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Literature/Linguistics - Event
19.04.2018
Literature/Linguistics - Psychology
11.04.2018
How talking more can make you better at listening - to foreign languages
The typical foreign language class spends much of its time listening to fluent speakers - a teacher or a recording - and doing other comprehension-focused exercises, like matching printed words and p
Literature/Linguistics - Art and Design
03.04.2018
Literature/Linguistics - Education/Continuing Education
21.03.2018
Education/Continuing Education - Literature/Linguistics
21.03.2018
Literature/Linguistics - History/Archeology
16.03.2018
Australian artists go international, thanks to Paris fellowship
From fierce feminist films to drawings that beautify housing estates: Australian artists are bringing their work to the world, with help from a residency that provides the time and space to focus on big ideas.
Literature/Linguistics - Social Sciences
16.03.2018
Literature/Linguistics
09.03.2018
ANU supports publication of new fiction in Aboriginal Kriol
ANU has supported the publication of nine new children's fiction books in the Aboriginal language, Kriol, written and illustrated by Indigenous women from the remote Binjari community near Katherine in the Northern Territory.
Media - Literature/Linguistics
09.03.2018
Media - Literature/Linguistics
09.03.2018
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanics - Literature/Linguistics
09.03.2018
Literature/Linguistics
09.03.2018
ANU supports publication of new fiction in Aboriginal Kriol
ANU has supported the publication of nine new children's fiction books in the Aboriginal language, Kriol, written and illustrated by Indigenous women from the remote Binjari community near Katherine in the Northern Territory.
Literature/Linguistics - Careers/Employment
05.03.2018
Moving Hollywood beyond 'Black Panther'
Moving Hollywood beyond ’Black Panther’
UCLA alumnae share entertainment industry experiences with representation in front of and behind the camera Jessica Wolf Two remarkable UCLA alums working in the film and television industries hope t
Media - Literature/Linguistics
01.03.2018
Research uncovers trove of lost Australian literature
A new research project from The Australian National University (ANU) has uncovered more than 21,000 forgotten novels, novellas and short stories, including thousands of unknown Australian works, published in newspapers in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The collection includes seven rediscovered titles from well-known writer Catherine Martin, author of the acclaimed 1890 novel The Australian Girl .
Religions - Literature/Linguistics
27.02.2018
'Black Panther' success amplifies findings of UCLA's Hollywood Diversity Report
’Black Panther’ success amplifies findings of UCLA’s Hollywood Diversity Report
Modern Judeo-Christian rhetoric and imagery purports that Satan is an evil opponent to all that is good and godly — a literal opponent of God.
Literature/Linguistics - Life Sciences
22.02.2018
Literature/Linguistics - History/Archeology
21.02.2018
Undergraduates perform an adaptation of Life Is a Dream with a new ending
Under the guest direction of Tony Award-winner Dominique Serrand, Stanford cast and crew explore age-old themes from a 17th-century Spanish play while incorporating modern questions of gender and ambiguity.
Literature/Linguistics - History/Archeology
21.02.2018
The writing on the wall
The writing on the wall
When and where did humans develop language? To find out, look deep inside caves, suggests an MIT professor. More precisely, some specific features of cave art may provide clues about how our symbolic, multifaceted language capabilities evolved, according to a new paper co-authored by MIT linguist Shigeru Miyagawa.
Religions - Literature/Linguistics
16.02.2018
Give the devil his due
Give the devil his due
In new book, UCLA professor says poor translations led to mischaracterization of Satan as embodiment of evil Jessica Wolf Modern Judeo-Christian rhetoric and imagery purports that Satan is an evil opponent to all that is good and godly — a literal opponent of God.
Administration/Government - Literature/Linguistics
15.02.2018
Literature/Linguistics - Psychology
01.02.2018
Describing certain foods in a foreign language reduces aversion
New research shows people are more likely to eat foods they're averse to if presented in a foreign language, like calling snails "escargot." Restaurateurs apparently know what they're doing when they offer "escargot" on a menu rather than "snails." New research shows that people are more willing to eat foods that they find disgusting if those foods are presented in a foreign language.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Literature/Linguistics
23.01.2018
Hands On shot at rare artists' books
Hands On shot at rare artists’ books
Maybe you prefer to curl up by the fire and read, but there's something to be said for touching, manipulating and simply gaping at 26 one-of-a-kind artists' books in the Hands On 11 reception Friday in the Environmental Design Library at UC Berkeley.
Literature/Linguistics - History/Archeology
23.01.2018
Researchers’ study of apocalyptic entertainment reveals lack of science
UCLA's William Andrews Clark Memorial Library is ready for the future.
Business/Economics - Literature/Linguistics
23.01.2018
Assessing 40 Years of Reform and Opening in China: conference
Assessing 40 Years of Reform and Opening in China: conference
Nicholas Loubere at the Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies, shares some reflections on the major achievements as well as the downsides of China's reform period ahead of the upcoming confere
Literature/Linguistics
10.01.2018
Event - Literature/Linguistics
10.01.2018
Physics/Materials Science - Literature/Linguistics
10.01.2018
Literature/Linguistics
21.12.2017
Tolkien’s magical letters and illustrations bring Father Christmas to life
Handwritten illustrated letters from Father Christmas written by the author JRR Tolkien to his four children give a touching insight into Tolkien's personal family life.
History/Archeology - Literature/Linguistics
14.12.2017
Literature/Linguistics - Business/Economics
12.12.2017
Playwright Arthur Miller's Archive Acquired
Playwright Arthur Miller’s Archive Acquired
AUSTIN, Texas - The Harry Ransom Center , a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has acquired the archive of American playwright Arthur Miller (1915-2005).
Literature/Linguistics - Astronomy
10.12.2017
The Billingford Hutch and the moonwort fern - a medieval mystery solved
The Billingford Hutch and the moonwort fern - a medieval mystery solved
A heavy oak chest in the Parker Library (Corpus Christi College) was used to store objects left as collateral for loans of money.
Literature/Linguistics - Medicine/Pharmacology
06.12.2017
Education/Continuing Education - Literature/Linguistics
05.12.2017
Literature/Linguistics - Mathematics
01.12.2017
Sir Isaac Newton's Cambridge papers added to UNESCO's Memory of the World Register
Sir Isaac Newton’s Cambridge papers added to UNESCO’s Memory of the World Register
The Cambridge papers of Sir Isaac Newton, including early drafts and Newton's annotated copies of Principia Mathematica - a work that changed the history of science - have been added to UNESCO's International Memory of the World Register. Newton's papers are among the world's most important collections in the western scientific tradition and are one of the Library's most treasured collections.
Event - Literature/Linguistics
29.11.2017
Event - Literature/Linguistics
17.11.2017
Computer Science/Telecom - Literature/Linguistics
13.11.2017
New tool quantifies power imbalance between female and male characters in Hollywood movie scripts
New tool quantifies power imbalance between female and male characters in Hollywood movie scripts
At first glance, the movie "Frozen" might seem to have two strong female protagonists - Elsa, the elder princess with unruly powers over snow and ice, and her sister, Anna, who spends much of the film on a quest to save their kingdom. But the two princesses actually exert very different levels of power and control over their own destinies, according to new research from University of Washington computer scientists.
Sport Sciences - Literature/Linguistics
13.11.2017
Literature/Linguistics - History/Archeology
08.11.2017
Archaeologists uncover rare 2,000-year-old sundial during Roman theatre excavation
Archaeologists uncover rare 2,000-year-old sundial during Roman theatre excavation
A 2,000-year-old intact and inscribed sundial - one of only a handful known to have survived - has been recovered during the excavation of a roofedtheatrein the Roman town ofInteramnaLirenas, near Monte Cassino, in Italy.
Literature/Linguistics - Religions
06.11.2017
Analysing new John Donne manuscript
King's academic analyses newly discovered John Donne manuscript A handwritten manuscript of a satirical social commentary on Jacobean England by the young John Donne has been found buried amongst hundreds of fragments of documents in a tin trunk at Westminster Abbey.
Art and Design - Literature/Linguistics
03.11.2017
Landmark Puerto Rican film thought lost, now restored
Landmark Puerto Rican film thought lost, now restored
In 1934, Puerto Rican film pioneer and Hollywood veteran Juan E. Vigui released “Romance Tropical,” the first sound feature produced on the island.
Life Sciences - Literature/Linguistics
01.11.2017
Luck Plays a Role in How Language Evolves, Penn Team Finds
Luck Plays a Role in How Language Evolves, Penn Team Finds
Read a few lines of Chaucer or Shakespeare and you'll get a sense of how the English language has changed during the past millennium. Linguists catalogue these changes and work to discern why they happened. Meanwhile, evolutionary biologists have been doing something similar with living things, exploring how and why certain genes have changed over generations.
Social Sciences - Literature/Linguistics
30.10.2017
Boggo Road Gaol takes centre stage
Boggo Road Gaol takes centre stage
Stories from Brisbane's notorious Boggo Road Gaol during the Joh Bjelke-Petersen era are the inspiration for a new play by The University of Queensland's Associate Professor Rob Pensalfini.
Literature/Linguistics - History/Archeology
26.10.2017
The man who tried to read all the books in the world
The man who tried to read all the books in the world
One man's quest to create a library of everything, 500 years before Google Books was conceived, foreshadowed the challenges of 'big data' and our reliance on search algorithms to make sense of it all.
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