New Approaches to Transmedia and Language Pedagogy International Conference, 27th-28th Jun

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Date: Thursday 27th – Friday 28th June 2019

Time: All day

Location: Business School, Manchester Metropolitan University

Tickets: £150 | Concessionary rate (postgraduates): £80. Available here.

The Manchester Metropolitan University announces its “New Approaches to Transmedia and Language Pedagogy International Conference”, which will bring together international researchers in all areas of Modern Languages, Pedagogy and Transmedia.

This conference is being convened by the Manchester Metropolitan University and supported by the Open World Research Initiative (OWRI) project entitled ‘Cross-language dynamics: reshaping community’, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).

This is an inter-disciplinary conference and papers have been accepted from the following areas: audio-visual translation (AVT), social media as transmedia tool, Interlingual competence, film literacy and language teaching, MFL languages and media, transmedia storytelling, creativity in the language classroom, transmediality and conflict, educational platforms, augmented reality, and translingual art among others.

The selection of papers cover research from Brazil, Spain, Canada, Portugal, Argentina, Estonia, China, India, Germany and the UK. There are currently over 20 confirmed papers and two keynote speakers.
We aim to publish a selection of papers in an edited volume.

For more information on the conference, please contact Dr Carmen Herrero (c.herrero@mmu.ac.uk) and Ms Marta F Suarez (m.suarez@mmu.ac.uk), at the Manchester Metropolitan University. For more details of this project, see http://transmediaineducation.com.

Manchester Metropolitan University is committed to disability equality. If you have any access requirements, please let us know via 0161 247 6740 or email us at lucy.simpson@mmu.ac.uk before you arrive to help us to make sure that your visit to the event is as enjoyable as possible.

Event contact
Carmen Herrero · c.herrero@mmu.ac.uk

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