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Funding received for Interdisciplinary Conference on The Translator

4 March 2014

The School of Modern Languages and the School of Welsh are collaborating to provide an interdisciplinary conference titled, ‘The Translator: Competence, Credentials, Creativity’, to be held on the 27th May 2014. Having recently – and very happily – rec …

Cardiff launches new School of Modern Languages

14 February 2014

Cardiff University has today launched the website for its new School of Modern Languages. From September 2014, all Cardiff University language teaching and research will be delivered from the bespoke new School. Head of the School of Modern Languages, …

Ruth Kitchen awarded a Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship

3 February 2014

Ruth Kitchen has been awarded a Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship for career development for her SURDITÉ Cinéma Project. The project blends theoretical and empirical approaches in order to examine social understandings of deafness in contemporary F …

New German Language Assistant

31 January 2014

In January 2014 the German section has been given the opportunity to employ a “DAAD Sprachassistent” for the next academic year, i.e. in 2014-15. The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) has offered a 10-month scholarship for a young German graduate …

Poetry as an Echo-Chamber

22 January 2014

This month sees the publication of German Life and Letters 67, Special Number: Poetry, Poetics and Translation in Anglo-German Relations, edited by Professor Gerrit-Jan Berendse. This special edition presents selected papers from the lead session of th …

GW4 Initiative: And the Wall(s) Came Tumbling Down

27 November 2013

On 30th October Heiko Feldner, Monika Hennemann and Jan Berendse from founded the ‘GW4 Network for the Study of Socialist and Post-Socialist Europe’ in conjunction with colleagues from partner institutions in Bristol, Exeter and Bath. This will serve a …

German Poet Visits Cardiff

21 November 2013

On 12 November Professor Jan Berendse welcomed the German poet and novelist Jörg Bernig to Cardiff in the University’s Glamorgan Building. This energetic writer, born in 1964 in Wurzen in Saxony, GDR, is at the moment Writer in Residence at Swansea Uni …

Funding secured for research into surrealism in the GDR

12 November 2013

Professor Berendse was awarded a scholarship by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation for a project devoted to the writing of a monograph on surrealist fiction, visual art, cinema and other art forms in the German Democratic Republic. The project will …

Major boost for next generation of arts & humanities researchers

25 October 2013

Modern Languages and Translation Studies in the College of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences at Cardiff is delighted to be a part of the successful the South West and Wales consortium bid to become an AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership for training t …

Electronic submission of assessed coursework

3 September 2013

Electronic submission of assessed coursework through Learning Central is compulsory for all School modules. Note that information on deadline dates & times is available in module kits on Learning Central for each module. Submitting your coursework …

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