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Resyllabification in Spanish and its impact on spoken word boundary detection
14
Aug
2018

Resyllabification in Spanish and its impact on spoken word boundary detection

Spanish exhibits processes of resyllabification that provoke misalignments between word boundaries and syllabic structure. That happens when word-initial...
Book Reviewing in the Australian Literary Field
09
Aug
2018

Book Reviewing in the Australian Literary Field

Most of the writing about books that is published in Australia takes place outside the academy: more than 3,000 book reviews are published each year in...
Analysing the Nightmare: Reflections on Rape Culture in South Africa
03
Aug
2018

Analysing the Nightmare: Reflections on Rape Culture in South Africa

South Africa has the highest rate of rape in the world. The 2010 statistics list the number as 1 324 reported rapes per million people and then acknowledge...
Heal the self, not the system: sexual violence in the global yoga industry
02
Aug
2018

Heal the self, not the system: sexual violence in the global yoga industry

The ascent of the global yoga industry is no doubt in part about women’s reclamation of control over their bodies; yet, it is also a site of rampant and...
Give the Black Girl the Remote: Decolonising and Depatriarchalising Technology in Black Panther
02
Aug
2018

Give the Black Girl the Remote: Decolonising and Depatriarchalising Technology in Black Panther

In Ryan Coogler’s 2018 film, Black Panther, the small African kingdom of Wakanda is situated on a huge vein of vibranium, the strongest and most versatile (...
Symposium "Cultures of Sexual Assault"
02
Aug
2018

Symposium "Cultures of Sexual Assault"

While questions of sexual harassment, assault and violation have a long and widespread history, in 2017 they exploded with new energy. Under the sign of the...
TRANSLATION MASTERCLASS
27
Jul
2018

TRANSLATION MASTERCLASS

Translating texts and speech Who’s speaking to whom? Traditionally, translators tended to be trained to translate the written word, leaving the spoken word to...

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