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End of year recitals - years 2 and 3

Monday 20th - Friday 24th May
Djanogly Recital Hall, University Park Campus
Come and listen to final exam recitals by the Department's performance students.

China Trans Formed

Thursday 23rd May
A40 Sir Clive Granger Building
The Centre for Research in Race and Rights (C3R) and the Centre for Contemporary East Asian Cultural Studies (CEACS), the University of Nottingham host a public lecture with Dr Howard Chiang, Department of History, University of California, Davis.

Commemorating literature

Saturday 25th May
Universiity Park
This workshop aims to bring together scholars and representatives of museums and literary heritage organisations, to discuss practices of literary commemoration, both past and present.

What exactly is happening now in Cuba?

Tuesday 28th May
B2 The Hemsley, University Park Nottingham
If you are thinking of engaging with Cuba, or are already working with Cuban entities, the Centre for Research on Cuba presents an invaluable opportunity to find out from specialists not only what is going on in Cuba right now, but also how best to understand the whole culture of Cuba and the workings of an often misunderstood economy.
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PhD student awarded Baird Society Resident Scholar appointment

Congratulations to American and Canadian Studies PhD student Hannah Jeffery, who has been awarded a Baird Society Resident Scholar (Fellow) Academic Appointment with the Smithsonian, starting in February 2020.

Freddie Mercury in China

Hongwei Bao's (Department of Cultural, Media and Visual Studies) has recently written a blog article on the reception of the film Bohemian Rhapsody in Chinese queer communities which has just been published on Asia Dialogue.

PhD students publishes article in The Contemporary Journal as part of 'On Translations' series

Thomas Waller, a first-year Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies PhD student researching the Portuguese-language cultural production of Africa, has recently published an article entitled "Translatability and the 'African Modern' in Mozambican Contemporary Art', and appeared in the The Contemporary Journal earlier this month as part of their 'On Translations' series. The journal is in fact the digital platform of the local art institution Nottingham Contemporary.

Oscar success for Modern Languages and Cultures

Last week was a great week for Modern Languages and Cultures at the Student Union's Staff Oscars awards. Congratulations to the three nominees Manuel Lagares (in the best all-rounder category), Laura Todd (in the best dissertation supervisor category), and Sarah Wilson (Student Services Year Abroad support, for best support staff). Last but not least, the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures come second in the Best Department category!

Latest issue of Languages, Texts and Society journal published

The new issue of the Journal of ?Languages, Texts, and Society, the postgraduate-run online journal, has now been published, with items from several students of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies.
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