Postgraduate Symposium 2014 - Languages, Translation and Communication

The Department of Languages, Translation and Communication will hold its Postgraduate Symposium this year on 24 June 2014.

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Postgraduate Symposium

Department of Languages, Translation and Communication
College of Arts and Humanities, Swansea University

24 June 2014
Keir Hardie Building, Room 115




10.30-11.30: Guest Speaker

Dr Elaine Morley, King’s College London, The Role of UNESCO in Occupied Germany’

Dr Morley will be reporting on her contribution to ‘Beyond Enemy Lines’, an EU-funded HERA project, and her recent visit to the UNESCO Archive in Paris.

11.30-1.00: Panel One

Sahreena Hamzah, Gender and Sexuality: Portrayal of Fluid Sexuality in Jeanette Winterson's Works         

Aled Rees, The Sexually Transgressive Woman in Laura Restrepo's La novia oscura / The Dark Bride (1999)


2.00-3.30: Panel Two

Laura Webb, ‘Authority, Authenticity and Aesthetic Appeal: Jewish Representation in Argentine Testimonial Literature’

Jenny Watson, ‘Heroine or Harpy?: Herta Müller's political activism in the German press 1987-2014’

Panel Three: 3.45-5.15

Sayeed Mathath, ‘The Panopticon Gaze of Western Auteurs’

Luke Edwards, ‘The Pleasures of Extremity; or Watching the Unwatchable’


Drinks and Dinner



Enquiries to Professor Julian Preece (