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(Not) lost in translation: Arts PhD student Adolfo Gentile explores the establishment of an Australian institution

Adolfo Gentile is about to complete his PhD: ‘A policy focused examination of the establishment of the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI) in Australia’. NAATI is the body responsible for setting and monitoring the standards for the translating and interpreting profession in Australia. In this interview, Adolfo talks about his long and…

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Monash Arts PhD candidates co-edit Verge 2017: Chimera

Verge is an annual collection that highlights the best creative writing from Monash University students, and the 2017 edition of Verge, entitled ‘Chimera‘, was co-edited by Monash Arts PhD candidates Aisling Smith, Bonnie Reid and Gavin Yates. This thirteenth edition of Monash’s creative writing annual collects work inspired by the ‘Chimera’ theme: reflecting something desired but always out of…

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Creating a nexus at Monash for a stronger Korean Studies

The Korean Studies program at Monash University has been awarded a 5-year Core University Grant of up to $1 million (875 million Korean won) by the Academy of Korean Studies (AKS), Korean Studies Promotion Service (KSPS) a division of the Ministry of Education, Republic of Korea. The title of the project is ‘Creating a Nexus…

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“Ukraine and Europe” published

Recently published: Ukraine and Europe: Cultural Encounters and Negotiations. Ed. Giovanna Brogi Bercoff, Marko Pavlyshyn and Serhii Plokhii. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2017. viii+461 pp. “There is an intensity and richness to this superb collection of articles on Ukrainian engagement with Europe that make it one of the most important volumes on the cultural…

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Monash academic speaks at ‘the greatest literary show on earth’

Billed as the ‘greatest literary show on earth’ the Zee Jaipur Literary Festival (JLF) welcomed more than 350,000 visitors in 2017. Those numbers look set to grow in 2018 as thousands of enthusiasts moved through the Diggi Palace gates to experience the festival. The event showcases a range of voices from India and abroad. This year, one of those voices was Monash Arts academic Dr. Mridula Nath Chakraborty.

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Monash students chosen by Japanese Government for JENESYS program

Monash students Patrick Ng, Yasmin Poole, Ethan Ward and Connie Zai were amongst 35 students from across Australia selected for the Japan-East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youths (JENESYS) program in November. Fully sponsored by the Japanese government, JENESYS is a flagship public diplomacy program that hosts young student leaders from around the world each…

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The Faculty of Arts Teaching and Learning Awards and Citations 2017

As a Faculty, we have had an excellent year of achievement in education. Both Dr Jonathan McIntosh and Associate Professor Kirsten McLean were recipients of Australian Awards for University teaching and we had unprecedented success in the Vice Chancellor awards with five recipients across the education categories. Vice Chancellor’s awards Dr James Roffee, Vice Chancellor’s Award for…

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Jessica Phillips awarded Cecile Parrish scholarship

Jessica Phillips, a graduate of the Honours program in Literary Studies in the School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics, has been awarded the Cecile Parrish Scholarship. This Scholarship is endowed by the Cecile Parrish Memorial Fund, established by the trustees of the late Renee Parrish of Singapore in commemoration of her daughter Cecile, a…

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Launch of Australian-first mental health study and guidelines by Monash T&I researchers and VIC government

Australian-first guidelines for specialist interpreters working in mental health settings, Mental Health Interpreting Guidelines for Interpreters, were launched at Eastern Health on Monday 4 December by the Victorian Minister for Multicultural Affairs Robin Scott, and LanguageLoop CEO Elizabeth Compton. The guidelines by Monash University Translation & Interpreting researchers outline the outcomes of interpreters and psychologists working together to…

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