Workshops on Computer-Assisted Literary Translation (CALT) at Swansea University

Swansea University, Keir Hardie Building 149, College of Arts and Humanities, Sketty SA2 8PP

Swansea Translating and Interpreting Group is delighted to announce two 2-day workshops at Swansea University on Computer-Assisted Literary Translation (CALT) – part of the Open World Research Initiative: "Cross-Language Dynamics: Reshaping Community" - Translingual Strand, with additional support from Swansea’s Language Research Centre. First Workshop: 25-26 January 2019 Keynote speaker Prof. Dorothy Kenny, Professor in […]

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 […]

Celebrating Multilingualism on the Page and in the Classroom

Senate House, University of London Malet Street, London

Are you a literary translator interested in multilingual writing? Or a secondary school English teacher with multilingual students in your classes? Join us for an afternoon of parallel workshops exploring how hybrid identities express themselves creatively on the page and in the classroom, and how you can harness that creativity in your work. The workshops […]

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 […]

Art Book Exhibition

Pem People Pop-Up Shop 91 Peckham High Street, London

Join the Open World Research Initiative and the Latin American Youth Forum for a cartoneras exhibition, showcasing a creative community engagement project for and by young Latin Americans in south-east London. In collaboration with Building Young Brixton and the IndoAmerican Refugee and Migrant Organization (IRMO). Event poster   El cartel

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 […]