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.

Languages Future Conference CfP

Language Acts and Worldmaking is pleased to announce its next conference 'Languages Future' will take place Monday 27 - Tuesday 28 April 2020 at King's College London. The CfP deadline is 20 December 2019.

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.

Barrio (II)

Southwark Playhouse, 77-85 Newington Causeway, London, SE1 6BD

Cove Park Translation Week

Cove Park, Peaton Hill, Cove, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, G84 0PE

Global Latin American Voices

Roundhouse, Sackler Space, Chalk Farm Road, London, NW1 8EH
  1. Travelling Concepts

    Words in action

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  2. Translation Acts

    Worldmaking on stage

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  3. Digital Mediations

    Mapping multilingualism and digital culture

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  4. Loaded Meanings

    New worlds for old words

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  5. Diasporic Identities

    Teaching languages, mediating cultures

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  6. Language Transitions

    Moving through languages
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