our words make worlds

Language Acts and Worldmaking is a flagship project funded by the AHRC Open World Research Initiative, which aims to regenerate and transform modern language learning by foregrounding language's power to shape how we live and make our worlds.

Worldmaking Fair: Languages Now

Language Acts and Worldmaking is pleased to announce the launch of its Worldmaking Fair, a season of events on the theme of 'Languages Now', running May-Sept 2019

Impact on Curriculum Innovation

The Language Acts and Worldmaking team have received four King’s Curriculum Innovation Awards to develop new interdisciplinary and service modules for undergraduate students.

Out of the Wings Forum Cfp

Language Acts and Worldmaking invites proposals for its forthcoming forum for researchers and practitioners, 'Worldmaking on Stage and the Work of Theatre Translation Beyond the Stage', taking place 30 July 2019 at King's College London.

Worldmaking Live

King's College London, 8th floor (North), Bush House, 30 Aldwych, London WC2B 4BG

Mobilizing New Digital Worlds: The Stakes of Postcolonial Digital Humanities

King's College London, Bush House Lecture theatre 1, BH(S)1.01, 30 Aldwych, WC2B 4BG

Multilingual Digital Storytelling, Museum Artefacts and the Arts

Goldsmiths, University of London, Centre for Language Culture and Learning, Top Floor Margaret Macmillan Building

Language Acts and Worldmaking Debates: Linguistics in MFL A-Levels Project

University of Westminster, RS UG04 (Upper Ground floor), 309 Regent St W1 2UW


Gamified Language Learning: A Treasure Hunt

Al-Andalus as a Travelling Concept

  1. Travelling Concepts

    Words in action

  2. Translation Acts

    Worldmaking on stage

  3. Digital Mediations

    Mapping multilingualism and digital culture

  4. Loaded Meanings

    New worlds for old words

  5. Diasporic Identities

    Teaching languages, mediating cultures

  6. Language Transitions

    Moving through languages