María Antonia Mezquita Fernández, Assistant Professor at the University of Valladolid, Spain, will give a lecture on Thursday April 9th at 12:00 in room 106 in Oddi at the University of Iceland.More >
The lecture is entitled „Feminism and Identity Throughout the Works of the Canadian Writers Margaret Laurence, Alice Munro and Margaret Atwood : An Ecocritical Approach“.
Admission is free and all are welcome.
On the occasion of the retirement of Pétur Knútsson from the Department of English, Faculty of Foreign Languages, Literature and Linguistics, and in recognition of his significant contributions to both research and teaching, his colleagues call for contributions to a Festschrift in his honour.More >
The volume will comprise up to 15 papers, subject to peer review, with preference given to contributions in areas of special interest to Pétur (though proposals in other disciplines are welcome):
• linguistics, especially phonetics, phonology, prosody, dialects and language history;
• translation, phenomenology, hermeneutics;
• language teaching, especially pronunciation.
Papers should be 5-6,000 words in length and formatted according to the attached style guide. The attached template is pre-set-up with styles in accordance with our guide. Please send contributions to Matthew Whelpton (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Monday 27th May 2013. Submissions are welcome in both Icelandic and English.
[This publication is subject to adequate funding.]
Nobuyoshi Mori, Professor in Norwegian and Icelandic at the University of Tokai in Japan, will give a lecture this coming Thursday March 7th at 4 pm on his translations of Icelandic poetry into Japanese.More >
The lecture will take place in room 101 in Oddi at the University of Iceland.
The lecture will be given in English. Admission is free and all are welcome.