PGR forum: programme for Michaelmas term

Click here to view the programme for Michaelmas term. The next meeting of the forum will be Friday 31st October 1-2pm in A56. Come along for an informal discussion about your research.


Fuelling Culture – workshop and lecture this Wednesday

As part of the Centre for Visual Arts and Culture's 'Environments' research strand, Professor Imre Szeman (University of Alberta) will give a lecture entitled ‘Thinking Oil’ on Wednesday 29th October (6pm, Rosemary Cramp Lecture Theatre, Calman Learning Centre).   Preceding his lecture, the "Ecologies and the Arts" research group in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures is hosting… Continue reading Fuelling Culture – workshop and lecture this Wednesday

Sarah Dunant’s public Lecture: “Getting under their skins: history, fiction and art”

The English novelist Sarah Dunant held a public lecture at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities on Tuesday 7th October. Starting from her acclaimed historical novels set in the Italian Renaissance, Dunant focused on how she took inspiration for her works by primarily observing the minor characters, especially women, in renowned paintings by master artists… Continue reading Sarah Dunant’s public Lecture: “Getting under their skins: history, fiction and art”

PGR Forum Inaugural Meeting

The first PGR Forum took place last Thursday 9th October. Over refreshments, we planned for the year ahead, which will see informal discussions, guest speakers and reading sessions. A programme for the term will circulate in due course. In the meantime, if you are a Facebook user join the group here to keep in touch and… Continue reading PGR Forum Inaugural Meeting

Welcome lunch organized by new Modern Languages and Cultures research groups on October 22

The conveners of the new Justice and the Arts, Ecologies and the Arts, and Transnationalism research groups would like to invite you a welcome lunch on 22 October, from 12.00-13.00 in A56. The lunch will give us an opportunity to introduce our groups, outline our upcoming research activities, and discuss participation. Refreshments will be provided. More information about research… Continue reading Welcome lunch organized by new Modern Languages and Cultures research groups on October 22

Alumni news: Emma May Price

This entry was written by Emma May Price, who completed both a BA in Combined Studies in Arts (2012) and the MA in Translation Studies (2013).  Emma specialises on French and Spanish and now works full-time as a professional translator in Spain. There is more info on her website: I’ve always loved learning foreign languages,… Continue reading Alumni news: Emma May Price

Postgraduate events in MLAC this week

Wednesday 8th October 5-7PM in ER207 sees first PG reception of the year. This is a very good opportunity for all MLAC postgraduates (those in MA programmes and research degrees) to meet each other and staff teaching in various MA programmes, PhD supervisors and visiting researchers. Refreshments will be served. Thursday 9th 5-7PM is the first POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH FORUM in ER152. This will be… Continue reading Postgraduate events in MLAC this week