The PLIDA (Progetto Lingua Italiana Dante Alighieri) certificate is an official Diploma issued by the Società Dante Alighieri under an agreement with the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It is recognised by the Italian Ministry of Labour and Social Policies and by the Italian Ministry of University and Research as a qualification for the proficiency in the Italian language for foreigners.
The Department of Languages and Cultures is delighted to welcome Bill Swainson as our publisher and editor in residence this academic year. Bill will be delivering workshops on publishing and editing literary translations as well as offering careers guidance and one-to-one translation surgeries for students working on their translation projects.
Emily Spiers’s short story ‘Foxhole’, about the potential consequences of chemical warfare and animal testing, has just been published in a ground-breaking new collection of modern fairy tales. The book is part of an ongoing project of the New Weather Institute.
DeLC is organising a number of field trips this coming Easter!
The Department of Languages and Cultures has gained a Bronze Athena SWAN award.