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November 2017

Who tells your story? Latin America at the British Library

November 18, 2017

How will our stories be found and our lives remembered in the future? And how might our stories connect with those who’ve gone before? This workshop invites Latin Americans in the UK to explore these questions through the physical and online collections of the British Library. Participants will also share their own objects and materials such as songs, websites or books, as we explore what we would like to be remembered and what we may want to be lost or…

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May 2019

Digital Modern Languages Seminar Series Launch

May 21, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bush House Lecture Theatre 2, 30 Aldwych, London, WC2B 4BG

Professor Claire Taylor, University of Liverpool: 'Points of Intersection: Digital Modern Languages' Abstract: In my talk I would like to explore the points of interconnection that have arisen in recent years between Modern Languages and the digital broadly conceived, this latter encompassing digital humanities, digital culture, digital pedagogy, and many more. Starting from an overview of recent developments in Modern Languages research that have engaged with the digital, I subsequently set out the crucial contributions that Modern Linguists can make…

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June 2019

Digital Diasporas: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

June 6, 2019 at 9:00 am - June 7, 2019 at 5:00 pm
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. However, such research risks remaining isolated within disciplinary silos, often despite the similar processes, practices and materials studied. This conference aims to inspire greater dialogue…

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