Modern Languages

Transnational Modern Languages: A Handbook

By Jennifer Burns and Derek Duncan (eds) The term ‘handbook’ probably suggests some kind of guide or even instruction manual informing the reader what they need to know to get on top of a particular topic. Transnational Modern Languages: A Handbook has a different set of ambitions and priorities, not least because ‘Transnational Modern Languages’ … Continue reading

Modern Languages

Transnational German Studies: Embracing Travels of the Mind

By Rebecca Braun & Benedict Schofield This blog shares some key insights we have gained from editing the volume Transnational German Studies. We are presenting them here in the form of three provocations – provocations for research and teaching in German Studies and the Modern Languages, but also for the Arts and Humanities more widely. … Continue reading

Enlightenment

Digitizing the Enlightenment

Simon Burrows and Glenn Roe are the editors of the July volume in the Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment series, Digitizing Enlightenment: Digital Humanities and the Transformation of Eighteenth-Century Studies, which is the first book length survey of the impact of digital humanities on our understanding of a key historical period and paradigm. In … Continue reading

History

Black troops were welcome in Britain, but Jim Crow wasn’t: the race riot of one night in June 1943

This piece was originally published by The Conversation. Bullet holes found in the wood surrounds of the NatWest Bank in Bamber Bridge, in Lancashire in the north of England, in the late 1980s led to the rediscovery of an event that saw some of the few shots fired in anger in England during World War … Continue reading

Journals, Modern Languages

Call for Papers! Bulletin of Hispanic Studies invites proposals for its 2023 Special Issue slot.

The Bulletin of Hispanic Studies invites proposals for its 2023 Special Issue slot. Special Issues should focus on a particular theme, time period, approach or other area of interest that falls within the remit of the Bulletin of Hispanic Studies, broadly defined as encompassing all aspects of literature, linguistics, culture, cultural history, film and visual … Continue reading