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”, 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).
Our latest publication in the Studies in Modern and Contemporary France series, A Vehicle for Change, looks at popular representations of the automobile in 20th-Century France. Its author, Éamon Ó Cofaigh, takes a seat for an exclusive Q&A for the LUP blog.
The team at Liverpool University Press are thrilled to announce that our Opening the Future library membership programme has reached the threshold needed to begin funding its first two titles, made fully open access through subscribing libraries’ memberships.
The latest in our Q&A series sees Dr Lisa Algazi Marcus talk about her new monograph, 'Mother’s Milk and Male Fantasy in Nineteenth-Century French Narrative', discussing the role of breastfeeding in nineteenth-century France and its representations in literature of the period.