Modern Languages Symposium┬┐

4th November 2011: The School of Languages will be hosting the Royal Irish Academy’s biennial Modern Languages Symposium on 2 and 3 December at the Aungier Street Campus. The 2011 theme of ‘Language, Migration and Diaspora’ is explored by some sixty speakers from across Europe and further afield. The conference pays particular attention to the influence, nature and development of migration culture, its literary presentation and tradition, issues of multiculturalism and the relationship between language and migratory identity. Historical narratives of exile as well as language policy are also examined.


Further information, registration and the current programme are available at For internal DIT enquiries/registration, please contact Susanna Nocchi at

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