Department of Modern Languages and Cultures

Past Events from 2016-17

Book Launch: Roque Dalton, Looking for Trouble

Date
18 October 2016
Location:
Instituto Cervantes London 15-19 Devereux Court London WC2R 3JJ
Description
Roque Dalton (1935 1975) is one of the best-known and best-loved poets of twentieth-century Latin America. After some introductory words of Elisabeth Hayek-Weinemann, Ambassador of El Salvador, Andy Croft, founder and director of Smokestack-books, the translator John Green and Eduardo Guevara, professor of the Spanish Department at the University of Nottingham will take floor to present the book and discuss about the author.

Ambition and Reality: Researching the 'universalisation' of Cuban higher education

Date
26 October 2016
Location:
Trent A19
Description
Speaker/Paper title: Dr Rosi Smith

Ambition and Reality: Researching the 'universalisation' of Cuban higher education

Date
26 October 2016
Location:
Trent A19
Description
Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies research seminar

The Cuban Embargo, Bilateralism and International Law

Date
23 November 2016
Location:
Trent A46
Description
Speaker: Professor Nigel White

Research seminar on the Prensa Latina

Date
22 February 2017
Location:
Trent Building A1
Description
La dimensión pública revolucionaria cubana: de la clandestinidad a Prensa Latina (1957-1962) - Patricia Calvo (Universidad de Santiago de Compostela)

Negotiating through the matrix: Raúl Castro, "reform" and keeping the faith

Date
08 March 2017
Location:
Highfield House A1
Description
Speaker: Professor Antoni Kapcia

Nationalization at the grass-root level: Transmission and assimilation of national identity in a 1920s Spanish town

Date
16 March 2017
Location:
Trent Building A19
Description
Research seminar by Dr Alejandro Quiroga (Newcastle University)

White Faces / Black Masks: Gender and the Zombie Gothic in Pedro Costa's Down to Earth

Date
29 March 2017
Location:
Highfield House A1
Description
The Brian Tate Lecture is a very special event for Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies because it is an opportunity to honour the de facto 'father' of the department who headed it for 25 years.
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