This month sees the launch of a new special collection on Modern Languages Open that rethinks methodological approaches in sociolinguistics since Covid 19. The collection includes cutting-edge contributions from the postgraduate community that explore novel ways of applying research methods in a rapidly evolving research climate. Here, the co-editors of the collection, Nicola Bermingham, Stefania Tufi, and Claire Nance explain the research context and thinking that informs this collection of essays.
Introducing ‘Language and Education in the Lusophone Countries: Theory and Practice’: A Bilingual Modern Languages Open Special Collection
This month sees the launch of a new special collection on Modern Languages Open that brings together both academics and practitioners working on language and education in the Lusophone world and is bilingual in English and Portuguese, thus maximising opportunities for dissemination and impact and challenging the anglocentricity of academic scholarship. Here, editor Nicola Bermingham explains the research context and thinking that informs this collection of essays.
Introducing ‘Watching the Transnational Detectives’: A Modern Languages Open Special Collection
Introducing “Watching the Transnational Detectives”, an MLO Special Collection that examines the popularity and reception of foreign language crime dramas in the Anglophone context. Guest edited by Dr Rachel Haworth (University of Leeds) and Dr Angela Kimyongür (University of Hull).
MLO’s Digital Modern Languages section invites submissions: Early Career Reseachers welcome.
The Digital Modern Languages section of Modern Languages Open is inviting proposals for articles to contribute to an open special issue. Open Access article processing charges will be covered by the section using funds graciously provided by King’s College London. Proposals should be broadly connected to research and teaching in Modern Languages which engages with digital culture, media and technologies.
Digital Modern Languages Section Launch Issue: a Modern Languages Open Special Collection
We are pleased to introduce the Digital Modern Languages Section Launch Issue. The issue explores both digital transformations in the study of modern languages and cultures, and the role of multilingual and transcultural perspectives in making sense of digitally mediated methods, platforms and spaces. The collection is published Open Access and is guest edited by Paul Spence (King’s College London) and Naomi Wells (School of Advanced Study, University of London).