Learn concepts and techniques for analysing texts, improve your communication skills and sharpen your perception.
Linguistics studies language and its nature, structure, use and development.
Short overview of Irish Scottish Studies and studying it at Otago.
Wednesday, 1 February 2017
Professor Rosamond McKitterick, Sidney Sussex College, Cambrige, addresses how and why the authority of Rome was communicated and established in the various contexts of politics, ideology, law, the organisation of knowledge, language, and religious orthodoxy in early medieval Europe.
Sunday, 12 February 2017
Professor Judith Pascoe, of University of Iowa, USA, presents "The Inescapable Brontë Family: Catherine Earnshaw’s Japanese Girlhood"
Monday, 13 February 2017
"Prejudices on the Side of Ancestry: Revisiting Jane Austen’s Fame Through Family Ties," will be presented by Professor Devoney Looser, Arizona State University
Tuesday, 14 February 2017
"Global Romantics: How the Porter Family Shaped Nineteenth-Century Art and Literature", will be presented by Dr Thomas McLean and Dr Ruth Knezevich, both of the University of Otago.
Tuesday, 14 March 2017
Bestselling Scottish crime writer Graeme Macrae Burnet's second novel, "His Bloody Project," is a historical thriller exploring a triple murder in the nineteenth-century Western Highlands. It won the Saltire Award, was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, is being published in 20 countries, and has been optioned by Synchronicity Films.
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