Transnationalising Modern Languages: Mobility, Identity and Translation in Modern Italian Cultures: Critical Cultural Translation Workshop, Friday 12th June 2015, 9am – 5pm, Room 3169
Transnationalising Modern Languages looks at Italy and its histories of migration as a case study to shed light on how mobility changes people and culture over time as well as space.
We also want to start the process of reimagining Modern Languages as an academic discipline or subject area.
The aim of this workshop is to explore language and culture in ways that express the diverse sounds and cultures we experience as part of everyday life. We will look at the ways in which languages and cultures touch, merge and mutate in all forms of cultural activity starting with language itself but including music, art, sport, and photography.
Speakers at the workshop are all involved in the practice of cultural translation and exchange. Some of the work they are doing takes place in particular sites such as schools and universities, galleries and museums. Much of it takes places outside institutional spaces. All of it is innovative, creative, and transformative.
If you are interested in attending this event please RSVP to AHRC@qmu.ac.uk by 1st June 2015 to secure your place.
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