Study Portuguese at ANU

Portuguese can now be studied  online for credit at the Australian National University. You can join online courses from any Australian University through cross-institutional enrolment. Applications can be made here. If you would like further information, contact the course convener, Dr Fabricio Tocco.

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INGS-Japanese Event

Towards greater inclusivity for gender and sexual diversity in Japanese language education and learning spacesThis event is to officially launch the International Network of Gender, Sexuality & Japanese Language Education (INGS-Japanese) with a talk by researchers in the field of critical pedagogy and language education. INGS-J aims to build greater inclusivity for gender and sexual diversity in Japanese language education…

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Job vacancy (Italian)

The ANU School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics seeks to appoint a Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer/ Associate Professor in Italian. The successful candidate will take a key role in the Italian program in the School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics (SLLL). The appointee will be expected to have an active research agenda in Italian Studies (covering any period from the Renaissance…

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Job Vacancy (Translation)

A qualified translator and/or academic is encouraged to express their interest in teaching Japanese into English translation as part of the Master of Translation studies, at the University of Western Australia.The teaching consists of 3 contact hours x 12 weeks, taught remotely (Microsoft Teams) to 8 to 10 students. Past teaching material and assignment mechanism will be made available to…

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Extended Date for Early Bird Registrations

The date for Early Bird Registrations for the LCNAU colloquium has been extended to October 25. If you wish to benefit from this advantageous rate, go to

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Commemorating the Death of Dante

What can Italian teaching learn from Dante not as a poet, but as the world’s first language planner?Professor Emeritus Joseph Lo Bianco, University of MelbourneDate: Monday 18 OctoberTime: ACDT: 5:30-6:30pmMode: Via Zoom, to register, go to this presentation, Professor Lo Bianco will explore a much less recognised achievement of the great and foundational poet of Italian and Italy. He…

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Translation and Interpreting Seminar

Subject: RMIT Language and Culture Seminar Series (LACSS) 7 When: Tuesday 19 October 2021, 4.30-5.30pm (AEDT). Speaker: Ms Eni TampubolonTopic: The State of the Legal Interpreting Profession in Indonesia Interpreters play an important role in assisting intercultural communities to communicate, thus furthering an economic, political, and humanitarian agenda, and assisting people to access the same opportunities when seeking justice. This…

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The Japanese Studies Association of Australia (JSAA) and The Australian National University present an exciting public event within the JSAA 2021 Virtual Conference hosted by the University of Queensland.  Experts share their perspectives on the importance and impact of Japanese (and other) language education in universities and beyond in the workplace, as well as their thoughts on key graduate outcomes in our increasingly global…

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Building a Career with Asian Languages

The Australian Society for Asian Humanities has organised a Zoom panel and Q&A to discuss career prospects for students of Asian languages. The event will take place on 2 September 2021 at  6pm (AEST). Details on how to enrol for this online event can be found here. This panel will demonstrate how Asian language training is useful and relevant across…

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Colloquium Registration now open

Registration is open for LCNAU's 6th National Colloquium, Decentring and Diversifying Languages and Cultures. Take advantage of Early Bird rates until 8 October. For further information, go to, where you will also find the registration page. A reminder that proposals for papers and workshops are still being accepted until September 17.

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