Jewish Studies, Journals, Literature, Modern Languages

Modern Languages Open launches new Special Collection, Rethinking Minor Literatures

Modern Languages Open, a fully Open Access platform, is pleased to announce the launch of its newest collection, Rethinking Minor Literatures. Guest edited by Dr Godela Weiss-Sussex (University of Cambridge) and Dr Maria Roca Lizarazu (University of Birmingham), the special collection re-reads Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari’s much-debated notion of “minor literature” in the context … Continue reading

Journals, Modern Languages

CFPs for ECRs! MLO’s Comparative Literature section invites submissions.

Modern Languages Open Call for Papers Calling all Comparative Literature Early Career Researchers! Modern Languages Open's Comparative Literature section is actively considering submissions. The section aims to provide a dynamic snapshot of current thinking around issues of critical importance to Comparative Literature within a Modern Languages framework, and to encourage further discussion around the same … Continue reading

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