Journals, Modern Languages, News

LUP: Open With Purpose

As a non-commercial university press, we are committed to Open Access. This year has seen exciting new developments in areas of our OA content and 2021 will see the introduction of two new OA journals. To celebrate Open Access Week 2020, we’d like to shine a light on our OA content that aims to make … Continue reading

Modern Languages, postcolonial studies

Singing the Law: Oral Jurisprudence and the Crisis of Colonial Modernity in East African Literature by Peter Leman

Shortly before Singing the Law appeared in print but shortly after the staggering reality of the Covid-19 crisis was becoming clear, I received a phone call from a close friend in Uganda. He’d seen news reports about the pandemic’s spread in the U.S., and he wanted to know how my family and I were doing. … Continue reading

Journals, Modern Languages, News

Critical Digital Pedagogies in Modern Languages – a Tutorial Collection

This month we launch a special collection of self-learning online tutorials exploring critical pedagogies in Modern Languages. Paul Spence, who co-edited the collection with Renata Brandao, explains how the collection came about and what it aims to achieve. The research was carried out as part of the Language Acts and Worldmaking project, funded by the … Continue reading

Journals, Modern Languages, News

Introducing Digital Modern Languages: Critical Digital Pedagogies in Modern Languages – a Tutorial Collection

Modern Languages Open, a fully open access platform, is pleased to announce the publication of a Special Collection edited by Paul Spence (King's College London) and Renata Brandao (King's College London) in the new Digital Modern Languages section. ‘Critical Digital Pedagogies in Modern Languages - a Tutorial Collection’ is an edited collection of online tutorials … Continue reading

Journals, Modern Languages

Modern Languages Open launches new Special Collection, The Global Crisis in Memory

Modern Languages Open, a fully Open Access platform, is pleased to announce the launch of its newest collection, The global crisis in memory: populism, decolonisation and how we remember in the twenty-first century. Guest edited by Eva Spišiaková, Charles Forsdick, and James Mark, the special collection looks at populism, decolonisation and how we remember in … Continue reading