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Industry Engagement: MITS students hear from SPC’s Translation and Interpretation team leader

With the visit of Roy Benyon, leader of the Translation and Interpretation Team of the Pacific Community (SPC), students from the Master of Interpreting and Translation Studies recently had the opportunity to gain knowledge on a specific facet of their future profession: the roles of translators and interpreters who operate in an international organisation. The…

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Reimaging the Real China: Dilemmas (and Solutions) of Han-ness and Tradition in China Today

This talk examines the rise of social movements dedicated to a fundamentally conservative and homogenizing vision of Chineseness within an increasingly diverse and complex society. Most importantly, is their essentialist “real China” of the past any more real than the present? And what are the repercussions of these tensions between reality and imagining, or between actuality and ideals, in the experience of national identity in general?

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Cross-faculty and interdisciplinary initiative for Interpreting (MITS) and Medical (MBBS) students

On 28 March 2018, thirty-five students from the Faculty of Arts, Master of Interpreting and Translation Studies (MITS) and the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences (MBBS) worked together in a joint-class aiming at improving the training of future doctors and future interpreters who will be interacting in inter-lingual mediation when working with patients…

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Monash academic selected as ambassador for Emerging Writers’ Festival 2018

Dr Stuart Grant, a senior lecturer in the Centre for Theatre and Performance, has been selected as an ambassador for the Emerging Writers’ Festival, joining four other celebrated Australian writers to headline this year’s National Writers’ Conference. Emerging Writers’ Festival (EWF) Artistic Director Izzy Roberts-Orr said the chosen ambassadors are captivating storytellers, noted for challenging…

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Queer will: Hikikomori as willful subjects

Please join us for another Japanese Studies Centre Seminar! 11 April 2018 4 pm to 5:30 pm Japanese Studies Centre Auditorium Clayton Campus, Monash University   Queer will: Hikikomori as willful subjects with Dr. Rosemary Overell The Department of Media, Film and Communication The University of Otago rosemary.overell@otago.ac.nz This presentation considers hikikomori as willful subjects. The hikikomori are a portion of the…

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Beatlemania at Monash! The Beatles’ Week at the JSC

During the week of 7-9 March, the Japanese Studies Centre (JSC) featured two Beatle-themed events to kick off the 2018 seminar series. The first was an academic launch of the JSC director Carolyn Stevens‘ new book, The Beatles in Japan.  The volume was introduced by Dr. Tina Weller (German Studies) with commentary from the School…

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