Events Calendar
Nov 11
10:00 - 15:00
Modern Languages at Kent Day

This is a taster day for students interested in studying a modern European language from a choice of French, German, Hispanic Studies or Italian as a single- or joint-honours degree at the University of Kent. The day is free of charge, and consists of an introduction, sample seminars, opportunities to talk to academics and current students, lunch and refreshments. If you are interested in a joint-honours programme you may be able to attend seminars from your other subject.

10:00 – 10:30     Registration & Welcome

Professor Shane Weller, Head of the School of European Culture & Languages (Darwin Conference Suite)

Morning sessions


10:30 - 11.15      Laclos, Les Liaisons dangereuses, Dr Sara-Louise Cooper (CNW6)

11:15 – 12:00     Business French, Fiona Godfrey (CNW6)

German (morning only)

10:30 - 11.15      Brief Introduction to German at Kent / How to Encounter Ghosts on Marshes, Dr Ian Cooper (CNW11)

11:15 – 12:00     Hör zu!: Practising Aural Comprehension Skills, Dr Toias Heinrich (CNW11)

Hispanic Studies

10:30 - 11.15      Introduction to Hispanic Studies: Images of Children in Spanish Cinema, Profesor Núria Triana-Toribio (CNW8)

11:15 – 12:00     Pablo Picasso's Guernica, Dr William Rowlandson (CNW8)

Italian (morning only)

10:30 - 11.15      Introduction to Italian at Kent: Italy and its Stereotypes, Dr Wissia Fiorucci (CNW12)

11:15 – 12:00     Postcards from Italy: 'Il Belpaese fotografato', Dr Alvise Sforza Tarabochia (CNW12)

12:00 – 13:00     LUNCH (buffet lunch provided)  (Darwin Conference Suite)

Afternoon sessions


13:00 – 13:45     Why French is (a Bit) like Cockney, Dr David Hornsby (CNW6)

13:45 – 14:30     Maupassant, La Parure, Dr James Fowler (CNW6)

Hispanic Studies

13:00 – 13:45     Spanish Language Taster Session, Ariadna Rodríguez Fernández (CNW8)

13:45 – 14:30     Gabriel García Márquez and Magical Realism, Dr William Rowlandson (CNW8)

14:30 – 15:15     Refreshments and pick-up (Darwin Conference Suite)

Please book here


Darwin Conference Suite,
Darwin College,
University of Kent,
United Kingdom


Open to anyone interested in studying either French, German, Hispanic Studies or Italian at Kent,

Contact: Mary Daly
T: 01227 827875
School of European Culture & Languages


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