The first Migration, Translation, and Identities Network (MITN) 3-day workshop, Representations of Identities in Contemporary Societies was held in Forli, Italy (12-14th of July).
Congratulations to Professor Rita Wilson, Dr Marc Orlando and Dr Jim Hlavac who have been … Continue reading External funding success
PhD student in linguistics Gede Primahadi Wijaya Rajeg was interviewed by SBS Radio last week. … Continue reading Happiness is ….
Olivier Elzingre blogs on passive bilingualism, and receives a welcome endorsement from world-renowned scholar Jean-Marc Dewaele.
The Chin Communications Masters Scholarship recognises the importance of training translators and interpreters. The generous philanthropy of award-winning Chinese translation specialists Chin Communications established the scholarship in 2012 – the same year they celebrated their 20th anniversary.
Chinese, Japanese & French languages graduate Sarah Holloway co-founded Matcha Maiden, a global e-commerce organic matcha powder supplier, and about a year ago started the physical venue Matcha Mylkbar in Melbourne, soon opening in Sydney. Sarah shares her experience making the most of Monash’s global exchange opportunities with her language studies and how this advantaged her in both her law career and current business. She says, ‘languages have really propelled my career and personal life. I can’t even describe the tangible benefits. It helps you in everything you do.’
This international and interdisciplinary symposium explores the relations between migration, memory and translation. Bringing together … Continue reading Translating Worlds: Migration, Memory and Culture
Calvin won the Monash University entry for his short story, ‘The Beggar and the Glimpse’, in the Monash Undergraduate Prize for Creative Writing, an annual prize open to any undergraduate student in Australia and New Zealand, now in its fifth year (the 2017 prize is now open closing 12 April). Originally from Hong Kong, we spoke to Calvin about his move to Monash, his short story as well as his plans for the future, which include centering gothic literature and Hong Kong as a setting in his PhD.
TRAVEL SCHOLARSHIPS FOR EXCHANGE & STUDY ABROAD STUDENTS! Walter Mangold Language Scholarships are available to … Continue reading 2018 Walter Mangold Language Scholarships
This interview is a continuation of Part I: Raising the political stakes with Jeanne d’Arc and Dr Ali Alizadeh. In Part II, we discuss political writing, the phenomena and ideology of real revolution, the question of war, and the revolutionary potential of Jeanne d’Arc in contemporary discourse, politics and concepts of universalism.
Jeanne d’Arc (Joan of Arc)’s controversial life and death are being depicted in a comprehensive new literary work by Dr Ali Alizadeh titled The Last Days of Jeanne D’Arc due out this year. We sat down with Dr Alizadeh to explore his decades-long research into the character of Jeanne d’Arc that brought up questions about political writing, the phenomena and ideology of real revolution, the question of war, and the revolutionary potential of Jeanne d’Arc in contemporary discourse, politics and concepts of universalism.
In 18 months, about 60 people from 30 different nationalities who speak 40 languages in total have been profiled on Multilinguals of Melbourne, an online photojournalism project on Melbournians started by Master of Interpreting and Translation student Laura Blackmore.
A student from the Master of Translation and Interpreting Studies has recently had the opportunity … Continue reading MITS student undertakes internship with partner international organisation ACA
Today saw the first LLCL School Seminar of the year. Colleagues, visiting guests of the school, … Continue reading LLCL School Seminar – Plagiarism: West and East
As 2017 begins, we reflect on the beginnings and evolution of our ideas on utopia and dystopia today. From Star Wars to Leonardo DiCaprio’s latest film on climate change, we sat down with Emeritus Professor Andrew Milner, at Monash University’s School of Languages, Linguistics and Literary Studies, to talk about his research into science fictional texts, films and comics – and importantly, how this impacts our future imaginings and humanity.
You might remember Godzilla demolishing San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge, or Matthew Broderick defeating the … Continue reading Godzilla’s lost nuclear past: Dr Jason Jones
A humanities project.
The ambition of this network is to unite academics and writers from around the world whose work focuses on the South Asian Diaspora. We invite all internationally established scholars as well as early-career, postdoctoral and postgraduates interested in this project to register on this network…
LLCL Honours student recognised in prestigious international awards programme Honours student in Literary Studies, Calvin … Continue reading LLCL Honours student recognised in prestigious international awards programme
Last week saw Monash Arts students win the “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Language
Proficiency Competition for Foreign University Students once again.
2016 marks the 50th anniversary of Japanese studies at Monash University. The teaching program in … Continue reading Celebrating 50 years of Japanese at Monash