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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics


Research Facilities - Italian

Shelves of library books

The Italian Section is currently housed in two buildings, both on the Sidgwick Site.

All members have access to the vast collection of the University Library, one of the largest libraries in Britain. The Library facilities provide many journals in paper and electronic versions, and most of the books are on open access shelves. There is also an extensive linguistics and applied linguistics section in the library of Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages. Furthermore, both the University and the older college libraries have collections of manuscripts and early printed books which contain a rich stock of texts on grammar and linguistics from the twelfth century on.

General computing facilities, for instance word-processing and statistical analysis, are provided by the University Computing Service both centrally and in personal workstation facilities (PWFs). The Modern and Medieval Languages Faculty also provides computing support. A Graduate Studies Centre is located above the Modern and Medieval Languages Library in the Raised Faculty Building; this provides working space for graduate students of the Faculty.

Additional to the above, colleges also provide computing and library facilities. All colleges will carry some basic texts in the domain of theoretical and applied linguistics, but can be encouraged to obtain others.


Professor Anna Elsner wins European Research Council Starting Grant

9 February 2022

Assistant Professor Anna Magdalena Elsner of French Literature and Culture at the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, has been awarded the prestigious European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant. Professor Anna Elsner is a former MPhil and PhD (2011) student at the University...

Simon Franklin's book, The Russian Graphosphere, awarded prestigious book prize.

19 November 2020

The Slavonic Section are delighted to congratulate Simon Franklin on his newest book, The Russian Graphosphere, 1450-1850 (Cambridge University Press, 2019), being awarded the prestigious University of Southern California Book Prize in Literary and Cultural Studies.

Cambridge University article features research of Dr Rebecca Reich

29 April 2019

Fantastic piece showcasing Dr Rebecca Reich's recent publication, 'State of Madness: Psychiatry, Literature and Dissent after Stalin'.

MEITS presented research at the House of Commons

6 December 2018

MEITS was part of a parliamentary event to present the research of the four OWRI projects at the House of Commons on Wednesday 28 November.

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