Online Events

The following virtual events are scheduled, to which all are welcome. To participate, please click on the link provided for each event. 

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All timings until 24 October 2020 are stated as BST, thereafter as GMT.

 

Calendar of Online Events  - Autumn 2020
1-3 Sept 2020
12:00-19:00

Words, Music and Marginalisation
6th Biennial Conference of the Word and Music Association Forum

https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22752

1 Sept 2020
16:30-18:30

Words, Music and Marginalisation: Keynote Lecture
Speaker: Imani Danielle Mosley (Florida)
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22753

2 Sept 2020
10:00-11:15
Class, Confinement and Criminality in Contemporary Women’s Writing
CCWW PGR Online Seminar Series
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22728
4 Sept 2020
Call for Papers closes

Contemporary Women's Writing and the Medical Humanities
CCWW PGR Online Seminar Series
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22784

7 Sept 2020
16:00-17:30
Confinement in French and Francophone Literature and Film

https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22747

8-11 Sept 2020

Decolonising Modern Languages: A Symposium for Sharing Practices and Ideas
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22797

11 Sept 2020
14:00-17:30
Germany's Memory Mainstream
An Online Symposium

https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22778
14 Sept 2020
19:00-20:30

Grupo de Lectura Mujeres escritoras
Discussion of El nervio optico by Maria Gainza
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22899

15 Sept 2020
19:00-20:30
Defining Language in a Musical Context: Talk with Bridget Carey

https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22831

17 Sept 2020
14:00-17:30

The Languages of Landscape
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22807

17-18 Sept 2020
13:00-17:15

Thomas Bernhard: Language, History, Subjectivity
Online Conference
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22767

18 Sept 2020
10:00-17:00

Brecht in Song: One-day Virtual Workshop
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22832

18 Sept 2020
18:00-20:00
Brecht in Song: Evening Performance

https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22833

21 Sept 2020
18:00-20:00

Telling the Story of Sport: Narrating Sport in a Global Context (1)
Workshop 1: Exploring the role of sports journalism
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22866

21 Sept 2020
Call for Papers
closes
 

The Diasporic Plate: Food in the Contemporary Diasporic World in Times of Crisis
27 November - 11 December 2020
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22707

22 Sept 2020
14:00-16:00

The Songs of Pedro Ximénez Abril y Tirado: Poetry and Art Music in Postcolonial Bolivia
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22799

22 Sept 2020
17:30-19:00
Contemporary Women's Writing and the Medical Humanities (1)
CCWW PGR/ECR Online Seminar Series

https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22828

23-24 Sept
2020

From 'Where are you from?' to 'Where shall we go together?'
Re-imagining Home and Belonging in 21st-Century Women's Writing

https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22483

24 Sept 2020
19:30-21:00

A Journey Through Languages and Styles: Livestreamed Concert
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22849

25 Sept 2020
19:00-20:00
The Harp in Translation: Online Concert and Discussion
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22845
28 Sept 2020
Call for Papers closes

Languages of Disease in the Contemporary Francophone World
19 February 2021

https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22720

1 Oct 2020
15:00-16:30
Museum Practices in World Literature
Speaker: Emma Bond (St Andrews)
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22685
5 Oct 2020
16:00-18:00
Martin Buber's Philosophy of Communication (1)
Ernst Bloch Centre for German Thought Seminar Series 
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22860
6 Oct 2020
17:30-19:00

Contemporary Women’s Writing and the Medical Humanities (2)
CCWW PGR/ECR Online Seminar Series
Feminising Illness and Medicine: Narrative Methods, Forms, and Aesthetics
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/23112

7 Oct 2020
18:00-19:15

The Empire as Refuge? Refugees from Nazi-Occupied Europe in British Overseas Territories
Virtual Book Launch
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22704

12 Oct 2020
19:00-20:30

Grupo de Lectura Mujeres escritoras
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22909

19 Oct 2020
16:00-18:00
Martin Buber's Philosophy of Communication (2)
Ernst Bloch Centre for German Thought Seminar Series 
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22861
20 Oct 2020
17:30-19:00

Contemporary Women’s Writing and the Medical Humanities (3)
CCWW PGR/ECR Online Seminar Series
Death and Mourning
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/23114

20 Oct 2020
18:00-20:00

Telling the Story of Sport: Narrating Sport in a Global Context (2)
Workshop 2: Athletic bodies and identity 1
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22867

22-23 Oct 2020
10:00-15:00
67th National Postgraduate Colloquium in German Studies
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22834
22 Oct 2020
13:30-15:00
2020 Sylvia Naish Lecture
Katherine Calvert
(Sheffield): The Idealised Mother and the Socialist Movement in Weimar Germany
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22835
29 Oct 2020
17:45-19:00
English Goethe Society Lecture
Kevin Hilliard
(Oxford): Neology vs. Radical Enlightenment: Steinbart, Mauvillon, and Frederick the Great's 'Essai sur l'Amour-propre' (1770)

https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22853

2 Nov 2020
16:00-18:00
Martin Buber's Philosophy of Communication (3)
Ernst Bloch Centre for German Thought Seminar Series 
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22862
3 Nov 2020
17:30-19:00

Contemporary Women’s Writing and the Medical Humanities (4)
CCWW PGR/ECR Online Seminar Series
Sexuality, Sexual Pain, and Sexual Pleasure
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/23115

4 Nov 2020
14:00-15:30

Working with and Interviewing Writers, Artists and Filmmakers
Research Training
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/23346

 

6 Nov 2020
Call for Papers closes

Covid and the Woman Writer
CCWW symposium 29-30 April 2021
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22947

16 Nov 2020
16:00-18:00
Martin Buber's Philosophy of Communication (4)
Ernst Bloch Centre for German Thought Seminar Series 
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22863
16 Nov 2020
18:00-19:30

Grupo de Lectura Mujeres escritoras
Graciela Fenner
presents La Hija de la Espaniola by the young Venezuelan writer and journalist Karina Sainz Borgo
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/23022

16 Nov 2020
18:00-20:00

Telling the Story of Sport: Narrating Sport in a Global Context (3)
Workshop 3: Sport, memory and identity
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22868

17 Nov 2020
17:30-19:00

Contemporary Women’s Writing and the Medical Humanities (5)
CCWW PGR/ECR Online Seminar Series
Female Genital Mutilation
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/23116

18 Nov 2020
14:00-16:00

Modern Languages at the British Library
Research Training
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/23347

18 Nov 2020
15:00-16:30

Mediated Memories of Responsibility (1)
CCM Seminar Series
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/23270

24 Nov 2020
15:30-18:00

Theorizing Crisis Imaginaries
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22964

25 Nov 2020
14:00-15:00

Ethnography and Modern Languages Research (1)
Research Training 
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/23345

26 Nov 2020
15:00-16:30
LINKS/IMLR Seminar
Francesca Orsini (SOAS): Beyond the Two Shores: Indian Magazines and World Literature between Decolonization and the Cold War 
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/23336
26 Nov 2020
17:15-19:00
English Goethe Society Lecture
Karolina Watroba (Oxford): Readers: Marxists on Mann's Magic Mountain
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22854
30 Nov 2020
16:00-18:00
Martin Buber's Philosophy of Communication (5)
Ernst Bloch Centre for German Thought Seminar Series 
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22864
1 Dec 2020
17:30-19:00

Contemporary Women’s Writing and the Medical Humanities (6)
CCWW PGR/ECR Online Seminar Series
Disability Narratives
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/23117​

2 Dec 2020
14:00-15:00

Ethnography and Modern Languages Research (2)
Research Training
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/23345

2 Dec 2020
15:00-17:00
LINKS/IMLR Postgraduate Workshop
Eco-Translation: Comparative Literature and the Environmental Humanities
Discussants: Florian Mussgnug (UCL) and Danielle Sands (RHUL)
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/23293
4 Dec 2020
14:00-15:00

Ethnography and Modern Languages Research (3)
Research Training 
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/23345

14 Dec 2020
16:00-18:00
Martin Buber's Philosophy of Communication (6)
Ernst Bloch Centre for German Thought Seminar Series 
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22865
14 Dec 2020
18:00-19:30

Grupo de Lectura Mujeres escritoras
Maria-Jose Blanco
will choose suitable texts to be discussed by Lectoras together with the students
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/23023

14 Dec 2020
18:00-20:00

Telling the Story of Sport: Narrating Sport in a Global Context (4)
Workshop 4: Gender, bodies and sports writing
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22871

15 Dec 2020
17:30-19:00

Contemporary Women’s Writing and the Medical Humanities (7)
CCWW PGR/ECR Online Seminar Series

Chronic Illness and Pain
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/23118

Calendar of Online Events - Winter 2021
12 Jan 2021
17:30-19:00

Contemporary Women’s Writing and the Medical Humanities (8)
CCWW PGR/ECR Online Seminar Series

End-of-Life Narratives, Resilience, and Care
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/2311

20 Jan 2021
15:00-16:30

Mediated Memories of Responsibility (2)
CCM Seminar Series
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/23292

25 Jan 2021
18:00-19:30

Grupo de Lectura Mujeres escritoras
Matilde Gallardo
 will present El Informe Monteverde by Lola Robles
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/23024

26 Jan 2021
17:30-19:00

Contemporary Women’s Writing and the Medical Humanities (9)
CCWW PGR/ECR Online Seminar Series
Pregnancy and Childbirth
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/23120

9 Feb 2021
17:30-19:00

Contemporary Women’s Writing and the Medical Humanities (10)
CCWW PGR/ECR Online Seminar Series
Wellbeing in Medical Care
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/2312

23 Feb 2021
17:30-19:00

Contemporary Women’s Writing and the Medical Humanities (11)
CCWW PGR/ECR Online Seminar Series
Breaking Bodily Taboos
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/2312

9 Mar 2021
17:30-19:00

Contemporary Women’s Writing and the Medical Humanities (12)
CCWW PGR/ECR Online Seminar Series
Women, Mental Health, and Identity
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/23124

23 Mar 2021
17:30-19:00

Contemporary Women’s Writing and the Medical Humanities (13)
CCWW PGR/ECR Online Seminar Series

Neurology and Psychiatry: Female Experiences of Mind Doctors
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/23125

26 Mar 2021
17:00-19:00

Gender and Transnational Reception. Mapping the Translation, Circulation and Recognition of Women’s Writings
in the 20th - and 21st Century

CCWW Seminar
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/23359

Calendar of Online Events - Summer 2021 

22 Apr 2021
18:00-19:00 BST

Transnational Approaches to Building a Post-Covid Society. Event 1: Panel discussion: The UK and the World
‘Open for Discussion’ Conversation Series
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/23366

27 Apr 2021
18:00-19:00 BST

Transnational Approaches to Building a Post-Covid Society. Event 2: Roundtable discussion: Multilingual Community Involvement
‘Open for Discussion’ Conversation Series
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/23365

     

 

Calendar of Online Events  - Summer 2020
12-19 May 2020
10:00-15:00
Playing with Prose: Online Theatre Workshop
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22507
18 May 2020
14:00-15:30
Samuel Beckett et la Guerre d’Algérie 
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22498
22 May 2020
16:00-17:00

Online: Aby Warburg Reading Group
On Botticelli’s
Birth of Venus
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/21560

25-29 May 2020
11:00-13:00

Content and Language Integrated Learning - Online CPD Course
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22529

26 May 2020
14:00-15:30
‘Dead Time’ is wasted time? Mohamed Bourouissa’s Photo-work with Prison Inmate ‘Al’

Confinement in French and Francophone Literature seminar series
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22510

30 May 2020
19:00-20:30
The Harp in Translation. Online Concert and Discussion

https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22523

2-8 June 2020
15:00-16:00

Text Encoding for Ancient and Modern Literature, Languages and History - Research Training
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22577

3 June 2020
15:00-17:00
Digital Modern Languages Seminar

https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22490

10-18 June 2020
14:00-15:00

Data Visualisation for Ancient and Modern History, Languages and Literature - Research Training
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22576

16-17 June 2020
10:00-17:00
Disrupting Digital Monolingualism

https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22492

19 June 2020
16:00-17:00

Online: Aby Warburg Reading Group
Skulls, Tree Bark, Fossils: Memory and Materiality in George Didi-Huberman’s Transvaluation of Surface

https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/21561

23 June 2020
14:00-16:00

Online: IMLR Graduate Forum
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22628

30 June 2020
14:00-15:30

Confinement in French and Francophone Literature and Film
Leila Slimani's and Marie Darrieussecq’s Lockdown Journals and the Changing Role of the Writer in French Society

https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22630

1 July 2020
15:00-17:00
Digital Modern Languages Seminar
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22671
3 July 2020
16:00-17:00

Online: Aby Warburg Reading Group
Edgar Wind and R. B. Kitaj: Art and Anarchy

https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22629

10 July 2020
11:00-17:00
Researching Multilingually: Possibilities and Complexities
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22379

13-17 July 2020
10:00-21:30

Exploring Theatre Translation
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22616
22 July 2020
10:00-11:30

Class, Confinement and Criminality in Contemporary Women’s Writing
CCWW PGR Online Seminar Series
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22680            

22 July 2020
15:00-17:00
Digital Modern Languages Seminar
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22672
24 July 2020
18:00-21:00
Poor Connection
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22666
28 July -
4 August 2020

10:00-15:00

Playing with Prose: Online Theatre Workshop
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22667

28 July 2020
15:00-17:00

Transnational Modern Languages: Introducing the Book Series
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22710

29 July 2020
14:00-15:30

Women and Womanhood in Early Modern Spain and the New World - Agency, Autonomy and Authorship
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22220

5 Aug 2020
10:00-11:15
 
Class, Confinement and Criminality in Contemporary Women’s Writing
CCWW PGR Online Seminar Series

https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22722

19 Aug 2020
10:00-11:15
Class, Confinement and Criminality in Contemporary Women’s Writing
CCWW PGR Online Seminar Series
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22727
29 Aug 2020
19:00-20:30

Le Continent: A Multilingual Musical Evening with Clémentine March
https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22783