Month: September 2023

  1. Graduate Researcher Series: an Interview with Menghan Wang

    Hangyu Zhang Menghan Wang is a second-year PhD student at the School of Languages and Linguistics of the University of Melbourne. Her research interests focus on embodiment and language processing. Her PhD project investigates the embodied mental simulation in Mandarin and English sentence processing under the supervision of Dr. Helen Zhao and Prof. Carsten Roever. […]

  2. SoLL Event: Eccellenze italiane. Figure per Italo Calvino – Italian Excellence. Illustrations for Italo Calvino

    The Italian Studies Program, together with the Italian Cultural Institute of Melbourne and Archives and Special Collections at the University of Melbourne, has organised an exhibition to celebrate the centenary of the birth of Italo Calvino (1923-1985), one of the greatest Italian writers of the 20th century. The exhibition is on display in the Baillieu Library, in the main study area of the first floor and on the stairwell of the third floor. It will be open until 30th November 2023. Valeria spoke with Elisabetta Ferrari, organiser of the exhibition.

  3. A Passion that Never Fades: Interview with Wenwen Yu, a Graduate from Master of Applied Linguistics

    Hangyu Zhang Wenwen Yu graduated from the Master of Applied Linguistics at the School of Languages and Linguistics in 2022. During her postgraduate study and after graduating from the university, she has been devoting herself to English language teaching for language learners from diverse backgrounds, such as Colombia, Thailand, Brazil, China, and Peru, to name […]

  4. SOLL Event: Mid-Autumn Festival and Traditional Vietnamese Children’s Games

    Our very own academic staff from the School of Linguistics and Languages, Dr Tess Do and Dr Trang Nguyen, together with Dr Vu Lan Anh Pham, are organising a traditional Vietnamese festival that showcases Vietnam’s folk games and artefacts. To celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival, mooncakes, spring rolls and tea will be served. The event is […]

  5. SOLL Event: The Great Book Swap 2023

    Felicia speaks to Dr Bill Forshaw about his participation in the Great Book Swap at SOLL, and his book 'NT Mob Sharing Stories in Language'.

  6. Archival Research: Tips from an Archivist

    Helga Neumann is one of the archivists of the Academy of Arts in Berlin. Helga works in the Literature Archives, which Valeria visited twice this year for her PhD project. Valeria had the opportunity of working with Helga and speaking with her about her work, her love for literature and tips for conducting archival research.