Events

thumbnail Distinguished Chinese Lecture

Writing History after "Post-History": On Contemporary Chinese Fiction

Location: Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Time/Date: 2nd February 2015, 18:15 - 19:30

Lecture to be held as part of the University’s Insights Public Lectures. This is the first lecture in the series being launched by the Confucius Institute.

thumbnail T & I Research and Profession Seminar Series 2014-15

Tuesday 3rd February in Percy G.O5 at 4 -5 pm

Location: Percy G.O5
Time/Date: 3rd February 2015, 16:00 - 17:00

Translating and Interpreting for a Human Rights Delegation to Colombia, Speakers: James Ellis, Niall Flynn (2014 SML graduates), Angela Uribe de Kellett SPLAS

Visiting Translator from the Directorate-General for Translation (European Commission)

Monday 9th to Friday 13th February 2015

John Evans, who is giving the first two talk, will be visiting the School as Visiting Translator Monday 9 to Friday 13 February. 

thumbnail Leeds-Newcastle Drama translation Colloquium

利兹-纽卡斯尔中国戏剧研讨会, March 26-27 2015

Location: Barbara Strang Teaching Centre B.32
Time/Date: 26th March 2015 - 27th March 2015, 09:00 - 16:00

This exciting two-day event will include a series of talks by experts in the field and a full-day hands-on translation workshop. The focus will be on translation of modern Chinese drama, but some of the talks will be of wider interest. The event will culminate in a performance by Stage@leeds Theatre Company of a new Chinese play in English translation, at Northern Stage. 
For further details, contact valerie.pellatt@ncl.ac.uk 

thumbnail Call for papers: International Conference Cultural Narratives of Crisis and Renewal* Newcastle University 24-26 June 2015

Keynote speaker Prof. Jean Franco (Columbia University)

Location: Newcastle University
Time/Date: 24th June 2015 - 26th June 2015,

This conference hosted by the School of Modern Languages and the Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies
invites papers examining the cultural production and cultural practices in the context of societal crisis, on both sides
of the Atlantic. Our aim is to establish a dialogue about the narratives on moments of crisis and images of renewal in
Latin American and Iberian cultural production.
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