Job opportunity: Lecturer in Applied Languages, University of Sheffield

Closing Date 6th April 2016 The School of Languages and Cultures wishes to recruit a Lecturer in Applied Languages from 1 September 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter. The Applied Languages Section of the School of Languages and Cultures has an excellent reputation for the quality and innovation of its teaching. Staff have a range of research interests in […]

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Call for papers: Languages and Cultures in 21st Century Transnationality CFP, Sheffield Hallam, September 2016

A broadly defined conference for those looking for something more interdisciplinary. The concept of transnationality is increasingly common currency in the globalized world. Modern Languages, both implicitly or explicitly, deals with the transnational aspects of cultures and, as a discipline, it is hence ideally suited to have societal impact on the construction of transnational education. Intercultural citizenship, in particular, is […]

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Book review from The Guardian: The Defections by Hannah Michell– lost souls in Seoul

In her debut novel, Michell finds a compelling protagonist in a South Korean interpreter who struggles to belong Clare Clark Saturday 4 October 2014 The Guardian http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/oct/04/the-defections-hannah-michell-review-lost-souls-seoul An interesting looking novel about meaning and language and identity. A light non-academic read for all those interested in intercultural issues?

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