Across Languages: Translingualism in Contemporary Women’s Writing

Senate House, University of London Malet Street, London

Keynote speakers: Anna-Louise Milne (University of London Institute in Paris), Rebecca L. Walkowitz (Rutgers University) A Reading and Discussion with Katja Petrowskaja (Vielleicht Esther) and translator Shelley Frisch of the English translation, Maybe Esther, is scheduled as part of the conference on 30 May under the series Encounters: Writers and Translators in Conversation. This conference is organised by the Centre for […]

Digital Diasporas: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2HW

Venue: University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2HW CONFERENCE HOME PAGE Since Appadurai wrote on the intertwined phenomena of electronic media and migration as disruptive and defining features of modern subjectivity (1996), the relationship between digital technologies and diasporic communities has emerged as a critical area of study across a number of disciplines. […]

Configuring ‘World Theatre’

University of Edinburgh

Keynote speaker: Professor Osita Okagbue (Professor of Theatre and Performance at Goldsmiths University of London). Conference organisers: Julia Prest and Michael Wood (University of Edinburgh) The purpose of the conference is to unite scholars from Modern Languages departments and related disciplines within the Arts and Humanities for two days of discussion on the topic of […]

New Approaches to Transmedia and Language Pedagogy International Conference

Manchester Metropolitan University

The Manchester Metropolitan University announces its New Approaches to Transmedia and Language Pedagogy International Conference, which will bring together international researchers in all areas of Modern Languages, Pedagogy and Transmedia. Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Dr Alex Saum-Pascual (University of Berkeley, California), Robert Pratten (Conducttr). Conference organisers: Dr Daniel Escandell, Mrs Marta F Suarez, Dr Carmen Herrero […]

Transnational Perspectives on the Study of Spanish in Society

The University of Edinburgh South Bridge, Edinburgh

Languages travel and adapt to the new circumstances faced by their speakers. The growth of the Spanish language has always been transnational in nature, insofar as any expansion has been grounded in cultural and economic exchange. Therefore, at this conference, we wish to bring together those with scholarly interests in the situation of the Spanish […]

Exploring the Transnational Neighbourhood: Integration, Community, and Co-Habitation

A conference of the UCD Humanities Institute, University College Dublin in collaboration with the Institute of Modern Languages Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London, and supported by OWRI Cross-Language Dynamics: Reshaping Community - Translingual Strand. Click here for more details and to view the programme Global mass migration on an unprecedented scale; dangerous […]

Translating Women: Breaking Borders and Building Bridges in the English-language Book Industry

Senate House, University of London Malet Street, London

Deadline: 17 May 2019 Conference dates: 31 October - 1 November 2019, Senate House, University of London Organisers: Dr Olga Castro (Aston University), co-editor of Feminist Translation Studies (Routledge, 2017). Dr Helen Vassallo (University of Exeter), principal investigator of the Translating Women project. Dr Godela Weiss-Sussex (IMLR/OWRI, co-director Centre for the Study of Contemporary Women's […]

Proletkult and the Languages of Modernity

Senate House, University of London Malet Street, London

Proletkult refers to the Proletarian Cultural-Enlightenment Organization (Proletarskie kul'turno-prosvetitel'nye organizatsii). The institution was autonomous from the Bolshevik party, but is regarded by many as the cultural arm of the revolution. Founded in 1917, it was tasked with developing radical avant-garde aesthetics tailored to the working classes and their emergent role in modern industrial culture. Proletkult […]

Saved by the Digital: Ladino communities of the XXI century

Senate House, University of London Malet Street, London

Further details to follow: modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/20196 This event is organised by Language Acts & Worldmaking (KCL) with support from the Institute of Modern Languages Research and the Open World Research Initiative (OWRI) Cross-Language Dynamics: Reshaping Community, Translingual Strand.