News in Modern Languages

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
The Shepherd, the Volk, and the Middle Class

The Shepherd, the Volk, and the Middle Class

Description
Elystan Griffiths' monograph published by Boydell & Brewer.
Date:
Wednesday 27 May 2020
John Goodyear on Radio Bremen

John Goodyear on Radio Bremen

Description
John Goodyear was interviewed on Bremen Zwei Radio about his Anglo-German life and touched on the world of academia post-Brexit.
Date:
Monday 10 February 2020
Professor Sara Jones on 'How we can ensure Holocaust survivors continue to be heard'

Professor Sara Jones on 'How we can ensure Holocaust survivors continue to be heard'

Description
Professor Sara Jones in the Guardian
Date:
Friday 31 January 2020
Grant secured for collaborative project 'Tackling the UK's languages crisis: a role for linguistics in schools'

Grant secured for collaborative project 'Tackling the UK's languages crisis: a role for linguistics in schools'

Description
Dr Alice Corr and Dr Norma Schifano have been awarded £8,000 from the AHRC/OWRI inititiative Language Acts and Worldmaking for the project 'Tackling the UK's languages crisis: a role for linguistics in schools'.
Date:
Wednesday 29 January 2020
New funding for research to support reading in a foreign language

New funding for research to support reading in a foreign language

Description
Dr Petar Milin and Professor Dagmar Divjak have been awarded the internal "High-risk, High-reward" grant for CAL for the project "Making the most of what meets the eye(s): Optimizing reading in a foreign language".
Date:
Tuesday 28 January 2020
Auschwitz 75 years on: preserving survivor's voices and listening to those of their children

Auschwitz 75 years on: preserving survivor's voices and listening to those of their children

Description
Professor Sara Jones writes for The Conversation.
Date:
Monday 27 January 2020
Firewood of Sarajevo Longlisted for Prestigious Arabic Literature Prize

Firewood of Sarajevo Longlisted for Prestigious Arabic Literature Prize

Description
Novel inspired by workshop facilitated by Dr Anissa Daoudi, shares "counter-histories" of Algeria Civil War
Date:
Thursday 19 December 2019
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