School of Languages and Cultures

School of Languages and Cultures

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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Events

Jul31School of Languages and Cultures Research Seminar Series - Dr Claudia Bernardi
Date: 31 July 2014
Time: 12.10 pm
Topic: Patriarchy, Language and the Italian Avant-garde: the Uncompromising Writings of Alice Ceresa (1923-2003)The contribution… Read more
Jul31A Journey to Macondo and back: A Reading in Memory of the Life and Work of Gabriel García Márquez (1927-2014)
Date: 31 July 2014
Time: 4.10 pm
Venue: Wai-te-ata Press, Room 006, Rankine Brown Building, Kelburn Parade, Gate 3
The Spanish and Latin American Studies Programme, Wai-te-ata Press, and the New Zealand Centre… Read more
Aug22-25ConferencesRecovering Forbidden Voices 2014: 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, Laurence Sherr and Tanya Tintner This conference responds to the suppression… Read more

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News

22 July 2014 New poetry book by Dr Marco Sonzogni
Dr Marco Sonzogni, a Senior Lecturer in Italian and the current Director of the New… Read more
30 June 2014 PhD awarded in Spanish
Julia van Luijk has been awarded a PhD in Spanish for her thesis, 'Writing in… Read more
19 June 2014 PhD awarded in Japanese
Congratulations to Mitsue Sandom who has been awared a PhD in Japanese. Read more

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Welcome from the Head of School - Dr Claudia Bernardi

Claudia BernardiWelcome 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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PhD awarded in Japanese

Mitsue Sandom PhDDr Mitsue Sandom has has been awarded a PhD in Japanese. Read more ...

PhD awarded in Spanish

Julia van LuijkJulia van Luijk has been awarded a PhD in Spanish for her thesis, 'Writing in Franco's Spain: Censorship, Gender and Social Criticism in the Postwar Novel'. Read more »

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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.