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.

Language Station: Transhistorical Translations

King's College London, Anatomy Museum, Level 6, King's Building, Strand, London, WC2R 2LS

Language Station Workshop

Anatomy Museum, King's College London, Strand, London, WC2R 2LS

Digital Modern Languages Seminar

King's College London, Lecture Theatre 2, Bush House (S) 4.04, 30 Aldwych, London, WC2B 4BG

PhD Forum: Worldmaking in Process

Queen Mary University of London, Room 3.27, Bancroft Building, Mile End Rd, Bethnal Green, London E1 4NS

  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