Events

This page lists events hosted by UQ's School of Languages and Cultures or events hosted by organisations with which we have an affiliation.

Attending online events

We host and occasionally reocrd our online events using Zoom. If you are new to Zoom, please read our tips for how to set up and use Zoom.

Chinese Writing Contest 2022

4 October 2022 8:30am14 October 2022 3:00pm
Schools that teach the Chinese Language in Queensland are invited to participate in the 2022 UQ Chinese Writing Contest.

Pragmatic Contrasts and the Use of the Cultural Filter in Translation

7 October 2022 2:00pm3:00pm
This joint Studies in Culture & Translating and Interpreting seminar will be presented by Professor Dr Svenja Kranich from the Excellence University of Bonn.

German at UQ - Celebrating Milestones Inaugural Anniversary and Alumni Gala Dinner

9 October 2022 6:30pm9:30pm
Please join us as we celebrate more than 110 years of teaching and learning German at The University of Queensland and the 10th anniversary of the UQ German Club.

2023 Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme Information Session

11 October 2022 2:30pm3:30pm
This information session provides a great opportunity to learn more about the JET Programme and how to apply for 2023, hear about the experiences of former JETs, and ask questions about living in Japan.

Work, Study and Explore Argentina

14 October 2022 9:00am9:45am
Join us and the Consul-General of Argentina and discover this amazing opportunity to work, study, and explore Argentina as a UQ student.
Rosemary Narrurlu Plummer and Samantha Disbray at Barkly Regional Arts, Warumungu Country, Tennant Creek

Go GLAM – Collaborations in language-arts research

14 October 2022 4:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Samantha Disbray from UQ School of Languages and Cultures

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The travels of Marco Polo: Information extraction and visualisation of historic travel literature

26 September 2022 8:00pm9:00pm
Andreas Niekler from the University of Leipzig will present the preliminary work on the analysis of travel literature using Marco Polo's travel diaries as an example.

Girls loving girls' stories in Japan: "S" in shōjo literature and beyond

16 September 2022 1:00pm2:00pm
This joint Studies in Culture & Translating and Interpreting seminar will be presented by UQ School of Languages and Cultures HDR Student, Saffron Nyx.

A Brief Overview of Maintenance Engineering at QANTAS

16 September 2022 10:00am11:30am
This MAJIT forum will be presented by Mr Daniel Costello from QANTAS.

Careers Chat with Learning Designers

15 September 2022 2:00pm3:00pm
What is learning design? Join us for an interactive careers chat with a panellist of Learning Designers and discover what this exciting career involves.

A Snapshot of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Languages across Queensland

9 September 2022 4:00pm5:00pm
Presented by Desmond Crump from UQ's School of Languages and Cultures

#TheRealHansFallada

9 September 2022 1:00pm2:00pm
This joint seminar series with the Translating & Interpreting cluster will be presented by Dr Geoff Wilkes on the topic of #TheRealHansFallada.

Yanagi Soetsu's Activities in Korea Prior to the Establishment of the Mingei (Folk Craft) Movement

9 September 2022 10:00am11:30am
This session will be presented by Dr Penny Bailey from UQ School of Languages and Cultures

Secondary Grammaticalization of an Immediate Anteriority Marker in Cantonese

2 September 2022 4:00pm5:00pm
This week's seminar will be presented by Pun Ho Lui from UQ's School of Languages and Cultures

The impact of heritage language proficiency on English as an additional language: Disentangling language and cognition

2 September 2022 2:00pm3:00pm
This seminar will be presented by Professor Peter Siemund from the University of Hamburg.

UQ Embassy Internship Program Information Session and Q&A

2 September 2022 10:00am11:00am
Do you have an interest in utilising your Spanish proficiency and an interest in experiencing Latin American culture and diplomacy and international relations?

Computational Thinking in the Humanities Workshop

1 September 2022 5:00pm8:00pm
This is a 3-hour online workshop featuring two plenary talks, lightning presentations, as well as a panel discussion.

Current Status of Korean Studies Education and Textbooks in Thailand

31 August 2022 4:00pm5:00pm
The 16th Webinar on Korean Studies will be presented by Dr Soontaree Larprungrueng from Burapha University, Thailand.

Industry Chat with Study Queensland

31 August 2022 3:30pm4:30pm
Hear about career opportunities available to Applied Linguistics, Linguistics and Language Students.
a group of 4 students (in university) looking at a laptop.

Intersectionality and Cultural and Linguistic Diversity: The unconscious mind and its biases

31 August 2022 12:00pm1:00pm
This Multicultural Queensland Month, Dr Seb Dianati will discuss how education providers can support students in developing their soft skills and expand their creativity, adaptability, compassion, and innovation in becoming more culturally intelligent.

Careers in Language Teaching

29 August 2022 4:00pm30 August 2022 5:00pm
The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and the School of Languages and Cultures invite you to join the online career seminar, Careers in Language Teaching.

Electro-magnetic reception in Gurindji people

26 August 2022 4:00pm5:00pm
This week's Linguistics Seminar will be presented by Professor Felicity Meakins from UQ's School of Languages and Cultures

Patents and Patent Translation

26 August 2022 10:00am11:30am
This week's special guest will be freelance translator, Mr Jarred Tucker.

Language tech - speech recognition and notebook text analytics

19 August 2022 4:00pm5:00pm
This week's seminar will be presented by Ben Foley from UQ's School of Languages and Cultures

The Diversity of Food and Gender in Yoshinaga Fumi's Manga: What Did You Eat Yesterday? and Ooku

19 August 2022 10:00am11:00am
This week's MAJIT forum will be presented by Dr Tomoko Aoyama, Honorary Associate Professor from the School of Languages and Cultures, at the University of Queensland, on the topic "The Diversity of Food and Gender in Yoshinaga Fumi's Manga: What Did You Eat Yesterday? and Ooku"

Going Borderless: reframing additional language skill as a game-changing career strategy for all

16 August 2022 12:00pm1:00pm
This Multicultural Queensland Month, Dr Angie Knaggs will unpack how we can reset the value proposition of additional language skills as a crucial career enhancer.

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