Journals, Modern Languages

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.

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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).

Journals, Modern Languages

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.  

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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).

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Introducing “Slavic Studies Goes Public – Who? What? Why? Where? When?”: a Modern Languages Open Special Collection

This month we launch a special collection in Slavic Studies at Modern Languages Open, comprising of six short essays and three critical-creative pieces. Victoria Donovan, James Rann, and Darya Tsymbalyuk, who guest edited the collection, explain how it came about and what it aims to achieve. The collection emerges from the British Academy-funded workshop “Slavic … Continue reading