- Welcome to our open days! 06/07/2018
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- Next TNS seminar: Transnational Religion: Textual Trails (Or how to domesticate the transnational) 11/05/2018
- Next CLLEAR seminar: Thinking ahead in a second language: On the role of prediction in L2 processing 09/05/2018
- SIGLTA meeting on Thursday 10th May: Round table discussion: Integrated Language Testing 08/05/2018
- CGE Research Seminar on 9th May: Tutor-student interaction in one-to-one academic writing tutorials 04/05/2018
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- Italian film showing today: Pazze di me / Women Drive Me Crazy (Fausto Brizzi, 2013) 30/04/2018
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- Italian film showing today: Una giornata particolare / A special day (Ettore Scola, 1977) 23/04/2018
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- The Basque Child Refugees from the Spanish Civil War – history and memory 13/04/2018
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- Critical Realist Discourse Analysis, Motherhood and Gender: A Systematic Method of Analysis 05/04/2018
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- “Physical Pain and Barroque Suffering in Modern Spanish History” – the 2018 Perez de Ayala Lecture 20/03/2018
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Monthly Archives: April 2014
‘The Year of Jubilee’ – A performance by the University of Southampton community choir this Saturday
A number of staff from Modern Languages at the University of Southampton are taking part in the University community choir’s performance, this Saturday 3rd May, of ‘The Year of Jubilee’, at St Michael’s Church in Bugle Street, Southampton. The performance starts at 7.30pm. Read more…
The International Business Times has reported that graduates could miss out on securing top roles in UK companies if they fail to improve their language skills. Read more…
Modern Languages students and staff may be interested in a screening of the Italian film, Salvo (Antonio Piazza e Fabio Grassadonia, 2013), on Tuesday 29th April at 6.30pm at Harbour Lights Cinema in Southampton.
Further information about the film can be found on the Harbour Lights website.
The next Centre for Linguistics, Language Education and Acquisition Research (CLLEAR) seminar will take place on Wednesday 30th April at 5.00pm in Lecture Theatre C, Avenue Campus. The talk is entitled ‘Researching task-based language teaching: A focus on task-based processes’ and will be delivered by Dr. Andrea Revesz from the Institute of Education, University of London. All welcome!
The BBC has reported on research by the Deafness Cognition and Language Research Centre (DCAL) at University College London, which shows that some regional variations in sign language dialects are dying out.
To read the article in full, visit the BBC website.
Starting in June, sign up to do an intensive language course in French, German, Italian, Mandarin Chinese, or Spanish. All aimed at beginners. Get ready for world travel!
Find out more information at the Lifelong Learning Intensive Summer Courses page.
A one-day cultural event will be held Saturday 17 May (10am-4pm) exploring some of the ways that contemporary migration and cultural imports impact on Mexico today. This thought provoking and inspiring conference will include a series of short talks led by experts from within Modern Languages at Southampton.
For more information see the Mexico Today Study Day Lifelong Learning page.
A new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) platform for Europe has been launched, which will enable access to MOOCs in different languages, supported by automatic transcription. The product of a partnership between 12 leading European universities and companies, the first EMMA MOOCs will go live in September this year, and will be delivered by universities in Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and the UK on a range of different subjects including Social Innovation and Cultural Heritage, Business Management and Climate Change.
Modern Languages at the University of Southampton has recently welcomed Dr Richard Kiely, Reader in TESOL Applied Linguistics, as a new member of staff.
To read Richard’s profile, visit the Modern Languages website.
The UK Higher Education International Unit (IU) has reported on the growing importance of internationalisation for higher education institutions across the world.
To read the article in full, visit the IU website.