Across Languages: Translingualism in Contemporary Women’s Writing

Senate House, University of 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Transnational Perspectives on the Study of Spanish in Society

The University of 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 […]

Proletkult and the Languages of Modernity

Senate House, University of 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. […]

Saved by the Digital: Ladino communities of the XXI century

Senate House, University of London

Further details to follow: 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.