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Easter Vacation

BCLT will be closed for the Easter holiday from Thursday 17 April – Friday 25 April inclusive.  The office will re-open on Monday 28 April.  

Please note that the University of East Anglia, where BCLT is based, will also be closed from Thursday 17 April – Tuesday 22 April inclusive.

A very happy Easter from everyone at BCLT.

BCLT Academic Director

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Duncan Large as BCLT Academic Director. 

Duncan will be joining us in the summer from the University of Swansea, where he is Professor of German and Head of the Department of Languages, Translation and Communication, and where he has also been responsible for developing MA programmes in Literary Translation, in Comparative Literature, and Translation with Language Technology.

He is internationally known as a critic, editor and translator of Nietzsche, and is co-editing the definitive English language Complete Works, published by Stanford University Press. He has taught and written extensively in the connected fields of German literature, Anglo-German cultural relations, and the history and theory of translation itself. He is currently writing about the German-language reception of Laurence Sterne. His distinctive experience will bring a new voice and new possibilities to BCLT at a time of exciting transition.


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