Languages in contact: social, cultural, and formal analysis

Trgovski dom, Corso/Korzo Verdi 52 Gorizia/Gorica, Italy Organised in partnership with the Slovene Research Institute (SLORI), the University of Udine (Italy) and the University of Nova Gorica (Slovenia), this conference will explore language contact phenomena among minorities and/or border communities in Italian/Slovenian border region. Programme 8.30-9.00: Registration 9.00: Welcome speeches 9.30-11.00: PART 1 9.30-10.00: Janice […]

Modos de producción, revolución y transición al capitalismo en América Latina

Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Sevilla Ctra. de Utrera, 1, 41013, Sevilla, Spain

This international conference is hosted in collaboration with Universidad Pablo Olavide, Seville, and Universitat Jaume I. Poster Call for Papers For more information please contact: This event is organised by the Institute of Modern Languages Research in collaboration with the Universidad Pablo de Olavide and Universitat Jaume I

Embodied Encounters and the Senses in Modern Languages

Senate House, University of London Malet Street, London, United Kingdom

This half-day workshop will explore research across languages as an embodied, sensory process. Scholars working with film, literature and participatory methods will focus particularly on questions of positionality and the role the senses play in the experience of the languages, cultures and objects we research. We will explore the opportunities and challenges of carrying out […]

Transnational and Translingual Urban Writing

Senate House, University of London Malet Street, London, United Kingdom

This symposium aims to examine cultural manifestations of the movement and encounter between nations, cultures and languages in urban environments. It will straddle the literary disciplines as well as art history, architecture, visual studies, film studies, cultural geography and theory. Architecture and Urbanisation Francophone Perspectives Fluid Practices Writing the City CLICK HERE FOR PROGRAMME AND […]

Beyond Words: Multimodal Encounters in Translation

Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Research into the theory and practice of translation has traditionally focused on the conversion of source texts into target texts. However, during the past decade the rise and sprawl of digital media has ensured that interconnections between different visual, aural, and oral modalities have acquired much greater cultural prominence – a development that has destabilised […]

Living with/on the Border: writers, language and identity in north-east Italy from the end of World War II to the present.

Senate House, University of London Malet Street, London, United Kingdom

This conference examines writing and identity in north-east Italy. We will explore the experiences, reflected in writers from the 1940s to the present, of the migrations of peoples between ex-Yugoslavia and Italy as a result of the end of WWII and its on-going aftermath. These experiences were often traumatic and are reflected in culture, language […]

Proletkult and the Languages of Modernity

Senate House, University of London Malet Street, London, United Kingdom

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 […]