Tuesday, 23rd May (Cambridge)

1. This Thursday, 25th May, at 16:00 UK time, Diana Mazgutova & Judith Hanks from Leeds University present Examining L2 learners’ perceptions of their writing strategies on an intensive EAP course in the UK. More info and registration here https://www.ucl.ac.uk/ioe/events/2023/may/examining-l2-learners-perceptions-their-writing-strategies-intensive-eap-course-uk

“Diana and Judith will discuss their project aim, which was to investigate second language learners’ perceptions of their writing strategies.”

2. Meet the Future of Literary Translation is a ‘showcase’ video from the National Centre for Writing here in the UK https://youtu.be/pvI3ka0vvmQ

and there’s an accompanying PDF, Emerging Literary Translators – 2023 here (and below) https://nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/ETM-anthology-web-FINAL.pdf

3. This film from the New York Times Cooking ‘On the Job’ series is about Celestino García, one of the very few bagel rollers left in New York City who still crafts bagels by hand, This Man Makes 3,000+ Bagels by Hand Every Day https://youtu.be/PXco1fwVPd0

Here’s a guide to How to Make Bagels by Claire Saffitz https://cooking.nytimes.com/guides/81-how-to-make-bagels and here’s the video version https://youtu.be/8l8BheCDjeA

And more films about different food businesses here! https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLYG6O_GQCZwjHuu5swGZ6c8sZq6SpC87q

4. And, finally, The Diamond by Vedran Rupic is an entertaining short film (14 mins long) about a solitary man who looks for love and friendship in all the wrong ways. https://www.newyorker.com/culture/screening-room/a-loners-misadventures-in-the-diamond

More of Rupic’s short films here https://www.riffrafffilms.tv/directors/vedran-rupic/ Try Horse, a Salvatore Ganacci music video – scroll down almost to the bottom of the page.

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