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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics


MLA’S Katherine Singer Kovacs Prize Awarded to Maite Conde

We are very proud to share that Dr Maite Conde has just received the Katherine Singer Kovacs Prize for her book, 'Foundational Films: Early Cinema and Modernity in Brazil.'

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Undergraduate German Studies Conference

Call for papers: Cambridge Undergraduate Conference in German Studies

Undergraduates of German (or an equivalent degree containing an element of German) in the UK and Ireland are invited to attend either as speakers or delegates.

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21st French Graduate Conference at the University of Cambridge

On 23-24 April, Newnham College will host the 21st French Graduate Conference. There is now a call for papers for this conference, due 30 November.

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D.H. Green Lecture 2019

The annual D.H. Green Lecture will given by Professor Ulrike Demske on Thursday 21st November.

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Leverhulme Early Career Postdoctoral Fellowships 2020

We are now welcoming applications for the Leverhulme Early Career Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme 2020.

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Alumna Helena Kernan

Alumna Wins Prestigious Fellowship and Residency for Russian Translation

We are delighted to announce that alumna Helena Kernan was recently awarded an inaugural Contemporary Russian Poetry in Translation Residency by Pushkin House.

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Ofqual to adjust grading standards for French and German GCSE

Great news for language learning in the UK - Ofqual plans to adjust grading standards in GCSE for French and German in 2020.

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New Publication by Dr Lucia Ruprecht

We are pleased to share that Dr Lucia Ruprecht , Affiliated Lecturer in the German and Dutch Section, has recently published, 'Gestural Imaginaries: Dance and Cultural Theory in the Early Twentieth Century.'

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Professor Wendy Ayres-Bennett

Pop-Up World of Languages

With language learning in decline in the UK, Professor Wendy Ayres-Bennett, MEITS project leader, approaches the subject creatively. Don't miss out on the first UK pop-up museum of languages, running in Cambridge through Sunday 27 October!

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The Rising Tide: Women in Cambridge

The Rising Tide: Women at Cambridge

From October 2019 through January 2020, 'The Rising Tide: Women at Cambridge' festival offers exhibitions, events, and displays exploring the past, present, and future of women at Cambridge.

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