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International Colloquium on “Language Skills for Economic and Social Inclusion”

October 12, 2017 @ 8:00 am - October 13, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany

This conference aims at exploring the relationship between individual language skills and people’s integration in the economy and in society in general with a special focus on the labour market. Language skills can be viewed as human capital having a positive influence on people’s income, employability and social inclusion. This …

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Soros Series: Militopucos’: James Joyce and Universal Language

October 13, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
CUNY Graduate Center, 365 5th Ave
New York, NY 10016 United States

Speaker: Nico Israel A discussion of passages addressing Esperanto in James Joyce's novels Ulysses and Finnegans Wake, as approached by a non-Esperantist literary scholar. At issue are Joyce's positions on art, language and gesture in an age of war. Nico Israel is Professor of English at the CUNY Graduate Center …

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