Modern Languages

Towards a Transnational Russian Studies

Transnational Russian Studies, the new book edited by Andy Byford, Connor Doak, and Stephen Hutchings, is the first volume to appear in LUP’s Transnational Modern Languages book series. The series aims to outline a fresh approach to research and teaching in modern languages, with the series editors hoping to move away from the traditional view that individual languages (e.g. French, German, or Russian Studies) function as individual siloes housing detailed expertise in France, Germany, and Russia, in favour of a vision of a unified modern languages field united by a common research question: how languages and cultures operate and interact across diverse axes of connection.

Journals, News

Modern Languages Open: Launch of the Digital Modern Languages Section

We are pleased to announce the addition of a Digital Modern Languages section to our open access platform, Modern Languages Open. The section will provide a space to reflect on the transformations wrought by new media and technologies across a range of fields of study, from cultural, linguistic and historical studies to more pedagogical perspectives. … Continue reading

Modern Languages

Intimate Frontiers: A Literary Geography of the Amazon – In Conversation with Felipe Martínez-Pinzón and Javier Uriarte

Felipe Martínez-Pinzón and Javier Uriarte's Intimate Frontiers: A Literary Geography of the Amazon is the latest publication in our American Tropics series. The articles compiled in this book discuss different aspects of the cultures and literatures of the Amazon, focusing not on its natural resources or opportunities for economic exploit, but on the richness that inhabits … Continue reading

Journals, Modern Languages

Charles Forsdick on publishing Modern Languages research Open Access

Throughout April, we've been focusing on Open Access content as part of our #LUP120 celebrations. Charles Forsdick is Chair of the Modern Languages Sub-Panel for REF 2021 and AHRC Theme Leadership Fellow for Translating Cultures. Charles has written Open Access articles for our journals Francosphères and Contemporary French Civilization, and for LUP's platform Modern Languages Open. He … Continue reading