Events from 25 May, 2016
25th March, 2016 to 26th May, 20163-5pm
The Department of Germanic Studies research seminar series is an established forum for the presentation of interdisciplinary scholarship in German Studies.
27th May, 201612-1:30 pm
In this paper, I will present some preliminary thoughts on how same-sex attractions are depicted in Jia Baoyu, the protagonist of one of the most important novels in traditional China, the Honglou meng.
2nd June, 2016 to 3rd June, 2016TBC
The French department is co-organizing the Photography. Ontology. Symposium. This symposium engages in critical debate with international scholars and specialists on the photographic medium. It will explore the relationship between photography's ontology, the camera as a human perceptual apparatus and the unconscious.
2nd June, 2016
8th June, 20165-6:30pm
Professor Lynn Ramey from Vanderbilt University has just completed a book looking at the development of racial consciousness in medieval European literature and the importance of the Middle Ages to modern notions of race. Her current book project is on Jean Bodel, an amazingly versatile author from Arras in the 12th-13th centuries.
16th June, 20165.30pm - 7.15pm
Was China a land of wisdom, a senescent giant, incapable of change or a fractious adolescent with enormous industrial potential? Did going there help Europeans decide? Professor Yixu Lu
27th June, 20164pm
Professor Carol Murphy to give the Sonia Marks Lecture. Her topic: “Coming to Language in Literature”
29th June, 2016 to 1st July, 2016
Organisé en partenariat avec Société Internationale Marguerite Duras, par Michelle Royer,
Department of French Studies, University of Sydney (Australie),
29 Juin - 2 Juillet 2016.