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Digital Modern Languages (Virtual) Seminar

The next Digital Modern Languages virtual seminar takes place on Wednesday 22 July 2020, 3.30-5pm (BST). The seminar includes the following 15 minute presentations, followed by a question and answer session with all presenters:

  • Erdal Ayan (Kassel University/Herder Institute) – Using NLP & Network Approaches/Techniques to Explore Comparative Opinions and Topics in Newspaper Clippings from Cold War Era
  • Simona Scanni (University of Birmingham) – Effectiveness of Online Language Learning: A Case Study of Italian as a Foreign Language
  • Sevita Caseres (University College Cork) – Amateur Subtitling Practices: A Netnographic Study of Communication and Work Practices in French Online Translation Communities

For further information including paper abstracts, and for advance registration, which is essential in order to be given access to the seminar, please visit this link: https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22672

The Digital Modern Languages seminar is part of the AHRC-funded Open World Research Initiative, and is supported by OWRI projects Cross-Language Dynamics: Reshaping Community and Language Acts and Worldmaking, and by the AHRC Leadership Fellow for Modern Languages (Janice Carruthers). The series is convened by Paul Spence (King’s College London) and Naomi Wells (Institute of Modern Languages Research).