Lecture: Decoding Pasts, Building Futures

10/23/2009

Inaugural Lecture “Decoding Pasts, Building Futures”

by Richard Beacham, Charlotte Roueché, and Harold Short

Friday 23 October 2009

17.30, Edmond J Safra Theatre, Strand Campus, King’s College London.

http://www.kcl.ac.uk/schools/humanities/week/arts/pastfuture.html

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The Gift of Speech

10/23/2009

Here is an interesting article about ‘Ciceros’ of our times: http://www.guardian.co.uk/culture/charlottehigginsblog/2009/oct/20/classics-barack-obama (link will open new window). Sometimes one wonders who gets insulted most by these historical analogies: Cicero, Obama, or Mandelson?


Lost in translation?

10/11/2009

The opening words of the Christian Bible reconsidered: creation or separation? (And will the creationists turn into separationists now?)

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/religion/6274502/God-is-not-the-Creator-claims-academic.html

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BMCR reviews of linguistic publications – October 2009

10/08/2009

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