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Cross-centre seminar Wednesday 8th March 2017

Cross-centre seminar, led by the Centre for Global Englishes (CGE) and chaired by Professor Jennifer Jenkins. When: Wednesday 8th March 2017, 5-6.30pm Where: Building 65, Lecture Theatre C, Avenue Campus Who: Prof Clare Mar-Molinero, Prof Roumyana Slabakova, Dr Dick Vigers and Prof Jennifer Jenkins. Perspectives on multilingualism Over the past ten years or so, multilingualism has become a hot topic in linguistics research. Continue reading →

MeXsu Seminar Wednesday 1st March 2017: Fortíno Domínguez Rueda

When: Wednesday 1st March 2017, 5:15-6:45pm Where: Room 1177, Building 65, Avenue Campus Who: Fortíno Domínguez Rueda, Universidad de Guadalajara Resistencias indígenas en el México contemporáneo: La lucha de los zoques de Chiapas, el Congreso Nacional Indígena y la propuesta de una candidata independiente a la presidencia de la república en el 2018. Continue reading →

Explore and experience Portuguese food cultures

Foodways of Knowing: Culture and Identity in the Portuguese Diaspora Join us on Monday 6th March at 5pm in Avenue 65/1163 for an evening of exploring and experiencing Portuguese food cultures, with Dr Rhian Atkin, Senior Lecturer in Portuguese and Lusophone Studies at Cardiff University and Principal Investigator of Calouste Gulbenkian-funded research project ‘Pão e Vinho sobre a Mesa: Portuguese Food Cultures, Mobility and Migration. Continue reading →

TNS Seminar Wednesday 22nd February: Prof Patrick Stevenson

Please join us for the next Centre for Transnational Studies (TNS) seminar. When: Wednesday 22nd February, 5-6.30pm Where: Building 65, Room 1177, Avenue Campus Who: Prof Patrick Stevenson, University of Southampton The Language of Others: Writing Berlin Lives Berlin is a multicultural and multilingual city in the heart of Europe. Continue reading →

Film screening for LGBT History Month

Join us in celebrating LGBT History Month 2017 with a free event on the subject of Trans Identities on Screen: Local and Global Perspectives. The event will include a screening of Tchindas (Cape Verde, 2016) and THEY (UK, 2016), followed by a Q&A on queer and trans representation in film, with local artist and maker of THEY, Asten Holmes-Elliott, and Helen Wright, director of the Scottish Queer International Film Festival (SQIFF). Continue reading →

Debating Ethnography

The Centre for Transnational Studies hosts a new initiative on Debating Ethnography. The initiative was launched by Professor Marion Demossier and ML postgraduates Shawnee Harkness and Clelia Viecelli Giannotti. Its aim is to foster a research forum across the various disciplinary strands in Modern Languages, to engage more widely with ethnography as a research method, involve multi-disciplinary interest across the University and to examine its relevance to modern societies. Continue reading →

MeXsu and Department of Film Joint Seminar and Film Screening Wednesday 1st February 2017

When: Wednesday 1st February 2017, 5.15-7pm Where: Lecture Theatre C, Avenue Campus Who: Pablo Naverette Part of the annual seminar series for the Centre for Mexico-Southampton Collaboration (MeXsu). British activist Jody McIntyre travels to Venezuela with UK-Iraqi rapper Lowkey to spend time with ‘Hip Hop Revolución’, a dynamic collective of musical revolutionaries. Continue reading →

CLLEAR Seminar Wednesday 11th January: Professor Monika Schmid

When: Wednesday 11th January, 4-5.30pm Where: B65, Lecture Theatre C, Avenue Campus Who: Professor Monika Schmid, University of Essex Once a native, always a native? Language attrition and constraints on bilingual development Part of the annual seminar series for the Centre for Linguistics, Language Education and Acquisition Research (CLLEAR). Bilinguals are not, as François Grosjean so famously pointed out, “two monolinguals in one person”. Continue reading →