Languages & creativity

Explore all our blog posts here, or see the latest post for each category below.

Multilingual books

How curiosity led me to learn 7 languages

Read more
Mosque in Senegal

Why language skills are a priority for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Read more
Image of inscription: A Translation from one language to another

A Tale of Two City Guides: multilingual identity, writing, and translation

Read more

23 May, Oxford

Join us for a lunchtime talk by Dr Francesca Citron on how we engage more emotionally with metaphorical expressions.
Read more

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

Go to strand 1
Read more
Strand 2.

Naming

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

Go to strand 2
Read more
Strand 3.

Intelligibility

Creating Intelligibility across Languages and Communities

Go to strand 3
Read more
Strand 4.

Creative Economy

Languages in the Creative Economy

Go to strand 4
Read more
Strand 5.

World Literatures

Creativity and World Literatures: Languages in Dialogue

Go to strand 5
Read more
Strand 6.

Prismatic Translation

Creating New Meanings: Prismatic Translation

Go to strand 6
Read more
Strand 7.

Language Learning

Linguistic Creativity in Language Learning

Go to strand 7
Read more

What's happening at Creative Multilingualism

Browse our social media and events.

Event

Oxford Translation Day 2018

St Anne's College, Oxford and other venues
08 Jun 2018
Find out more

Workshop

Multilingual Performance Project: South West Launch

Prime Theatre @ the Wyvern, Swindon
20 Jun 2018
Find out more

Concert

We are Children of the World – A Multilingual Concert

Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford
27 Jun 2018
Find out more