Proletkult and the Languages of Modernity

Proletkult and the Languages of Modernity

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...
Beyond Words: Multimodal Encounters in Translation

Beyond Words: Multimodal Encounters in Translation

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,...
Transnational and Translingual Urban Writing

Transnational and Translingual Urban Writing

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...