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Zeynep Köylü and Kristina Ehrsam participate in podcast roundtable «Women in Science»

On 26th February 2024, Zeynep Köylü and Kristina Ehrsam were guests in the podcast series of the European Network on International Student Mobility (ENIS), discussing the topic of 'Women in Science'. Together with the presenter and two…

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Andrew Shields and Master's student Rachael Moorthy interviewed on their Taylor Swift seminar

In their appearance on teleBasel they spoke about the contents of their co-taught course and why Ms Swift's song texts are worth while being critically analysed from a literary studies point of view.

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"Zwischen Pop und Poesie: Ein Einblick ins Taylor-Swift-Seminar"

Baseljetzt journalist Larissa Bucher, intrigued by the topic of Andrew Shields' and Master's student Rachael Moorthy's co-taught seminar on Taylor Swift, attended a course session and in a video challenged students to guess what quotes…

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Annual Report 2023 out now

The Annual Report 2023 of the Department of English is published and available for download.
M. Aversa farewell

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In memoriam Marianne Beatrice Aversa-Muscheid (1939-2023)

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Marianne Beatrice Aversa-Muscheid at the age of 83.

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New publication by Dr. Olena Dubenko

in the volume presenting a collection of papers from the conference "Translation Studies in Ukraine as an Integral Part of the European Context" held in Bratislava on May 12–13, 2022.
Pragmatics and Translation

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Edited collection on “Pragmatics and Translation”

Miriam Locher, Daria Dayter and Thomas Messerli are happy to announce the appearance of this edited volume which presents innovative research on the interface between pragmatics and translation. Taking a broad understanding of translation,…

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Start-up Grants, CHF 30,000 each: Call for Applications

The Doctoral Programme in Literary Studies of the University of Basel calls for applications for two one-year start-up grants of CHF 30,000 (start: 1 April 2024).