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*Deadline now passed* Job Vacancy: Marketing Assistant

Please note the deadline for applications for this job have now passed. Widely recognized for its progressive and energetic approach to publishing, Liverpool University Press (LUP) is an award-winning scholarly publisher, producing 150 books every year, 37 academic journals and 5 digital collections. The Press has grown significantly in recent years and is based in … Continue reading

Modern Languages

Glissant Translation Project: An interview with Charles Forsdick and Alexandre Leupin

Since Édouard Glissant’s death in February 2011, the work of the Martinican author and thinker has provided increasing number of readers with a unique insight into contemporary questions of globalization and its various impacts. Glissant’s writings reflect on slavery, racism, colonialism and the afterlives of empire, offering a vision of a culturally diverse and interrelated … Continue reading

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