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Recent graduates feature in national press as one of the "UK's best young theatre companies"

Ben Kulvichit (BA Theatre and Performance Studies, 2018) and Clara Potter-Sweet (BA English Literature 2018) are the most recent Warwick alumni to make a splash on the UK theatre scene; read about their new show in The Guardian.

Wed 10 Oct 2018, 08:51 | Tags: Alumni, Theatre Studies

Graduate Isobel Rogers appears on BBC R3's The Verb!

One of our students who completed the BA and MA in English Literature appears on The Verb to discuss her Edinburgh show, Elsa. The show was inspired by her MA module, 'Poetry and Music', and dissertation on song. Listen from about 17.00 for Isobel.

Tue 12 Dec 2017, 13:51 | Tags: Alumni, English, Media

Translation Slam

Literary translators Sophie Hughes and Rosalind Harvey will be battling it out over commas and word choices at Warwick Books on Tuesday 21 November, 7 - 8.15 p.m., at Warwick Books in Warwick town centre. Mexican writer Laia Jufresa will be in attendance. Please e-mail translation@warwick.ac.uk to reserve your spot. Supported by the Connecting Cultures GRP, Warwick Books and Harper Collins Independent Thinking.

Wed 15 Nov 2017, 12:51 | Tags: Alumni, Research, Public Event, Postgraduate, English, Translation studies

Professors Lawrence Venuti and Karen Van Dyck on campus in October

The Connecting Cultures Global Research Priority is pleased to be welcoming two distinguished academic visitors to Warwick campus between October 24 and 27: Professor Karen Van Dyck, Kimon A. Doukas Professor of Modern Greek Language and Literature at Columbia University, and Professor Lawrence Venuti, Professor of English at Temple University. Staff, students and the general public are warmly invited to join us for the public events listed below. Please contact Chantal Wright at C.M.Wright@warwick.ac.uk with any queries.

An interactive map of Warwick campus can be found at the following link: https://www2.warwick.ac.uk/about/visiting/maps/interactive/

“Migration, Translingualism, Translation”, a lecture by Professor Karen Van Dyck

Tuesday 24 October, 5 to 6.30 p.m. Room: A0.28 Millburn House (in Film and TV Studies, located on the Kirby Corner Road side of the Millburn House complex), followed by drinks.

“Translating Proverbs: The Instrumentalism of Conventional Wisdom”, a lecture by Professor Lawrence Venuti

Wednesday 25 October, 5 to 6.30 p.m. Room: A0.28 Millburn House (in Film and TV Studies, located on the Kirby Corner Road side of the Millburn House complex), followed by drinks.

Translation Matters: The Current State of Translation Studies. A professorial roundtable with Professor Lawrence Venuti (Temple), Emeritus Professor Jean Boase-Beier (UEA), Professor Michelle Bolduc (Exeter) and Professor Loredana Polezzi (Cardiff).

Friday 27 October, 2.15 to 4 p.m. Room: R0.03 Ramphal Building, Library Road, central campus.

For more information, visit our Translation at Warwick webpage.


Alumna Harriet Paige - Man With a Seagull on His Head

Harriet Paige has recently published her debut novel - Man With A Seagull on His Head (Bluemoose Books). She studied BA English and American Literature 1997-2000 and MA Writing 2004-05. You can read an interview with her in the Guardian here, including some details on her studies at Warwick, and, of course, on her book! And on Twitter. Congratulations, Harriet!

Mon 07 Aug 2017, 12:04 | Tags: Publication, Alumni

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