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The Faculty is one of the leading centres for the study of European language, literature, and culture world-wide, offering expertise in the entire chronological range from the earliest times to the present day, and with specialists in film studies, cultural studies, and cultural history as well as languages and literatures.

Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages Oxford University

    • Education

The Faculty is one of the leading centres for the study of European language, literature, and culture world-wide, offering expertise in the entire chronological range from the earliest times to the present day, and with specialists in film studies, cultural studies, and cultural history as well as languages and literatures.

    Claudia Piñeiro in Conversation

    Claudia Piñeiro in Conversation

    The writer Claudia Piñeiro, one of the most widely acclaimed Argentine authors of recent years, talks about her work with Ben Bollig of the Spanish sub-Faculty of the University of Oxford. The writer Claudia Piñeiro, one of the most widely acclaimed Argentine authors of recent years, talks about her work with Ben Bollig of the Spanish sub-Faculty of the University of Oxford. In Spanish, approx. 50 mins

    • 58 min
    If Venice Dies - Italian Studies at Oxford Lecture

    If Venice Dies - Italian Studies at Oxford Lecture

    Salvatore Settis' English talk is on Venice and the future of historic cities (9 June 2015). Salvatore Settis is a world-famous expert on archaeology and the arts, and an iconic public intellectual in Italy; a man who has devoted his life to the defence of Italy's cultural assets and landscape. He is the author of dozens of books and hundreds of articles, contributes vehement articles to national newspapers, and makes memorable television appearances.
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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Studying Medieval and Modern Languages at St Hilda's College

    Studying Medieval and Modern Languages at St Hilda's College

    Helen Swift talks to Lucia Nixon, Tutor for Admissions, about why to study Medieval and Modern Languages at St Hilda's College.

    • 5 min
    Freemasons versus Jesuits: Conspiracy Theories in Enlightenment Germany

    Freemasons versus Jesuits: Conspiracy Theories in Enlightenment Germany

    Inaugural lecture by Ritchie Robertson as Taylor Professor of the German Language and Literature. Lecture title: Freemasons versus Jesuits: Conspiracy Theories in Enlightenment Germany. Given on 20 October 2011. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 41 min
    Cristian Aliaga: Your Virtues Are Your Faults. Poetry Reading (Spanish and English)

    Cristian Aliaga: Your Virtues Are Your Faults. Poetry Reading (Spanish and English)

    A reading by Cristian Aliaga, one of Argentina's outstanding contemporary poets, given at St. John's College, Oxford, on 3 November, 2011. English translations are read by Ben Bollig, Lecturer in Spanish American Literature. The Argentine poet Cristian Aliaga reads his poetry to an audience at St. John's College, Oxford, on 3 November 2011. Aliaga is one of Argentina's outstanding contemporary poets, with more than a dozen collections of poems to his name. His work has recently been published in a bilingual Spanish-English edition by Manchester Spanish and Portuguese Studies (New Series). The English translations were read by Ben Bollig, Fellow of St. Catherine's College and Lecturer in Spanish American Literature. Includes an introduction to Aliaga's poetry, with an extract from Robert Gibbons' poem, "Goya's Etching, 'Murio la verdad' (Truth has died)". Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 35 min
    Reflections on the European Crisis

    Reflections on the European Crisis

    Dr José Cutileiro (Special Adviser to the President of the European Commission) delivers a lecture for the Centre for Portuguese Language / Instituto Camões of Oxford. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 34 min

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