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Art Deco: A Literary Style?

By Ada Wordsworth
Back to the FutureDepartmentsEnglish Language & LiteratureHebrew & Jewish StudiesInaugural LecturePhilosophySchool of European Languages, Culture & SocietySchool of Slavonic and East European StudiesSlade School of Fine ArtStudent VoiceWellbeing

Professor Maria Rubins’ inaugural lecture explored the concept, one which she herself coined, of Art Deco literature.

Inaugural Lecture: A Journey through the World of Jewish Languages

By Francesca Ashfield
Back to the FutureDepartmentsEnglish Language & LiteratureHebrew & Jewish StudiesInaugural LecturePhilosophySchool of European Languages, Culture & SocietySchool of Slavonic and East European StudiesSlade School of Fine ArtStudent VoiceWellbeing

Professor Lily Kahn’s inaugural lecture, “A Journey through the World of Jewish languages” was a fascinating tour of the history of Jewish languages from all corners of the world.

Inaugural Lecture: The Future in Retrospect: Land Art to the Moon and back

By Cliodhna Timoney
Back to the FutureDepartmentsEnglish Language & LiteratureHebrew & Jewish StudiesInaugural LecturePhilosophySchool of European Languages, Culture & SocietySchool of Slavonic and East European StudiesSlade School of Fine ArtStudent VoiceWellbeing

On a wet and windy evening on in November I made my way UCL’s Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre to join Joy Sleeman for her inaugural lecture The Future in Retrospect: Land Art to the Moon and back.

Inaugural Lecture: Translation as Microhistory

By Helen Tappin
Back to the FutureDepartmentsEnglish Language & LiteratureHebrew & Jewish StudiesInaugural LecturePhilosophySchool of European Languages, Culture & SocietySchool of Slavonic and East European StudiesSlade School of Fine ArtStudent VoiceWellbeing

How do translations reflect the contemporary political landscape and transnational relations and what role do translations play in recording history?