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).
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).
Modern Languages Open, a fully Open Access platform, is pleased to announce the launch of its newest collection, The global crisis in memory: populism, decolonisation and how we remember in the twenty-first century. Guest edited by Eva Spišiaková, Charles Forsdick, and James Mark, the special collection looks at populism, decolonisation and how we remember in … Continue reading
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