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How 9/11 changed cinema

Posted on: 15 September 2021 | Category: 2021 posts

Image of the Conversation article.

Dr Maria Flood, lecturer in World Cinema, collaborated with Professor Micheal Frank from the University of Zurich to discuss and explore how 9/11 impacted cinema in an article for The Conversation. Below are some excerpts from the piece.

Our Favourite Places to Visit Outside of the City

Posted on: 8 August 2021 | Category: 2021 posts

Photograph of Crosby Beach

Sometimes you just want to take a break from city life, escape for a few hours. We know the feeling! We've put together a few suggestions of where you could go, including some stops along the way. So get your comfy trainers ready because you're about to go on an adventure.

Get your Language and Culture Fix this Summer

Posted on: 7 July 2021 | Category: 2021 posts

someone reading and drinking coffee at the park

If you’re planning to start a degree with us this year, there are plenty of ways you can get your language and film fix over the summer whilst doing a bit of preparation for your course. The Department of Languages, Cultures and Film has put together an extensive list of recommended resources in the list below. Some of these tie in directly with the modules you’ll be studying with us, as stated where applicable in the descriptions, but most are simply suggestions for broadening your appreciation and enjoyment of languages, cultures and film. Please don’t feel you have to purchase any resources as many will be available in the library or online when you arrive in Liverpool.

Welcome to the Department of Languages, Cultures and Film!

Posted on: 28 June 2021 | Category: 2021 posts

Languages Students sitting and chatting in the Language Lounge

We are delighted to announce that from 1 July 2021 the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures will change its name to the Department of Languages, Cultures and Film.

3VP at MLC – Translating memory – Hannah’s story

Posted on: 28 April 2021 | Category: 2021 posts

Collage of posters and images from A Museum for Me Research

Hannah Wilson (BA Modern Languages: Triple) spent Semester 1 on a Year 3 Virtual Placement or 3VP with the MLC research project ‘A Museum for Me’ led by Prof. Claire Taylor with Dr Lucia Brandi, which works with the National Museum of Colombia to produce educational materials on memory and representation.. Here, Hannah talks to the MLC blog about A Museum for Me product range, and her role as a 3VP intern.

Our Favourite International Oscar Nominated Films

Posted on: 28 April 2021 | Category: 2021 posts

Image of a roll of film tickets.

Awards season is in full swing and the most anticipated movie event of the year is finally upon us. The 93rd Academy Awards will be broadcast live from Hollywood on 25th April ready to crown 2020’s best productions and we can’t wait to see who the big winners will be this year.

Learning German - from beginner to prize winner

Posted on: 19 April 2021 | Category: 2021 posts

Student in graduation gown and cap

Isobel graduated in 2019 and here she tells us about her journey learning German at Liverpool - from starting as a beginner to becoming a prize winner!

Art everywhere – three ways to get your culture fix in Liverpool

Posted on: 8 April 2021 | Category: 2021 posts

Colourful mural

We are a resilient university in a city full of character. With spring arriving, it’s time to re-discover the streets of Liverpool to find some much-needed colour, joy and wonder.

A Talk with Eric Cohen: Son and Grandson of Holocaust Victims

Posted on: 7 April 2021 | Category: 2021 posts

a zoom call between son of holocaust victim Eric Cohen and final year German students. The image is split into nine sections with each individual in their own Zoom screen

On 8th of March 2021, German final-year students were fortunate enough to talk to Zeitzeuge Eric Cohen, a son and grandson of victims of the Holocaust.

Li Qingzhao (1084 – 1155) and her Ci’ (Lyric Poetry)

Posted on: 9 March 2021 | Category: 2021 posts

red traditional chinese temple with cherry blossom against a blue sky

Dr Penny Ding shares the story of Chinese female poet Li Qingzhao.

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    How 9/11 changed cinema

    Image of the Conversation article.

    Posted on: 15 September 2021 | Category: 2021 posts

    Dr Maria Flood, lecturer in World Cinema, collaborated with Professor Micheal Frank from the University of Zurich to discuss and explore how 9/11 impacted cinema in an article for The Conversation. Below are some excerpts from the piece.

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