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Café Babel in May

Wednesday, 8 May 2019

Our last Café Babel for first semester - all are welcome!

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Café Babel

Wednesday, 10 April 2019

Do you speak Chinese, or German, or French, Japanese or Spanish?  Come along and converse with others!

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Award stars align for Starrs

Thursday, 6 December 2018

This year's Inoue Yasushi Award for Outstanding Research in Japanese Literature, Culture and Art in Australia and New Zealand has been awarded to Otago's Professor Roy Starrs.

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University Hanami festival better than ever before

Wednesday, 19 September 2018

The University’s annual Japanese cherry blossom viewing festival of Hanami became an international event last Friday, with a huge turn-out of people from many nationalities.

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Saxons and sorcery in German student drama

Friday, 14 September 2018

Theatre and performance is, of course, a big part of the student experience for students enrolled in Otago’s many Music, Theatre and Performing Arts programmes. But taking to the stage is an annual tradition for students within the University’s German programme as well.

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Otago offers new paper in Practical Chinese

Thursday, 24 May 2018

The University of Otago is offering Chinese translation paper for the first time from the start of next semester – and is promoting it with the help of an entertaining video.

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