Swansea University's Languages, Translation and Communication Postgraduate Symposium

To be held on Monday 15 June 2015.

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LTC annual symposiumThe Department of Languages, Translation and Communication's Annual Postgraduate Symposium will be held on Monday 15 June 2015 in Room 130, Keir Hardie Building.  Please see the programme below.

If you would like to attend, please contact Professor Julian Preece:  email: j.e.preece@swansea.ac.uk.



9.30 – 11.30: Panel One

Luke Edwards (Film Studies), Of Serbs and Centipedes: Creating/ive Controversy and the ‘Meme-ification’ of the Extreme

Katie Jones (German and English Literature), Filming the Eroticised Trauma Narrative

Shareena Hamzah (English Literature and Gencas), Food Fetishism in the Writings of Jeanette Winterson

11.45-1.00: Panel Two

Anna-Lou Dijkstra (Translation / European Travellers to Wales Project), Imagining Wales in German Guidebooks (1870-1970)

Jack Horton (History and German), Political and Unpolitical Definitions of Freedom: From Luther to Mann

LUNCH (Taliesin)

2.00-3.00: Panel Three

Sayeed Mathath (Film Studies), Fact and fiction in Indian Cinema

Yakun Yu   (Media and Communication), ‘China’s Dream’---a Country’s Dream Propagated through Chinese Mass Media

3.00-4.30: Panel Four

Laura Webb (Latin American Studies), ¿Aquí viven genocidas? Reframing State Terror in Human Rights Discourse in Argentina

Aled Rees (Latin American Studies), The Role of Language in Fernando Vallejo’s La virgen de los sicarios / Our Lady of The Assassins 

6.00 pm (Glyndwr A): Screening of My Friend the Enemy (50 mins), followed by Q and A with the director Wanda Koscia 

(The Film screening is a special event, open to all.)