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).
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
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
Liverpool University Press (LUP) has been at the forefront of Open Access (OA) since 2010 (as part of OAPEN-UK with Jisc). We were the first publisher to sign up to Knowledge Unlatched; we launched Modern Languages Open in 2014, a peer-reviewed online platform for the OA publication of research from across the modern languages; we have created innovative OA … Continue reading
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