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Introduction Programme Speakers Abstracts Practical Information Blog Video and Audio

9.30  - 10.00 Arrival and Registration –coffee provided

10.00 - 10.15      Welcome and Introduction to the Project

Paul Spence and Renata Brandão

10.15 -10.45       Keynote Speaker

Professor Claire Taylor (University of Liverpool)

Digital Culture and Re-thinking Modern Languages

10.45 -11.30      Panel discussion: what implications do digital culture & technology have for the future of modern languages research?

Tori Holmes (Queen’s University Belfast)

Guyda Armstrong (University of Manchester)

Inma Alvarez (The Open University)

11.30 - 11.45     Coffee break –coffee provided

11.45 - 13.15     Presentations 1

Thea Pitman (University of Leeds)

The Translingual Dimensions of Research on Digital Indigeneity in Brazil

Emanuela Patti  (University of Birmingham)

Digital Cultures and Modern Languages: Understanding Intermediality In The Digital Age

Ewan Cass-Kavanagh

Using digital techniques to create multi-vocal oral histories and participatory documentaries

Clare Hooper (Liverpool University Press)

Modern Languages Open: Facilitating Interdisciplinarity in the Modern Languages

13.15 - 14.00     Lunch break –lunch provided. 

14.00 - 15.30    Presentations 2

Saskia Huc-Hepher  (University of Westminster)

A Community Reborn: Archiving the London French Web

Caroline Ardrey  (University of Birmingham)

Visualising Voices: developing linguistically versatile digital audio analysis methods for poetry in performance

Katia Chornik  (University of Manchester)

Challenges in creating the Captive Songs / Cantos Cautivos archive, of musical experiences in political detention

15.30 - 15.45   Coffee break –coffee provided

15.45 - 17.00   Discussion in groups

17.00 - 17.30   Closing session