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9 German language students win prestigious scholarship

Nine Swansea University languages students have secured scholarships from the German government to allow them to follow summer courses at German universities, with the aim of improving their language skills and their knowledge of the country. http://www.swansea.ac.uk/media-centre/latest-news Advertisements

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Annual Roy Knight Lecture

Richard Dyer, Professor of Film Studies at King’s College London, will give the annual Roy Knight Lecture in Romance Studies on 1 March at 4pm in the Faraday Lecture. All are welcome. The lecture will be followed by a wine … Continue reading

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Chartered Institute of Linguists

All students cordially invited to attend a talk by Mr. Matthias Postel from the Chartered Institute of Linguists, London. He is coming to Swansea on Monday 13 February to give a talk on Career Paths with Languages and about becoming … Continue reading

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Pupil Language Ambassador Conference

The Department is looking forward to taking part in the Pupil Language Ambassador Conference taking place on the Bay Campus on 2 February. Over 300 pupils from 43 schools across Wales are expected to participate in this day-long event which … Continue reading

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Summer School Success in Germany for three Swansea Students

Three first-year students of German have been successful this year in gaining scholarships awarded by the German Academic Exchange Service / DAAD or Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst. Click this link for details: http://www.swansea.ac.uk/media-centre/latest-news/recordthreeswanseastudentswinprestigiousgermanscholarships.php

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Berlin Poet Peter Wawerzinek visits Wales on the trail of Dylan Thomas

Peter Wawerzinek, Ichdylanich: Bilingual Literary Performance   Summary: Next week cult Berlin underground poet Peter Wawerzinek arrives in Wales to read from his fictitious memoir of his life with his favourite fellow poet, Swansea’s own Dylan Thomas. Part absurd fantasy, part comic … Continue reading

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Results for Swansea’s Department of Languages, Translation and Communication in Times / Sunday Times Good University Guide

The Department was pleased last month to read that our courses and students’ achievements were gaining recognition in the all-important Times / Sunday Times Good University Guide. Among the highlights for the Department of Languages, Translation and Communication at Swansea … Continue reading

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Year abroad student in Germany becomes ‘European Ambassador’!

Cara Bebbington, a single honours German student, wrote in this week with some exciting news: ‘I am studying German in Würzburg as an undergraduate student of Swansea University, Wales. Prior to my arrival at the university of Würzburg, I researched … Continue reading

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Postgraduate Colloquium in German Studies comes to Swansea

The German Section of Swansea’s Department of Languages, Translation and Communication is delighted that the national colloquium for postgraduate students is coming to Swansea for a record fifth time. Congratulations to the hosts, PhD students Jenny Watson and Luke Edwards. … Continue reading

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Tuesday 14 October, 4pm, Glyndwr A: Departmental Guest Speaker, Dr Matilda Mroz

The first research paper of the new semester will be given by Dr Matilda Mroz on Tuesday 14 October at 4pm in Glyndwr A at 4pm. All are welcome. Framing, Visibility and Looking Back: Cinema on the Fringes of Holocaust … Continue reading

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