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September 2019

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

September 25, 2019 - September 27, 2019

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 journeys across the Mediterranean by refugees fleeing persecution and warfare; the loss of family and friends; the loss of home; the challenge of integrating the…

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October 2019

Critical Language Research: Applied Linguistic and Anthropological Approaches

October 25, 2019
Newcastle University

A workshop to be hosted at Newcastle University, organised by the Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) and the School of Modern Languages at Newcastle University. More details to follow.

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

October 31, 2019 - November 1, 2019
Senate House, University of London, Malet Street
London, WC1E 7HU United Kingdom
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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 Writing). Translated literature notoriously accounts for only 3.5% of published literature in the English-language book market, and less than one-third of this is women-authored. Women…

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November 2019

Proletkult and the Languages of Modernity

November 30, 2019 at 11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Senate House, University of London, Malet Street
London, WC1E 7HU United Kingdom
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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 peaked in 1920, when it spread like wildfire before its imminent demise. Despite its short lifespan, it was widely influential. This workshop aims to explore…

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December 2019

Saved by the Digital: Ladino communities of the XXI century

December 6, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Senate House, University of London, Malet Street
London, WC1E 7HU United Kingdom
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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.

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