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Article on Modern Languages and Digital

  Thea, Tori and Claire have contributed to a collaboratively-authored article that has just been published on Modern Languages Open –  a peer-reviewed platform for the open access publication of research from across the modern languages to a global audience. Entitled ‘Modern Languages and the Digital: The Shape of the Discipline’, the article is the result … Continue reading

Great Panel on Latin American Digital Culture at SLAS 2016

The 2016 Society for Latin American Studies conference and its specific focus on the theme of ‘building bridges’ and ‘respositioning the field’ provided a great opportunity for a panel on Latin American digital cultures on Friday last week. Although it was one of the very last panels of the conference, it was well attended and … Continue reading

Launch of Centre for World Cinemas and Digital Cultures

The official launch of the Centre for World Cinemas and Digital Cultures at the University of Leeds took place last Wednesday (4 November). There was a full house for the afternoon’s series of presentations, featuring most prominently the work of digital artist María Mencía. This was all rounded off by a very convivial wine reception … Continue reading

Centre for World Cinemas and Digital Cultures: Launch Event

A reminder to our readers that the Centre for World Cinemas and Digital Cultures at the University of Leeds will be holding its launch event on Wed 4, November, 2015, 3-5pm, Clothworkers North Cinema. This will be followed by a wine reception. Guest speakers include the digital artist María Mencía and the cybercultural critics David … Continue reading

Centre for World Cinemas and Digital Cultures – Launch Event

The Centre for World Cinemas and Digital Cultures at the University of Leeds will be holding its launch event on Wed 4, November, 2015, 3-5pm, Clothworkers North Cinema. This will be followed by a wine reception. Guest speakers include the digital artist María Mencía and the cybercultural critics David Bell and Elena Trubina. All welcome.

New Centre for World Cinemas and Digital Cultures at University of Leeds

On 1 August 2015 the Centre for World Cinemas, based in the School of Languages, Cultures and Societies at the University of Leeds, officially became the Centre for World Cinemas and Digital Cultures (CWCDC). The change in name marks both a logical development of the Centre’s interests given the increasingly digital nature of film production … Continue reading

Digital art in Montevideo and Buenos Aires

We just came back from an exciting trip to Argentina and Uruguay where we ran a series of events and activities on the AHRC-funded project Latin(o) American Digital Art.  Our first stop was Montevideo, where we were welcomed by the internationally recognised artist Brian Mackern, who had been  our Artist in Residence in Liverpool in October … Continue reading

Check out our Twitter Galleries in Storify

In April and May we launched two exciting Twitter galleries, Cities in Dialogue and Brian Mackern’s This Too Shall Pass.  Now, you have the chance to see the images again, check out all the fuss we caused online and learn more about these great artworks! Follow these links to see our amazing Twitter stories in Storify: … Continue reading

We are now on the front page of UoL news!

We are delighted that the news on our April’s Twitter Gallery featuring amazing images from Brian Mackern’s This Too Shall Pass has made it to the front page of the University of Liverpool news. The article gives details about the gallery, explains how to win a signed poster by the artist and a first edition copy of … Continue reading

PhD funding available at Queen’s University Belfast: ‘Documentary, digital technologies and urban change in Brazil’

One Department for Employment & Learning (DEL) Strategic Award is available for full-time postgraduate PhD research in the School of Modern Languages, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Queen’s University Belfast. Supervised by: Dr Tori Holmes (Lecturer in Brazilian Studies, School of Modern Languages) and Prof. Cahal McLaughlin (Professor of Film Studies, School of Creative Arts) … Continue reading

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