#PotW: Experimental Narratives: From the Novel to Digital Storytelling – 26/7 Feb

Major changes in the 20th- and 21st-century media landscape have raised a number of questions about the role of the novel in contemporary culture. Its main structural components seem to have been superseded with postmodernity. Some writers and critics claim that ‘the novel is dead’ (Shields) or ‘culturally irrelevant’ (Lee) in our society, whilst others defend… Continue reading #PotW: Experimental Narratives: From the Novel to Digital Storytelling – 26/7 Feb

#PotW: National Poetry Day – 2 October

National Poetry Day is the nation’s biggest celebration of poetry.  Everyone seems to be joining in, releasing poetry into the streets, squares, supermarkets, parks, train stations, bus-stops and post-boxes. We know of poetry police, poetry funeral directors, poetry ambulances. Add yourselves to the ever-growing list by tying verse on trees, to make a poet-tree. (They do in… Continue reading #PotW: National Poetry Day – 2 October

Institute of Modern Languages Research launches: An interview with Nicholas Harrison

The Institute of Germanic Studies & Romance Studies has now re-launched as the Institute of Modern Languages Research, continuing its mission to promote and facilitate research in Modern Languages in the UK. We have been interviewing experts in the field to learn more about where modern languages research is heading, and what role the Institute… Continue reading Institute of Modern Languages Research launches: An interview with Nicholas Harrison

#PoTW – Institute of Modern Languages Research Launch event – Post-National Modern Languages

A day of debate and discussion will (re)launch the Institute under its new name but will also emphasise its continuing mission to promote and facilitate research in Modern Languages in the UK. Despite or because of current challenges facing the sector, IMLR is determined to emphasise the pivotal role of Modern Languages in Humanities research.… Continue reading #PoTW – Institute of Modern Languages Research Launch event – Post-National Modern Languages