Author - Sarah Budasz, Blog, events, Get Involved, MLAC events, News, PG events, PG Students, PGR Forum, Workshop

PG Research Forum: How to write an effective abstract? (part 2)

PG Forum: How to write an effective abstract, Part 2 15th February, 17:00-18:00, ER152 Following on the feedback received at the Event "How to write an effective abstract, Part 1" last November,  a second workshop on academic abstracts will be held this coming Thursday. It will be run by the English Language Centre, and this… Continue reading PG Research Forum: How to write an effective abstract? (part 2)

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Author - Sarah Budasz, Blog, events, MLAC events, News, PG events, PG Students, PGR Forum

PG Event: Research Forum

Just a post to remind you of our upcoming PG Forum event, the Work in Progress Workshop, which will take place this Wednesday, 31 January at 12am in room ER155. We will listen to two brief presentations (15-20 minutes each) on current research. Our presenters this time around are: Asma Alqunayir, who will speak on… Continue reading PG Event: Research Forum

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PhD Success: Sophia Xiao

Dr Sophia Xiao recently completed her PhD thesis ('Rethinking Binarism in Translation Studies. A Case Study of Translating the Chinese Nobel Laureates of Literature') in Translation Studies in MLAC. We asked her to tell her more about her research, her future plans and her time in Durham.   Congratulations on your PhD! Can you tell… Continue reading PhD Success: Sophia Xiao

Author - Sarah Budasz, Blog, events, french, MLAC events, PG events, PG Students, PGR Forum, Research Groups, Workshop

PG Research Forum: Works in Progress

Just a quick reminder of our upcoming PG Forum event, the Work in Progress Workshop, which will take place this Thursday, 7 December at 5pm in room A56. We will listen to two brief presentations (15-20 minutes each) on current research. Our presenters this time around are: Alexandre Burin, who will speak on “Draft versus… Continue reading PG Research Forum: Works in Progress

Author - Laura Jennings, Blog, Conference, PG Students, Translation

Translating Europe Forum 2017: a report

Laura Jennings, a PG Student in Translation Studies, was Durham's nominated representative at Translating Europe Forum, a regular EU event which took place in Brussels at the beginning of the month. This year, the event focused on Machine Translation. I was lucky enough to be asked to represent Durham University at the Translating Europe Forum… Continue reading Translating Europe Forum 2017: a report

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PhD Success: Marzia Beltrami

Dr Marzia Beltrami completed her PhD thesis ('The spatial dimension of narrative understanding. Exploring plot types in the narratives of A. Baricco, A. Camilleri, and I. Calvino') in Italian Studies in June at Durham University, after an MA in Oxford and a BA in Milan. We caught up with her to learn more about her… Continue reading PhD Success: Marzia Beltrami

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PhD Success: Stefano Evangelista

Dr Stefano Evangelista recently completed his PhD thesis (‘The International Reception and the Poetics of Antonio Fogazzaro on the basis of his correspondences with other Contemporary Intellectuals’) in Italian Studies, at Durham University, where he came after his completing no less than three Masters degree in Italy! We caught up with him to know more about his… Continue reading PhD Success: Stefano Evangelista

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Finding (and Acquiring) Funding: a PG Workshop

Leaves are falling, the nights are drawing in, and tea and biscuits are becoming more of a necessity than a luxury. That’s right, it’s postgrad application season! To help you secure the funding you might need to pursue your studies further (if you are a Master's student) or to organise conferences, placements or mount collaborative… Continue reading Finding (and Acquiring) Funding: a PG Workshop

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PhD Success: Yifang Wang

Dr Yifang Wang recently completed her PhD thesis (‘Translating metaphor from both directions: a process-oriented study’) in Translation at Durham University, where she also did her MA, after a BA at Xi'an Jiaotong University in China. We caught up with her to learn more about her research and her post-PhD life. Congratulations on your PhD! Can you… Continue reading PhD Success: Yifang Wang

Author - Sarah Budasz, Blog, Get Involved, PG Students

Contributors wanted!

The MLAC blog is looking for contributors for the coming academic year! Are you a postgraduate student in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures? Are you interested in flexing your creative muscles, writing about school events, putting a potted version of your research into the public domain, or reporting on other MLAC-related things? Then… Continue reading Contributors wanted!