Professor Farzad Sharifian has recently been appointed as the Chair in Cultural Linguistics at Monash, the first appointment of its kind in the world, establishing Monash’s position as the leading institution in this newly developed field of research. Professor Rae Frances, Dean of the Faculty of Arts, said that she was proud to have the Chair in Cultural Linguistics in her Faculty.
Interpreting and Translation Masters students have recently gained in-house experience as professional translators and interpreters at two multilingual international organisations
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As The Water Diviner is released on commercial television and premieres in Los Angeles, researchers at Monash University reveal the identity of the film’s central character. Monash University historian Professor Bruce Scates and his doctoral student, Rebecca Wheatley, have spent years charting early Australian journeys to battlefields overseas.
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The new School of Media, Film and Journalism (MFJ) was formally launched on May 14 … Continue reading MFJ celebrates successful school & book launches
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The Australian Indigenous Film and Television Digital Bibliography is a unique resource where students, teachers, researchers, … Continue reading Digital future for a unique resource: Remapping Indigenous Filmmaking
Dr Eliana Maestri (University of Warwick) visited Melbourne recently to conduct interviews with second and … Continue reading Exploring perceptions of Europe in Italian Australian cultural productions
The Public Record Office Victoria currently have projects for students to take up over the Winter Semester … Continue reading Student internships available for Winter Semester – Exhibition Research Project at the Public Record Office Victoria
Italian Consul General in Melbourne, Marco Maria Cerbo, visited the Italian Studies program at Monash. In … Continue reading A dynamic exchange: Consul General Cerbo visits the Italian Studies program at Monash
By Rémy Davison With eight months left on his contract, Treasury Secretary Martin Parkinson decided … Continue reading Raise the GST: the conversation we have to have?
Warmest congratulations to Professor Jacqui True, whose book, The Political Economy of Violence Against Women, (OUP, … Continue reading Professor Jacqui True wins international best book award
The challenges currently facing the abolition movement and those organisations who support criminalised women will … Continue reading Better support needed for criminalised women
By Anne McNevin In a previous opinion piece I argued that both sides of politics are having … Continue reading Why we would gain from a regional approach to refugee protection
Dr Tim Soutphommasane was yesterday appointed Race Discrimination Commissioner for a five year term with … Continue reading Tim Soutphommasane appointed Australia’s Race Discrimination Commissioner
by Veronica Sheen The ALP’s proposal to send unemployed youth into military-style “boot camps” to qualify for … Continue reading Boot camps won’t solve our youth unemployment problem