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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics


Research in MML

Research in the Faculty of MML

The Departments of the MML Faculty and ASNC are each large enough to constitute distinct research environments. Typically, each has sufficient research-active members of academic staff to cover the historical and thematic range of the subject. Research in the language Departments deals with every period from the medieval (the particular domain of ASNC) to the contemporary, and incorporates the study of literature, history, the visual arts and film, thought, and culture, in the broad sense of that term, including related or minority language areas within the remit of several Departments (e.g. Ukrainian, Catalan). Research in the Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics (DTAL), formed on 1 August 2011 when the former Department of Linguistics and the Research Centre for English and Applied Linguistics (RCEAL) merged, likewise covers a comprehensive range of the language sciences and offers theoretical and empirical research in a broad spread of fields from historical linguistics and comparative syntax to language processing and computational linguistics. Each Department has its own national and international research networks. The direction of research in MML lies with the Research Strategy Committee (RSC). ASNC has been represented on this Committee since 2011.

News and Research Opportunities

Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships 2021-22

1 November 2021

The Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics welcomes applications from potential applicants for the Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship Scheme 2021-22. The scheme provides prestigious three-year fellowships awards for researchers who are near the start of their post-doctoral career. Leverhulme specify that...

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.

Updated Call for Applications - British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships

22 July 2020

The Faculty welcomes applications for British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships.

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'.

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