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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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
Oct6SeminarsFHSS Learning and Teaching Seminar Series: Nicola Gilmour
Date: 6 October 2014
Time: 12.15 pm
Venue: Murphy LT220
How and why I use my imaginary friends in my teaching Read more

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28 July 2014 Beyond Gangnam Style
A new documentary about the indie rock scene in South Korea, co-produced by a Victoria University academic, illustrates the changing face of globalisation as the local music reaches out to the rest of the world. Read more
23 July 2014 Arohatia te reo @ Te Kura o ngā Reo me ngā Tikanga-ā-iwi.
The School of Languages and Cultures is celebrating Te Wiki o te Reo Māori… Read more
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

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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 »

Arohatia te reo @ Te Kura o ngā Reo me ngā Tikanga-ā-iwi

The School of Languages and Cultures is celebrating Te Wiki o te Reo.  Read more ...

Arohatia te Reo