Events

thumbnail Japanese Popular Culture as Academic Study?

Wednesday 15 April, 2015, 13- 16pm, followed by drink reception

Leading Japanese media and cultural studies scholar Professor Koichi Iwabuchi (Monash University), will be visiting Newcastle University in April to lead a special Japanese Studies workshop.

Distinguished Chinese Lecture

Re-conceptualizing China in our Time: From a Chinese Perspective

Location: Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Time/Date: 27th April 2015, 17:30 - 19:00

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

Distinguished Chinese Lecture

Where Have All The Villages Gone?: Landscape of Home and Memory in Chinese Literature and Film

Location: Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Time/Date: 8th June 2015, 17:30 - 19:00

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

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.

thumbnail Call for papers for the second Talking to the World conference

Talking to the World 2: International Conference for Translation and Interpreting Studies, 10-11 September 2015, Newcastle University, UK

Location: Research Beehive, Old Library Building
Time/Date: 10th September 2015,

Following the success of the first Talking to the World Conference in 2013, we are pleased to announce this call for papers for the second Talking to the World conference on The Relevance of Translation and Interpreting – Past, Present and Future, which will take place at Newcastle University, UK, on 10-11 September 2015.
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