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Read more at: Second Language Acquisition and Teaching: From Theory to Practice  

Second Language Acquisition and Teaching: From Theory to Practice  

Second Language Acquisition and Teaching: From Theory to Practice Wednesday 8th May 2024, 1.45pm-5.15pm Alison Richard Building , SG2 You are warmly invited to this event which will bring together experts in Second Language Acquisition, Language Pedagogy and Cultural Literacy to discuss how recent research developments can...


Read more at: Events: Seminar Series on Graphic Narratives, 2023-24.

Events: Seminar Series on Graphic Narratives, 2023-24.

The Faculties of Education, MMLL and FAMES are running a seminar series dedicated to graphic narratives in 2023-2024. There are two final events this term. Friday 31 May, Deena Mohammed in conversation 15:30-17:00, London time. Alison Richard Building, Room S1. Zoom access will be provided to attendees who request it ahead...


Read more at: Postgraduate Student wins Society of Dix-Neuviémistes' Prize

Postgraduate Student wins Society of Dix-Neuviémistes' Prize

Ellamae Lepper, one of our current PhD students in French, was awarded the Society of Dix-Neuviémistes' Postgraduate Prize . The Society of Dix-Neuviémistes (SDN) Postgraduate Prize is awarded for the best postgraduate conference paper submitted for the Society’s Annual Conference . Her paper was titled 'Veiling and...


Read more at: Symposium: Indigenous film, art and activism: counter-cartographies of the Amazon

Symposium: Indigenous film, art and activism: counter-cartographies of the Amazon

Date: 9 May 2024 Time: All day Location: SG1, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP This one-day symposium explores the relationship between film, art, and activism in the Amazon. Along with in-person discussions by international speakers, the programme includes a number of contemporary Amazonian films...


Read more at: QS World Rankings by Subject 2024

QS World Rankings by Subject 2024

We are delighted to share that the University of Cambridge ranked 1st for Modern Languages and 2nd for Linguistics in the QS World University Rankings for 2024 (as indeed was also the case in 2023). At MMLL we strive to excel across the disciplines we teach and take the needs and outcomes of our students very seriously...


Read more at: Ioanna Sitaridou leads 'last chance' effort to preserve living relative of ancient Greek
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Ioanna Sitaridou leads 'last chance' effort to preserve living relative of ancient Greek

Romeyka descends from Hellenistic Greek not Medieval Greek, making it a sister, rather than a daughter, of Modern Greek.


Read more at: Postgraduate student wins Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France paper prize

Postgraduate student wins Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France paper prize

We are proud to share that Ry Montgomery has just won the ASMCF Postgraduate Paper Prize for their paper, 'Sous les pavés, le Souk: reframing (re)public(an) space in the cinema of Lionel Soukaz’.


Read more at: What’s novel about a novel? Storytelling and travelling knowledge – Shida Bazyar in conversation with Miriam Schwarz & Tara Talwar Windsor

What’s novel about a novel? Storytelling and travelling knowledge – Shida Bazyar in conversation with Miriam Schwarz & Tara Talwar Windsor

Join prize-winning novelist Shida Bazyar in conversation with Miriam Schwarz and Tara Talwar Windsor to discuss how novels take their characters and their readers on journeys across cultural contexts, and how this can make both characters and readers re-assess the things they think they know.


Read more at: Teaching Translation in the Age of AI

Teaching Translation in the Age of AI

We are pleased to share details of our recent cross-Faculty event, 'Teaching translation in the age of AI.'


Read more at: MMLL at the 2024 Cambridge Festival

MMLL at the 2024 Cambridge Festival

We have an exciting line-up of events this year at the Cambridge Festival.