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Digital Mediations Presentations

Invited talks

  • 21 Apr 2021 Invited Workshop. Paul Spence. ‘Disrupting Digital Monolingualism: reflections’. Diversity Digital Hub. University of Bologna.
  • 10 Sep 2020 Invited talk. Paul Spence. ‘The role of the Modern Languages in decolonising the digital’. Decolonising Modern Languages: A Symposium for Sharing Practices and Ideas. University of Birmingham.
  • 29 May 2020 Invited talk. Paul Spence. Expert Meeting on Creative Translation and Technologies. University of Surrey.
  • 28 May 2020 Invited talk. Paul Spence. ‘Breaking Down Barriers Disrupting Digital Monolingualism’. DARIAH Virtual Exchange Session: The Scholarly Primitives of Scholarly Meetings. Online.
  • 10 Oct 2019 Invited seminar. Paul Spence. ‘The emerging UX (User Experience) of Modern Languages: Key trends in digital modern languages’. Digital Humanities series, Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies. University of Copenhagen
  • 26 Apr 2019 Invited talk. Paul Spence. ‘Bridges and chasms: on the relationship between (modern foreign) languages and
  • the digital humanities’. Paul Spence. Symposium on Transmedia Theory and Practice in Language Learning and Teaching. Manchester Metropolitan University
  • 15 Feb 2019 Invited talk. Paul Spence. ‘Towards a critical Digital Humanities-Modern Languages (DHML) research agenda’. Digital culture studies in Modern Languages symposium. Royal Holloway, University of London
  • 16 Jan 2019 Keynote talk. Paul Spence. ‘Are the Digital Humanities 'language insensitive’? Connecting debates about Modern Languages, global cultural representation in DH and the international classroom.’ 8th AIUCD Conference 2019 – ‘Pedagogy, teaching, and research in the age of Digital Humanities’. University of Udine.
  • 4 May 2018 Invited talk. Paul Spence. ‘Seven digital challenges for Modern (Foreign) Languages’. Exploring the Interface: Modern Languages and Digital Humanities Media Histories: From Manuscript To Digital Research Group, Department of Modern Languages, University of Liverpool.
  • 26 Apr 2018 Invited seminar. Paul Spence. Digital transformations in Modern Languages research. ‘Conflict and Change’ Research seminar series. School of Modern Languages, University of St Andrews.
  • 21 Mar 2018 Invited presentation. Paul Spence. ‘What language-based assumptions underpin the infrastructure and technologies we use, and how do they set the stage for the performance of language?’. Critical infrastructure Workshop. Hosted by King’s Digital Lab, King’s College London
  • 23 Mar 2018. Invited seminar. Paul Spence. ‘Filología y lenguas modernas ante los giros digitales’. Humanidades Digitales y Filología workshop. University of Cantabria.
  • 9 Mar 2018 Invited presentation at roundtable. Paul Spence. Multilingual Digital Authorship. University of Lancaster.
  • 6 Feb 2018 Keynote talk. Paul Spence. ‘Las lenguas modernas, las humanidades digitales y discursos de “disrupción”’. Ciclo de Conferencias y Talleres: “Filología y Humanidades Digitales”. Instituto de Investigaciones Filológicas, UNAM, Mexico.
  • 13 Oct 2017 Invited presentation. Paul Spence. ‘Digital Humanities pedagogy in an international dimension’. Inaugural event for Digital Humanities and Digital Knowledge (DHDK) MA programme. University of Bologna
  • 29 Jun 2017 Keynote talk. Paul Spence. ‘Mapeando las interacciones entre el multilingüismo y la cultura digital’. Congreso Internacional “Territorios Digitales” – Construyendo unas Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades Digitales. University of Granada.

Conference papers

  • 13 Apr 2021. Paul Spence. ‘Disrupting Digital Monolingualism’. Global Digital Humanities Symposium. Michigan State University.
  • 9 Jan 2020. Paul Spence. ‘Digital Modern Languages as a research agenda’ on Critical Engagements between Modern Languages and Digital Humanities panel. Modern Languages of America (MLA) conference. Seattle.
  • 11 July 2019. Paul Spence and Renata Brandão. ‘Topographies of Digital Modern (Foreign) Languages research.’ Digital Humanities DH2019 conference. Utrecht University.
  • 27-28 June 2019. Renata Brandão. 'Visualising Data: Digital literacies in Language Education'. Transmedia and Language Pedagogy conference. Manchester Metropolitan University.
  • 9 Apr 2019. Paul Spence and Renata Brandão. ‘Data, digital literacies and modern languages’. Association of Hispanists of Great Britain – Ireland conference. University of Durham.
  • 10 Jan 2019. Paul Spence and Renata Brandão. ‘Digital transitions in learning and teaching modern languages and culture’. Association of University Language Communities conference 2019. King’s College London.
  • 7 Sep 2018. Paul Spence. ‘Challenging interactions: on what Digital Humanities and Modern Languages can learn from each other’. Digital Humanities Congress. University of Sheffield.
  • 5-7 September 2018. Renata Brandão. 'A walk-through: digital literacies in Modern Language in Portugal and Spain'. Association for Contemporary Iberian Studies Annual conference. Universitat de Barcelona.
  • 13 Jun 2018. Paul Spence. ‘Digital Topographies of Modern Languages research’. Languages Memory conference. King’s College London
  • 26 Mar 2018. Paul Spence. ‘Critical digital literacy in the Modern Languages’. Digital Hispanism panel/ Association of Hispanists of Great Britain and Ireland 2018 conference. University of Leeds.
  • 7 Jul 2016. Paul Spence. ‘How is digital culture transforming knowledge production and why should Modern Language researchers care?’. Frameworks for collaboration and multilingualism Languages in Higher Education Conference 2016. University of Warwick.