern European migrant artists

Description
Dr Kinga Goodwin, Post-Doctoral Fellow in the ´╗┐Department of Modern Languages, discusses the lived experience of CEE artists, and the implications they feel their migrant status has on their careers.
Date:
Tuesday 9 March 2021
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