Languages & creativity

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Growing up in a multilingual family

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Infographic: which sectors do Modern Languages graduates work in?

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Photo of Harry Potter activity at LinguaMania

How Harry Potter helped to highlight Oxford's linguistic diversity

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Most languages?

Africa has more than 2,000 distinct languages, making it the most linguistically diverse continent in the world
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The research

Seven interlocking research strands investigating the creative dimension of languages - extending from cognition and production through to performance, texts and translation to language learning.

Strand 1.

Metaphor

Embodying Ideas: The Creative Power of Metaphor

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Strand 2.

Naming

Creating a Meaningful World: Nature in Name, Metaphor and Myth

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Strand 3.

Intelligibility

Creating Intelligibility across Languages and Communities

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Strand 4.

Creative Economy

Languages in the Creative Economy

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Strand 5.

World Literatures

Creativity and World Literatures: Languages in Dialogue

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Strand 6.

Prismatic Translation

Creating New Meanings: Prismatic Translation

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Strand 7.

Language Learning

Linguistic Creativity in Language Learning

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What's happening at Creative Multilingualism

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Event

Conference on 21st-century theatre: Playwriting without borders

Wolfson College, University of Oxford
06 Apr 2017
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Belarus Free Theatre, ‘Time of Women’

Leonard Wolfson Auditorium, Wolfson College, University of Oxford
06 Apr 2017
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Oxford Song Network hosts baritone Roderick Willams

Leonard Wolfson Auditorium, Wolfson College, University of Oxford
26 Apr 2017
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