"liverpool university" blog posts
How language and immigration are connected, and why we should care
Both in the UK and Europe, immigration is at the forefront of many of today’s political debates. Immigration and language are inextricably tied: For immigrants, knowing the language of their new community can play an important role in their ability to fully participate in day to day life.
Posted on: 21 September 2017
Black German - researching the moving story of Theodor Michael
“There were Black Germans?” My students are always surprised to learn that there were and are a community of African immigrants and Afro-Germans that dates back to the nineteenth century - and sometimes earlier.
Posted on: 27 April 2017
Bubbly and celebrations at our winter graduation 2016
Celebrating with our graduating students is always special and last week was no exception when we held our winter graduation reception.
Posted on: 13 December 2016
A ghostly and shadowy world - why we love Nosferatu
There's no doubt that vampires continue to be a fascination in the world of film. (Remember that tiny movie called 'Twilight'?) But this Halloween we are thinking back to where it all started: F. W. Murnau’s 'Nosferatu' from 1922.
Posted on: 24 October 2016