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  • A gathering of staff and students of the School of Languages and Cultures writing in Persian calligraphy.

    An Evening in Persia

    On Thursday 2 November, The New Zealand Centre for Literary Translation (Te Tumu Whakawhiti Tuhinga o Aotearoa) held its third (and the last) gathering of the year with the event ‘An Evening in Persian Literature and Calligraphy’.

  • A group of students and staff from the School of Languages and Cultures with awards from the Argentinian Ambassador.

    Students acknowledged by the Embajada Argentina

    On 27 October, Spanish staff and students of the School of Languages and Cultures attended an informal and warm reception hosted by His Excellency Mr. López Crozet at the Official Residence.

  • Victoria University's Jean Anderson and Luo Hui with guest presenter from Monash University, Brian Nelson.

    Visit from Emeritus Professor Brian Nelson

    Last week, the School of Languages and Cultures and the New Zealand Centre for Literary Translation / Te Tumu Whakawhiti Tuhinga o Aotearoa had the pleasure of welcoming Emeritus Professor Brian Nelson for the Centre's Annual Lecture 2017.

  • A wooden door with an open sign on it.

    Japanese vacancy for 2018

    The School of Languages and Cultures is hiring now for 2018—could it be you? Apply now!

  • Dr Marco Sonzogni and Tim Smith with their new book, To Hell and Back, an anthology of Dante's Inferno.

    New book delves into Dante's Inferno, and back

    Victoria University of Wellington got a head start on International Translation Day with a public reading of a new and unique translation compilation of Dante's 14th century literary masterpiece, Inferno.