Languages & creativity

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How subtitled films can help you learn a language

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What do Modern Languages students do after graduating?

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Life in a multilingual community

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Conference 2018

We are inviting abstracts for presentations from Early Career Researchers for our conference on Creative Multilingual Identities.
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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.


Embodying Ideas: The Creative Power of Metaphor

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Strand 2.


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

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Strand 3.


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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Great writers inspire at home: M. NourbeSe Philip

Radcliffe Humanities, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6GG
26 Jun 2017
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Book launch: Tamim Al-Barghouti's poetry collection 'In Jerusalem'

Khalili Lecture Theatre, SOAS, University of London
26 Jun 2017
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Arabic Poetry and Stories Translation Workshop

Room S118, Paul Webley Wing (Senate House, North Block), SOAS University of London
27 Jun 2017
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