Visiting Speakers

Localisation in the Gaming Industry

Games industry, game localization and production logics: an overview Agnieszka Kliś-Brodowska, PHDUniversity of Silesia in Katowice, Faculty of Humanities 4th March 2021, 12pm The talk provides a very general introduction to the topics such as changing sectors, game genres, company types, platforms, etc. to allow for a better understanding of the games industry. We are … Continue reading Localisation in the Gaming Industry

The Afro-Hispanic Languages of the Americas: Some Remarks on their Nature and Origin

A Guest Speaker Talk by Sandro Sessarego. Sandro Sessarego is Associate Professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Texas at Austin. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on Hispanic Linguistics. He works primarily in the fields of contact linguistics, sociolinguistics and syntax. The linguistic study of the Afro-Hispanic Languages of … Continue reading The Afro-Hispanic Languages of the Americas: Some Remarks on their Nature and Origin

Chinese—Just Another Modern Foreign Language? A talk by Gerda Wielander

In this talk Gerda Wielander, Head of Modern Languages and Cultures at the University of Westminster and Associate Professor in Chinese Studies, addressed the following questions. Can Chinese be integrated into a standard MFL programme? Is it reasonable to expect similar levels of attainment in European languages and Chinese after three or four years of … Continue reading Chinese—Just Another Modern Foreign Language? A talk by Gerda Wielander