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Tom Whittaker is the inaugural José Amor y Vázquez scholar-in-residence at Brown University

Tom Whittaker has recently returned from completing a visiting fellowship at Brown University, Rhode Island, which took place in April 2021. At Brown, Tom delivered a public hybrid lecture entitled 'Photography and Postmemory in Pedro Almodóvar's Madres paralelas' and delivered a workshop to PhD students.


Intersections of Memory and Sustainability: Explorations in Eco-Art from the Caribbean and Latin America

As part of their artistic residency in the SMLC in late April 2022, Amazonian writer Juan Carlos Galeano and Martiniquian performance artist Henri Tauliaut will offer public events on 27 and 28 April to explore how written, visual, and performative practices can address issues of memory, sustainability and justice in precarious environments. All are welcome.




Productivity and the Futures of Work GRP Event this July

Teleworkability as a new digital divide – Webinar

July 14th, 11am-12pm

What has the extent of teleworking been in the EU before and during the Covid-19 outbreak? Are we seeing a trend of new teleworkers across occupations and types of workers who weren’t able to work remotely previously?

This webinar, facilitated by Professor Chris Warhurst from the Institute of Employment Research and Dr Enrique Fernández-Macías of the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, examines how Covid-19 has changed the profile of the teleworker and what it means for the future of work. Find out more: https://warwick.ac.uk/research/priorities/productivity/webinars/teleworkabilityasanewdigitaldivide/


Warwick Dinner Party – Call for Place Settings

Warwick Food GRP and the Centre for Research in Philosophy, Literature and the Arts (CRPLA) seek contributions for the WARWICK DINNER PARTY - a creative project to highlight different food cultures, memories, ideas and goals, to be displayed on campus in July 2021. Deadline for brief proposals: 1 June, 5.00 pm.

https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/philosophy/research/researchcentres/phillit/currentevents/dinnerparty/

Sponsored by the Warwick Food GRP and CRPLA.


Tom Whittaker's The Spanish Quinqui Film: Delinquency, Sound, Sensation shortlisted for BAFTSS best monograph award

Tom Whittaker's recent monograph, The Spanish Quinqui Film: Delinquency, Sound, Sensation (Manchester University Press) has been shortlisted for the best monograph award of 2021 by the British Association of Film, Television and Screen Studies.


Raquel Navas wins the ASELE 2020 Research Prize

Raquel Navas, Teaching Fellow in Hispanic Studies, has been awarded with the 𝗔𝗦𝗘𝗟𝗘 (Asociación para la enseñanza del español como lengua extranjera) 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟬 𝗥𝗲𝘀𝗲𝗮𝗿𝗰𝗵 𝗣𝗿𝗶𝘇𝗲 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗕𝗲𝘀𝘁 𝗠𝗔 𝗧𝗵𝗲𝘀𝗶𝘀 for her work on Linguist Landscapes as a tool to promote connections with the target language and culture. This award recognizes the best dissertation of the year and will publish Raquel's work in 2021.

For more information: Asele research prizes

 




Call for Papers: Questioning the disappearance of disciplinary boundaries

The Annual PG Symposium of the School of Modern Languages and Cultures, University of Warwick, will take place on 23rd May 2018


Michela Coletta (Hispanic Studies) speaks in Denmark on Cultural Hegemony, Heterogeneity and the Politics of Difference: Problematising a Global Framework of Environmental Governance from Latin America

Michela Coletta will be co-presenting with Dr Malayna Raftopolous at the workshop 'Global Environmental and Global Security Governance' at Aalborg University (Denmark) on 1 December.


SMLC invites applications for IAS COFUND fellowships (deadline: 30th Nov)

The University of Warwick’s Institute for Advanced Study has today opened its call for applications under the Marie Skłodowska Curie Actions COFUND scheme (deadline: 30th November 2017). The fellowships offer successful applicants two years at Warwick, starting in September 2018. These fellowships are intended to be strongly linked to Warwick’s Global Research Priorities. As such, Warwick's School of Modern Languages and Cultures (SMLC) strongly encourages applications tied especially to the ‘Connecting Cultures’ priority.


SMLC invites expressions of interest for Leverhulme ECFs (internal deadline: 15 Jan)

Warwick's School of Modern Languages and Cultures welcomes expressions of interest for a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship. Please click on the headline to find out how to apply by the internal deadline of 15 January 2018.



Congratulations to Dr Sophie Stevens, Teaching Fellow in Hispanic Studies, on the award of her PhD!

Sophie has just successfully defended her PhD on Uruguayan Theatre in Translation: Performability, Mobility and Intercultural Dialogue at King's College London. Congratulations, Dr Stevens!






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