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Olivia Walsh and Tom Goddard New Article

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Congratulations to Tom Goddard and Liv Walsh (French section of the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures) on their recent article in the Conversation: "Inclusivity putting French language in 'mortal danger', claims l'Académie française".
Date:
22/11/2017

Outreach Event November 2017

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The School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies ran a venture to support A level languages pupils in a new element of their course, the individual research project. The session was delivered in conjunction with Hallward library staff, who gave the visitors a library tour and a workshop on research and referencing skills.
Date:
21/11/2017

Dr Monica White Contributes a chapter to Portraits of Medieval Eastern Europe 900-1400

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Dr Monica White (Russian & Slavonic Studies) contributed a chapter to Portraits of Medieval Eastern Europe, 900-1400, ed. by Don Ostrowski and Chrisitan Raffensperger (Routledge 2017). It's a book of fictional but historically-informed 'portraits' of either named individuals or composite figures. Monica chose to write about a composite figure, a Russian monk named Fotii, who travelled to Constantinople in 1277 to recruit fresco painters for a new church in his hometown.
Date:
21/11/2017

Challenge Week

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Four Modern, Languages and Cultures students visited George Spencer Academy in Stapleford to deliver a presentation about studying languages and a mini language taster as part of the academy's "Challenge week", which was all about languages and cultures.
Date:
21/11/2017

Cultures, Languages and Area Studies and City of Literature

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Katie Harrison (Postgraduate Research student) drew on her contacts with the local Ukrainian community to organise a very enjoyable talk by British Ukrainian author Maria Dziedzan, talking about her novel, When Sorrows Come based on the experience of her family in Ukraine during the Second World War.
Date:
21/11/2017

Victoria Gertsman Review Published

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Victoria Gerstman's review of Alison Hulme's Consumerism on TV: Popular Media from the 1950s to the Present was recently published in Critical Studies in Television (Volume 12, Issue 3).
Date:
21/11/2017

Congratulations to Adam Horsley awarded a three-year British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship at Exeter

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Congratulations to Dr Adam Horsley, who has been awarded a three-year British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship at Exeter, starting this January 2018. His project is Libertine Literature and Criminal Justice in Early Seventeenth-Century France.
Date:
21/11/2017

Around the World Widening Participation Event

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Three final year Modern Languages and Cultures students designed languages-based treasure hunts and activities for a primary academy visit led by the Widening Participation central team entitled "Around the World".
Date:
21/11/2017

Gillian Roberts Article Published

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Dr Gillian Roberts (American & Canadian Studies) has had a new article published recently: "Writing Settlement after Idle No More: Non-Indigenous Responses in Anglo-Canadian Poetry."
Date:
21/11/2017

Professor Peter Ling delivers talk following publication

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Prompted by his article in BBC History magazine "The Fight for Black America" (Christmas 2016), the History staff at Bedford Boys School invited Professor Peter Ling to give a talk to AS and A2 History students on "The Radicalism of Martin Luther King, Jr." on 11 November 2017.
Date:
21/11/2017
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