School of Languages, Linguistics and Film

Events archive

Screening of 'War School'
16 October 2019

Visual Culture and Disease: Picturing Cholera through Bodies and Landscapes in 19th-Century Britain
16 October 2019

LingLunch | Alex Panicacci (QMUL)
16 October 2019

BASF Lecture Series - Angela Findlay: 'The Other Side'
15 October 2019

’"Traduit de langue Espaignole en la Françoyse": a guarantee of quality?'
11 October 2019

Meaning and Bourgeois Culpability in Sergio Ramírez's 'Castigo Divino' (Research Seminar Series in Iberian and Latin American Studies)
1 October 2019

Meaning and Bourgeois Culpability in Sergio Ramírez's 'Castigo Divino' (Research Seminar Series in Iberian and Latin American Studies)
1 October 2019

LAGB 2019
9 September 2019

UK Language Variation and Change 12
3 September 2019

Phonetics Lab meeting | ICPhS '19 Practice talks/posters
9 July 2019

International Conference: The Past, Present and Future of the Literary Anthology
14 June 2019

Moving Memories 'Ideas in Motion', a Queen Mary residency at Tate Exchange
11 June 2019

Film Screening and Panel Discussion: Dziga Vertov, Anniversary of the Revolution (Godovshchina Revoliutsii, 1918)
10 June 2019

The 9th Annual Jenny Cheshire Lecture
7 June 2019

LingLunch | Stamatina Katsiveli-Siachou (QMUL)
5 June 2019

Phonetics Lab meeting | George Starling
4 June 2019

Translation, Transmission, and Cultural Transfer seminar: ‘Why Latin? Verse Translations from Vernacular into Latin in the Seventeenth Century’ (Dr Victoria Moul)
29 May 2019

LingLunch | Derya Cokal (QMUL)
22 May 2019

London Semantics Symposium
22 May 2019

'Oskar Kokoschka, Artist of the Century' Queen Mary Visual Cultures Forum with Rüdiger Görner
21 May 2019

London Semantics Day 2019
21 May 2019

Linguistics Guest Speaker Seminar | Brechtje Post (Cambridge)
15 May 2019

LingLunch | Christian Ilbury (QMUL)
14 May 2019

Randolph Quirk Fellow 2019 | Professor Anna Papafragou (Delaware) | Public lecture
10 May 2019

Randolph Quirk Fellow 2019 | Professor Anna Papafragou (Delaware) | Workshop Three
9 May 2019

Bodensee. Transnational Literatures of a Cultural Region
8 May 2019

Randolph Quirk Fellow 2019 | Professor Anna Papafragou (Delaware) | Workshop Two
8 May 2019

Randolph Quirk Fellow 2019 | Professor Anna Papafragou (Delaware) | Workshop One
7 May 2019

Linguistics Guest Speaker Seminar | Ghada Khattab (Newcastle)
1 May 2019

LingLunch | Nate Young (QMUL)
1 May 2019

LingLunch | Ivona Kučerová (McMaster)
30 April 2019

Screening of Unseen Holocaust and Panel Discussion
25 April 2019

LingLunch | Byron Ahn (Princeton)
24 April 2019

Symposium | Reading beyond words: Approaches to multimodality in the media | 12 April 2019
12 April 2019

The Women in Cinema Collective screening at QMUL
5 April 2019

Special Invited Lecture | Kira Hall (University of Colorado Boulder)
4 April 2019

Jewish Eyes - Looking at Jews looking at the Cross
28 March 2019

Linguistics Guest Speaker Seminar | Ur Shlonsky (Genève)
27 March 2019

Linguistics PG training workshop: NVivo
27 March 2019

'Improper landscapes of desire: Alternative routes towards (un)satisfaction in the Narrative of Ena Lucía Portela'
26 March 2019

Russian Play 2019 "The Seagull" by Anton Chekhov
21 March 2019

Translation, Transmission, and Cultural Transfer seminar: ‘How to Write Translation History’ (Prof Theo Hermans)
20 March 2019

LingLunch | Carmen Ebner (QMUL)
20 March 2019

Writer in Residence Karl-Heinz Ott reading from his Works
19 March 2019

‘Archivo y censura en el cine popular del tardofranquismo: las dobles versiones'
19 March 2019

Die Regionalsprache Niederdeutsch als schulisches Unterrichtsfach
14 March 2019

Linguistics PG training workshop: Mixed-Effects Modelling for Linguistics
13 March 2019

LingLunch | Elaine Schmidt (QMUL)
13 March 2019

BASF Lecture: 'Literaturkritik/Literary Criticism in the future. Thoughts on current Anglo-German trends and perspectives'
12 March 2019

The 2019 George Steiner Lecture in Comparative Literature
7 March 2019

Linguistics Guest Speaker Seminar | Elizabeth Stokoe (Loughborough)
6 March 2019

QM Postcolonial Seminar: 'The Poetics and Politics of Freedom' (David Austin)
6 March 2019

LingLunch | Nate Young (QMUL)
6 March 2019

BASF Lecture: '‘You will finish this sentence’: the German writer and the English reader'
5 March 2019

LINKS seminar: Masterclass with Rebecca Walkowitz
5 March 2019

Experimental Poetry in Spain Now
4 March 2019

Translation, Transmission, and Cultural Transfer seminar: ‘The Translator's Gaze: Intersemiotic Translation as Transactional Process’ (Dr Ricarda Vidal and Dr Madeleine Campbell)
27 February 2019

"Indefinite Leave to Remain: Wie wir auf Brexit-Englisch die Zukunft Europas gestalten"
26 February 2019

Iberian & Latin American Research Seminar
26 February 2019

Micro-discourse analysis/data session | Yumei Gan (CUHK)
14 February 2019

Medieval Hispanic Research Seminar
13 February 2019

LingLunch | Phoevos Panagiotidis (Cyprus)
13 February 2019

BASF Lecture: 'Anglo-German versus Irish-German Relations - Some thoughts on differences, similarities and shared experiences?'
12 February 2019

Women Art Workers and the Arts and Crafts Movement
7 February 2019

Linguistics Guest Speaker Seminar | Heather Burnett (CNRS-Université Paris Diderot)
6 February 2019

Filming a postcolonial sense of identity: blurred images between memory and forgetfulness
31 January 2019

Positional Games: Representing Billiards from Chardin to Braque
31 January 2019

On Beethoven and Brecht: Chorus and Politics in the 20th Century
30 January 2019

Linguistics PG training workshop: PRAAT scripting
30 January 2019

Talk on Contemporary Hispanic Caribbean Poetry
28 January 2019

Translation, Transmission, and Cultural Transfer seminar: ‘Translating into Catalan 19th-Century French Texts in Prose: Charles Baudelaire and Théophile Gautier’ (Dr Marta Marfany)
23 January 2019

Linguistics PG training workshop: ELAN
23 January 2019

¿Un objeto cultural (todavía) no identificado? Panorama de la investigación sobre cómic y novela gráfica dentro de los Estudios Hispánicos.
15 January 2019

Translation, Transmission, and Cultural Transfer seminar: ‘Translating an Oriental Frame Tale in Medieval and Early Modern Iberia and Beyond’ (Dr Rachel Scott)
12 December 2018

100 Years of Futurism
10 December 2018

Book Launch
6 December 2018

Sketches of Narration: Glimpses into the Max Frisch-Archive at the Library of the ETH in Zurich
5 December 2018

Re-Mapping Catalonia: A Digital Historic Route through Manuel de Pedrolo’s Mecanoscrit
4 December 2018

Visualising the Political
4 December 2018

"The End of Desire?: Men, Women, Death and Power in the 'Cancionero de Palacio'"
30 November 2018

Special film screening & Q&A with director Evgeny Tsymbal
28 November 2018

Linguistics Guest Speaker Seminar | Angelika Kratzer (UMass-Amherst)
28 November 2018

QM Postcolonial Seminar: reading group
27 November 2018

29th Kate Elder Lecture
27 November 2018

Children's Literature, Children's Lives: The impact of '68 on Children's Cultures (Sophie Heywood)
22 November 2018

Linguistics PG training workshop: Prepping for the job market
21 November 2018

BASF Lecture and Launch of Kaltërina Latifi’s edition of A.W. Schlegel’s translation of ‘Hamlet’.
19 November 2018

Iberian and Latin American Studies seminar
15 November 2018

Translation, Transmission, and Cultural Transfer seminar: 'Red Books and Russian Agents: Behind the Scenes at Penguin's Russian Classics' (Dr Cathy McAteer)
14 November 2018

Linguistics PG training workshop: Creating a professional online presence
14 November 2018

Catalan Annual Lecture with Sid Lowe
13 November 2018

Queen Mary Visual Cultures Forum: Dominika Gasiorowski
13 November 2018

LINKS seminar: Keywords in World literary Studies - The “Collective” (Prof Pablo Mukherjee)
6 November 2018

Linguistics PG training workshop: Publishing in academic journals
31 October 2018

BASF Lecture: 'Dresden 1945: a troubled conscience and the path to reconciliation
30 October 2018

QM Postcolonial Seminar: ‘Reading for the Planet: Environmental Crisis and World Literature’ (Prof Jennifer Wenzel)
30 October 2018

Cross-London Sociolinguistics Seminar | Language & the identification of “existential threats”
26 October 2018

Translation, Transmission, and Cultural Transfer seminar: ‘Unfriendly Comparison: Antagonism in China-India Literary Relations’ (Dr Adhira Mangalagiri)
24 October 2018

Linguistics Guest Speaker Seminar | Andrew Murphy (Leipzig)
24 October 2018

Inaugural BASF Lecture on Anglo-German Matters: 'Sybille Bedford: the Germany and England of a “premature European”'
23 October 2018

Medieval Hispanic Research Seminar
19 October 2018

Film Screening: Perm 36. Reflexion. A documentary film by Sergei Kachkin
17 October 2018

Russian Film Club 2018-2019
17 October 2018

PhD viva workshop: Bare and not so bare
15 October 2018

Linguistics PhonLab meeting: Amelia Kimball (LLF, CNRS, Uni. Paris Diderot, Paris 7)
15 October 2018

Children's Literature, Children's Lives: "You Might Make a Joke On That!": Alice in Cartoonland (Brian Sibley)
11 October 2018

Linguistics conference practice talks: NWAV 47
10 October 2018

LINKS seminar: Publishing in CompLit - Top Tips from Experienced Editors
9 October 2018

Linguistics PhonLab meeting: Adib Mehrabi (QMUL)
9 October 2018

London Kleist Lecture: Gender, Violence and Revolution with Professor Seán Allan
8 October 2018

QM Postcolonial Seminar: 'Dinkar's China Writings: The 1957 Chinese Literary Sphere in Hindi' (Dr Adhira Mangalagiri)
4 October 2018

‘Sister, no longer – Continuity and Change in the Representation of Church and Synagogue’ - Miri Rubin - for the first talk in our 2018-2019 series - Queen Mary Visual Culture Forum
2 October 2018

Translation, Transmission, and Cultural Transfer seminar: ‘Reading Clausewitz to Understand Thucydides: Prussian Militarism and the Modern Study of Ancient Greek Warfare’ (Dr Roel Konijnendijk)
26 September 2018

International Conference - The Discourse of British and German Colonialism: Convergence and Competition
21 September 2018

International Conference: Mediating the Catalan Independence Movement
12 September 2018

LingLunch | Phaedra Royle (UdeM) and Karsten Steinhauer (McGill)
12 September 2018

Symposium on the Syntax of the Bantu Noun Phrase
6 September 2018

LingLunch: Maziar Toosarvandani (UC-Santa Cruz)
4 September 2018

Pau Alabajos' Concert at QMUL
28 June 2018

Catalan Literary Translation Workshop
28 June 2018

Special Invited Talk | John Edwards (St Francis Xavier University and Dalhousie University)
11 June 2018

The 8th Annual Jenny Cheshire Lecture
8 June 2018

Workshop on The Aesthetics of the Fragment in Anglo-German Literary Modernism
1 June 2018

Postgraduate Research Afternoon
29 May 2018

PG Training Workshop | NVivo
24 May 2018

Micro-discourse Data Analysis Session | Melissa Bliss
23 May 2018

Theatrical Poetry: Actions, Dance and Striptease Two Days Celebrating the Work of Joan Brossa
23 May 2018

PG Training Workshop | FAVE
21 May 2018

LingLunch | William A. Foley (Sydney)
17 May 2018

Guest Speaker Seminar | Jane Stuart-Smith (Glasgow)
16 May 2018

Micro-discourse Data Analysis Session | Christian Ilbury
15 May 2018

London Semantics Day 2018
15 May 2018

Special Invited Lecture | Asif Agha (UPenn)
10 May 2018

Guest Speaker Seminar | Janet Pierrehumbert (Oxford)
10 May 2018

Randolph Quirk Fellow 2018 | Professor Lisa Green (UMass-Amherst) | Public lecture and film screening
3 May 2018

Randolph Quirk Fellow 2018 | Professor Lisa Green (UMass-Amherst) | Workshop Three
2 May 2018

Randolph Quirk Fellow 2018 | Professor Lisa Green (UMass-Amherst) | Workshop Two
1 May 2018

Randolph Quirk Fellow 2018 | Professor Lisa Green (UMass-Amherst) | Workshop One
30 April 2018

Language Centre's Fifth CPD conference 2018
12 April 2018

Postgraduate Research Afternoon
28 March 2018

SynSem Reading Group | Dora Wen presents
26 March 2018

Phonetics Lab meeting | Nate Young presents
22 March 2018

LingLunch | Danniella Samos (QMUL)
22 March 2018

Guest Speaker Seminar | Danielle Turton (Newcastle)
21 March 2018

Phonetics Lab meeting | Rosie Oxbury presents
21 March 2018

Micro-discourse Data Analysis Session | Elvis Coimbra Gomes
14 March 2018

Sociolinguistics Reading Group | Unsettling race and language
13 March 2018

Conference | Gender in the Contemporary World: Articulation, Navigation and Change.
3 March 2018

LingLunch | Ora Matushansky
2 March 2018

LingLunch | Zoe Adams (QMUL)
1 March 2018

Experimental Linguistics Reading Group | Word learning, and word recognition and lexical representation
1 March 2018

Sex, Gender, and Language Reading Group | Deviant Sexualities
26 February 2018

Special Workshop: Approaching Gender and Sexuality
15 February 2018

Experimental Linguistics Reading Group
15 February 2018

Guest Speaker Seminar | Nino Grillo (York)
14 February 2018

Micro-Discourse Analysis data session | Tom Rausch
14 February 2018

Phonetics Lab Meeting
14 February 2018

Sociolinguistics Reading Group | Goffman
13 February 2018

LingLunch | Alex Martin (Edinburgh)
12 February 2018

Phonetics Lab Meeting | Scott Lewis
8 February 2018

PG Training Workshop | Abstract writing
7 February 2018

LingLunch | Shivonne Gates (QMUL)
7 February 2018

Sex, Gender, and Language Reading Group | Social Constructionism & Gender
5 February 2018

SynSem Reading Group | Chen Wang presents
5 February 2018

Guest Speaker Seminar | Janet Pierrehumbert (Oxford)
24 January 2018

LingLunch | Melisa Rinaldi (QMUL)
24 January 2018

SynSem Reading Group | Mohammad Alhailawani
22 January 2018

Experimental Linguistics Reading Group | Ultrasound Tongue Imaging Applications
14 December 2017

SynSem Reading Group
12 December 2017

Sociolinguistics Reading Group | Migration and Nationalism
12 December 2017

Experimental Linguistics Reading Group | Vowel Production and Perception
30 November 2017

PG Training Workshop | Creating a website with Andy Law
29 November 2017

Micro-Discourse Analysis data session | Adrian Yip
29 November 2017

SynSem Reading Group
28 November 2017

Sociolinguistics Reading Group | Linguistic Landscapes
28 November 2017

LingLunch | Michelle Sheehan (Anglia Ruskin)
22 November 2017

Experimental Linguistics Reading Group | Novel Accent Perception
16 November 2017

Guest Speaker Seminar Series | Keir Moulton (Simon Fraser U.)
15 November 2017

LingLunch | Andrew Harvey (SOAS)
15 November 2017

SynSem Reading Group | Auxiliaries and Aspect
14 November 2017

Sociolinguistics Reading Group | Written Language
14 November 2017

Thinking Language with Henri Meschonnic
22 September 2017

Session 4 Children's Literature/Lives Research Cluster
13 July 2017

Professional Development
3 April 2017

Russian Department Play "The Dragon" by Evgeny Schwarts
23 March 2017

Francoist Anti-Catalanism in the Spanish Civil War: From the Battle of the Ebro to occupation, pillage and exodus
29 November 2016

LINKS: Svend Erik Larssen (Aarhus), "From Comparatism to Comparativity: Comparative Reasoning Reconsidered"
13 July 2016

Centre for Catalan Studies
28 June 2016

Acting Funny on the Catalan Stage El teatre còmic en català (1900-2016)
28 June 2016

The Inaugural Graduate Conference in Philosophy and Literature at Queen Mary University of London: Schedule Announced
27 May 2016

Language Centre Professional Development Conference 2016
6 April 2016

Annual Russian Play – Evgenii Shvarts’s 1943 modern fairy tale, ‘The Dragon’.
17 March 2016

2016 George Steiner Lecture: "Untranslatability and the World Literature Debates"
17 March 2016

2016 Malcolm Bowie Memorial Lecture
3 March 2016

LINKS: Maria diBattista (Princeton), "Comparative Perspectives on Modernism: Heretical Novels from Cervantes to Penelope Fitzgerald"
2 December 2015

Screening (with subtitles) of 'Defence Counsel Sedov'
27 October 2015

GfdS Lecture "Deutsch an der Newa" (in German)
15 October 2015

George Steiner Lecture
19 August 2015

The Queen Mary Theatre Company Present: ACOrN: A Crunch Or None
18 August 2015

Waves of Difference – Trends and Tendencies in Contemporary German Literature (18th – 20th May 2015)
18 May 2015

The Alice Look
1 May 2015

2015 Steiner Lecture: Haun Saussy on 'The Importance of What Doesn't Translate'
9 March 2015

Language Centre Professional Development Conference 2015
8 January 2015

Guest Lecture (MAALELT) "Using Corpus Linguistics in Teaching and Research on Languages for Specific Purposes: The Case of Business Communication"
9 December 2014

Screening of 'Leonov: The Spacewalker'
25 November 2014

Guest Lecture (MAALELT) "The variance of lexical diversity and its relationship to learning style"
21 October 2014

'Monolingual, translingual, multilingual: French studies and the limits of world literature' - The Malcolm Bowie Memorial Lecture – to be given by Professor Charles Forsdick (University of Liverpool).
17 October 2014

Annual George Steiner Lecture
6 October 2014

George Steiner Lecture: Translation as a Shaping Force in Literature, by Susan Bassnett
6 October 2014

“Ex-centric Cinema: a history of the disallowed” – Professor Janet Harbord’s (Film Studies, QMUL) Inaugural Lecture.
27 June 2014

“She twanged a piercing r”: some effects of national ideologies and local Series – to be given by Lesley Milroy (University of Michigan).
18 June 2014

Language Centre Professional Development Event 2014
3 April 2014

Prof. Tatiana Smoliarova (Columbia University), "Theatricality and the Turns of the Century", Russian seminar
16 March 2014

Acclaimed Documentary Filmmaker Vladimir Tyulkin will present a double bill of his films at Queen Mary
3 March 2014

Memory, Mothers and Mourning in Mercè Rodoreda and Maria- Mercè Marçal Dr. Montserrat Lunati.
20 February 2014

Russian seminar: The Art of Translation
3 February 2014

Born Happy: Children's Literature, Childhood and Happiness
16 November 2013

Born Happy: Happiness, Childhood and Children's Literature
16 November 2013

Russian and Comparative Literature Research Seminar
7 October 2013

Russian and Comparative Literature Research Seminar
7 October 2013

Russian Play: Nikolay Erdman's The Suicide, 12-13 March 2013
12 March 2013

George Steiner Lecture in Comparative Literature 2013
22 January 2013

Why feeling rules in Mexico? The grammar of emotion in Modern Languages
3 December 2012

Publisher Jenny Swann visits department
8 November 2012

Avant-garde visions: The Themersons and the Gaberbocchus Press
15 June 2012

Jeremy Hicks, First Films of the Holocaust: Soviet Cinema and the Genocide of the Jews, 1938-46
4 February 2012

George Steiner Lecture in Comparative Literature 2011
3 November 2011

George Steiner Lecture in Comparative Literature 2010
30 March 2010