On the occasion of the guest lecture on Australian Indigenous Art, delivered by Ruth Constantine (Second Secretary of the Australian Embassy in Vienna), the Australian Embassy made available an exhibition […]
Guest Lecture, Ms Ruth Constantine; Australian Embassy Location: HS 6 (Mensagebäude) Date/time: March 24, 10:00-11:30 Abstract Aboriginal Art, in particular the so-called ‘traditional’ forms such as the “Old […]
Abstract: In this talk, Megan Medeiros discusses the real-world application of Chicanx, Latinx, and Caribbean Studies through digital humanities with a special focus on the narratives of undocumented Americans. Her […]
Abstract: Critical Storytelling from Global Borderlands is situated on a road first paved by Gloria Anzaldúa. In this talk, Dr. Enríquez, will offer a glimpse into the work of many of […]
Am 05.11.2021 treffen sich Linguist*innen der AAU zu einem ersten Forschungsaustausch, um Gemeinsamkeiten und Synergien auszuloten und einen Überblick über aktuelle linguistische Forschung an unserer Universität zu erarbeiten. Aufgrund der […]
On September 2-4, 2021, the Department of English is hosting the International Online Conference “Narrative Encounters with Ethnic American Literatures,” convened by Alexa Weik von Mossner, Marijana Mikić, and Mario […]
Ateesha Sethia’s decision to study in Klagenfurt was a thoughtful one. After all, the student of English and American Studies, has seen over 50 countries and has lived in 7 of them before choosing to stay here. After growing up in a city of 15 million people, calling herself a “big-city-person”, she values Klagenfurt as a city that offers the best of both worlds – an abundance of nature and still, all the amenities of a big city.
Dr. Eva Graf is currently working on an exciting new research project about questioning sequences in coaching. She is building important groundwork to explore and improve the possibilities in the field of coaching. “In order to standardize coaching or to professionalize coaching, we not only need to know that it works, but we also need to very much know how it works,” says Graf.
What happens to feminism in the digital age? With her course, Nursen Gömceli offers students an opportunity to get insights into how digitalization has changed feminist activity in the 21st century. Students are engaged to find out how digital tools can be used to change things for the better.
Idioms are regarded as particularly challenging when it comes to learning a second language. And yet, the comprehension and appropriate use of these expressions can serve to demonstrate greater linguistic proficiency. An Austrian-Russian project is now set to explore how English language learners from two different linguistic and cultural backgrounds approach the challenge of learning idioms. The project is funded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF.