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Read more at: 'Shadowland: The Story of Germany Told by Its Prisoners' by Prof. Sarah Colvin

'Shadowland: The Story of Germany Told by Its Prisoners' by Prof. Sarah Colvin

Congratulations to Schröder Professor Sarah Colvin on the publication of her new book, Shadowland: The Story of Germany Told by Its Prisoners . A nation, in the words of Nelson Mandela, ‘should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but its lowest ones’. Shadowland tells the sometimes inspiring, often painful...


Read more at: Applications open for Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship Scheme 2023

Applications open for Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship Scheme 2023

The MMLL Faculty welcomes applications from potential applicants for the Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship Scheme 2023.


Read more at: Dr Jessica Maratsos as new Assistant Professor of Italian in Renaissance and Early Modern Studies
Dr Jessica Maratsos

Dr Jessica Maratsos as new Assistant Professor of Italian in Renaissance and Early Modern Studies

The Italian Section is delighted to announce that Dr Jessica Maratsos will be joining us from 1 September as our new Assistant Professor of Italian in Renaissance and Early Modern Studies. You can read about her recent book, Pontormo and the Art of Devotion in Renaissance Italy (Cambridge, 2021) here: https://doi.org/10...


Read more at: Professor Emma Wilson elected as Fellow of the British Academy

Professor Emma Wilson elected as Fellow of the British Academy

The French Section is delighted to announce that Professor Emma Wilson has been elected as Fellow of the British Academy . Emma Wilson researches contemporary visual culture, modern French literature and gender. She has written on contemporary women filmmakers in France, along with the uses of cinema to respond to loss and...


Read more at: Professor Virginia Cox has been elected as Fellow of the British Academy for the humanities and social sciences
Prof Virginia Cox

Professor Virginia Cox has been elected as Fellow of the British Academy for the humanities and social sciences

The Italian Section is delighted to announce that Professor Virginia Cox has been elected as Fellow of the British Academy . Virginia Cox’s research focuses on Renaissance and Counter-Reformation Italian literature, on the history of the reception of classical rhetorical theory in Italy between the thirteenth and sixteenth...


Read more at: We've won a Silver Green Impact Award for 2021-2022
The Cambridge Green Challenge - NUS Green Impact scheme. This is to certify that MMLL was awarded a University of Cambridge Green Impact Silver Award, 2021-2022

We've won a Silver Green Impact Award for 2021-2022

We're proud to announce that we've achieved a Silver Green Impact Award for the second year running. We won't stop here and will be going for Gold in 2022-2023! To win our Award, we had to take action and make changes in a variety of areas. For example: We conducted a basic energy audit, to identify ways that we could save...


Read more at: Cambridge Language Collective Creative Writing Competition winner announced

Cambridge Language Collective Creative Writing Competition winner announced

We are thrilled to announce Sophie Clare's prose piece « je t’aime jusqu’aux étoiles » as the winner of the Cambridge Language Collective's French Creative Writing Competition! Well done to Jemimah Hawkes and Heather Magee, whose exceptional poems led the panel to award them joint second place. Congratulations to all...


Read more at: Elena Sottilotta awarded the Women's Studies Caucus Award of the American Association for Italian Studies
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Elena Sottilotta awarded the Women's Studies Caucus Award of the American Association for Italian Studies

Warmest congratulations to our PhD student Elena Sottilotta who has received the Women's Studies Caucus Award of the American Association for Italian Studies, awarded to the best research papers in Women's and Gender Studies presented by doctoral students and early-career scholars at the 2022 AAAIS Conference. Her paper “...


Read more at: Global Media: Sound, Image, Materiality - 10-11 June 2022, Queens’ College, Cambridge
Rosine Mbakam (left) and Pooja Rangan (right)

Global Media: Sound, Image, Materiality - 10-11 June 2022, Queens’ College, Cambridge

Image: Rosine Mbakam (left) and Pooja Rangan (right) Two of the most important developments in media studies in recent decades have been turns toward materiality, on the one hand, and global histories, on the other. In many ways, these developments may seem at odds: materiality and media archaeology have often privileged...


Read more at: Extension to postgraduate application deadline for Ukranian nationals

Extension to postgraduate application deadline for Ukranian nationals

Ukrainian nationals applying to any of the Faculty's PhD programmes, or to the MPhil programmes in European, Latin American and Comparative Literatures and Cultures, or Film and Screen Studies, may be eligible for an extension of the application deadline to 16 June 2022. Please contact the Postgraduate Office (...