Graduate Talks Day

Wednesday, 13th December 2017 from 9.15am - 3.30pm in A315.


The School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics is delighted to invite you to attend the SLCL Graduate Talks Day!


  • 9.25 WELCOME


  • 9.30 Emma Dunne

‘Isabelle de Charrière: Staging Happiness’

  •  09.55 Helen McAlister

‘Literary Links: A Comparative Study of Francophone Caribbean and Migrant Literature’

  •  10.20 Edward O’Sullivan

‘Deadness in the Works of the Marquis de Sade’

10.45-11.15 COFFEE/TEA BREAK (A310)


  • 11.15 Emanuela Caffè

'Virginia Woolf's Influence on Elena Ferrante’

  • 11.40 Bianca Rita Cataldi

‘Adriano Olivetti: an Italian Story of Factories and Utopia’

  • 12.05 Annmarie Kelleher

‘El rostro español del hombre vacío: Spanish Poetry’s Manifestations of T.S. Eliot’s Hollow Man’

  • 12.30 Milica Djurdjevic-Flatley

‘Gender, Race, Class: Reading Through Competing Accounts of History in Rosario Castellanos' Balún Canán

13.00-13.30 LUNCH BREAK (A310)


  • 13.30 Arwa Alyami

‘Enhancing the Assessment Literacy of English Language Teachers in Najran, Saudi Arabia’

  • 13.55 Qing Liang Meng

‘Translation Competence: a Literature Review'

  • 14.20 Jiahan Xu

'China English: Historical context and linguistic features.'

14.40-14.45 COFFEE/TEA BREAK (A310)

  • 14.45 Juan Manuel Real Espinosa

‘Analysis of Didactic Material for Learning Spanish as a Foreign Language’

  • 15.05 Rosemary Shannon

‘Researching Irish-English through the National Folklore Collection’

  • 15.30  Endnote  - Jeanne Riou: SLCL Head of Postgraduate Studies