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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.


English and Comparative Literary Studies at Warwick named as one of the top 20 departments in the world

The 2017 QS World University Rankings have been published, and our department has climbed to joint 16th in the world, and 5th in Europe. You can read the University's press release here.

Wed 08 Mar 2017, 13:55 | Tags: Undergraduate, Staff, Teaching, Research, Postgraduate

Warwick Awards for Teaching Excellence - Dr Mark Storey

Congratulations to Mark Storey , Commendee for WATE 2016.

Professor Christina Hughes, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching and Learning) and chair of the WATE judging panel, commented, "The Warwick Awards for Teaching Excellence highlight the efforts all our teaching staff make to provide outstanding learning environments for our students. We are justifiably proud of this year’s winners and commendees, all of whom exemplify Warwick’s commitment to fostering our students’ successes."

Wed 06 Jul 2016, 11:35 | Tags: Prizes, awards, long / shortlist, Staff, Teaching

Congratulations - PGA qualification

Congratulations to our PGs Sourit Bhattacharya, Brigit Breidenbach, Karen Borg Cardona, Lara Choksey, Qiao Qiao, Emil Rybczak, Martin Schauss, Madeleine Scherer, Andrew Stones and Milly Weaver who all passed their PGA qualification, Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. It was an exceptionally strong group according to the examiners, who considered their work of an extraordinarily high standard.

 

Tue 17 May 2016, 09:01 | Tags: Teaching, Postgraduate

Rob Daniel and Jack McGowan win WATE awards

Rob Daniel and Jack McGowan have both won Warwick Awards for Teaching Excellence for Postgraduates Who Teach. WATE winners are nominated through a process that gives students, peers, and members of your department the chance to recognise teaching excellence in the PGR community. They were selected from over 100 nominees. Many congratulations.

Wed 07 Oct 2015, 12:56 | Tags: Prizes, awards, long / shortlist, Teaching, Postgraduate