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Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures for Beginners Taster Session

Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures for Beginners Taster Session
Date
29 March 2017 (14:00-17:00)
Location
King's College London, S0.13, Strand Campus
Description
Spanish and Portuguese: Languages and Cultures in a Global Perspective for Beginners Taster session. Offered by the Department of Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies.

The history of Portuguese and Catalan languages

The history of Portuguese and Catalan languages
Date
29 March 2017 (16:00-17:00)
Location
Council Room (K2.29) King’s Building Strand Campus
Description
A seminar on the history of Portuguese and Catalan languages or the importance of being peripheral. Led by Ignacio Vázquez Diéguez.

Joint Modern Languages Seminar

Joint Modern Languages Seminar
Date
29 March 2017 (16:30-18:00)
Location
King’s College London Strand Campus, S-1.06 Strand Building, WC2R 2LS
Description
Professor Josh Cohen (Goldsmiths) will present a paper on the theory and cultural treatment of sluggishness - from Diderot to Homer Simpson!

The Marriage of Maria Braun

The Marriage of Maria Braun
Date
29 March 2017 (19:00)
Location
British Film Institute
Description
Professor Erica Carter (Department of German) in a Q&A with actor Hanna Schygulla and Juliane Lorenz (President of the Rainer Werner Fassbinder Foundation)

The Many Faces of Rainer Werner Fassbinder

The Many Faces of Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Date
13 April (18:30) - 8 June 2017 (20:30)
Location
British Film Institute
Description
Professor Erica Carter and Dr Martin Brady are offering an eight week course to accompany the BFI's Fassbinder retrospective.

Research Seminar in SPLAS

Research Seminar in SPLAS
Date
26 April 2017 (16:15-17:45)
Location
22 Kingsway, London WC2B 6LE, VWB 6.32 Virginia Woolf Building
Description
Dr Elisa Sampson Vera Tudela (Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies) and Luis Medina (PhD candidate, SPLAS): will speak on Contemporary Peruvian & Ecuadorian Fiction. Part of the Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies research seminar series 2016/17.

Peacebuilding in Guinea-Bissau

Peacebuilding in Guinea-Bissau
Date
28 April 2017 (14:00-21:00)
Location
Great Hall, King's Building, Strand Campus
Description
With the on-going political crisis in Guinea-Bissau showing no sign of resolution, and no effective government for much of 2016, this one-day workshop funded by the British Academy BARSEA scheme brings together leading historians and musicians from the country to explore alternative dialogues towards peace through culture.

Feminine Singular Book Launch and Author Reading with Hélia Correia

Feminine Singular Book Launch and Author Reading with Hélia Correia
Date
28 April 2017 (18:30-20:00)
Location
River Room King's Building Strand Campus
Description
Join Camoes for the launch of 'Feminine Singular: Women Growing Up Through Life-Writing in the Luso-Hispanic World', a collection of essays focusing on the variety of women's life-writing in the Luso-Hispanic world. Contributor and acclaimed Portuguese novelist Hélia Correia will be reading from the book.

Research Seminar in SPLAS

Research Seminar in SPLAS
Date
10 May 2017 (16:15-17:45)
Location
22 Kingsway, London WC2B 6LE, VWB 6.32 Virginia Woolf Building
Description
Professor Ariadna Garcia Bryce (Reed College, Portland): Re-thinking memory in Early Modern Spain. Part of the Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies research seminar series 2016/17.

Sarah Bernhardt's Exteriority Effects: Affect, Performance, and Agency

Sarah Bernhardt's Exteriority Effects: Affect, Performance, and Agency
Date
17 May 2017 (16:30)
Location
G.01 Norfolk Building, Strand Campus London WC2R 2LS
Description
Professor Sharon Marcus (Columbia University): "Sarah Bernhardt's Exteriority Effects: Affect, Performance, and Agency."
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