The School of Languages and Cultures offers undergraduate, honours and postgraduate studies in a range of Asian and European languages, literatures and cultures.
The subjects taught in the School include Asian Studies, Chinese, European Studies, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Modern Language Studies and Spanish and Latin American Studies.
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- Mar12SeminarsResearch Seminar Series 2014 - Jordi Puntí
Date: 12 March 2014
Time: 4.10 pm
Venue: von Zedlitz building, Room 606, Kelburn Parade
Jordi Puntí was born in Barcelona, Spain and is a writer, translator and a regular contributor to the Spanish and Catalan press. Read more about Research Seminar Series 2014 - Jordi Puntí
- Apr7Public Lectures2014 Annual Lecture in Literary Translation Studies
Date: 7 April 2014
Time: 6.00 pm
Venue: St Andrew's on The Terrace - Conference Room 1 & 2, 30 The Terrace, Wellington
Julie Rose is a world-renowned translator. Her acclaimed translations include Alexandre Dumas’ The Knight of the Maison-Rouge and Racine’s Phedre as well as works by the French philosopher Paul Virilio, Jacques Ranciere, Chantal Thomas and others. Read more about 2014 Annual Lecture in Literary Translation Studies
- Aug22-25ConferencesCall for Papers: Recovering Forbidden Voices: Responding to the Suppression of Music in World War Two
Date: 22–25 August 2014
Time: 9.00 am
Venue: St Andrew's on The Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand
Keynote Speakers: Michael Haas and Laurence Sherr The active suppression and banning of music under… Read more about Call for Papers: Recovering Forbidden Voices: Responding to the Suppression of Music in World War Two
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Welcome from the Head of School - Dr Claudia Bernardi
Welcome to the School of Languages and Cultures (SLC). As part of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, we contribute to a strong and vibrant Humanities programme at Victoria University.
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Victoria University’s first PhD in Spanish Awarded
Dr Andrea Hepworth, has been awarded Victoria University’s first PhD in Spanish. Read more ...
New Staff Publication
Revisiting the Past: Memory and Trauma in the Postwar Spanish Novel, eds. Assoc Prof Sarah Leggott and Dr Ross Woods (Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press, 2013). Read more »
Alessandro Macilenti - PhD Student
Alessandro Macilenti is in the second year of his PhD in Italian Literature at the School of Languages and Cultures. He earned a Master's Degree in Teaching Italian in 2010 and worked as a language teacher in China, Brazil, and the United Kingdom. He is now exploring the possibilities that literary writing offers in communicating environmental degradation. Read more about Alessandro.