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Conference review: Performing Multilingualism in World Literatures

Mis à jour : 8 Nov 2018

Thu, 11th Oct 2018

Strands 4 (Creative Economy), 5 (World Literatures) and 6 (Prismatic Translation) crossed paths on 20-22 September 2018 at the second international conference organized around Performing Multilingualism in World Literatures: Aesthetics and Activism held at Exeter College in Oxford.

The creative, intellectual and critical presence of Strands 4 and 6 at Strand 5’s conference fostered dialogue among the various parts of the Creative Multilingualism project and pushed the agenda of Strand 5 even further. Together, project leads and conference participants (with a total of 24 interventions), we challenged and escalated the questions raised at our earlier international conference on Multilingualism and Multilingual Identities in World Literature with regards in particular to definitions of language and multilingualism, identity politics and language hierarchy, and performative potentials of multilingualism. Read more...>>>>>