Modern Languages and the Digital: The Shape of the Discipline

Emma Cayley, Kay Chadwick, Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Tori Holmes, Kirsty Hooper, Emanuela Patti, Thea Pitman, Daniel Purdy, Paul Spence, Claire Taylor, Niamh Thornton

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This article is the result of a Writing Sprint that was scheduled to celebrate Academic Book Week in November 2015. The article brings together scholars who use digital tools for their research, for online publishing, and/or who research the field of Digital Humanities. The debate within the article focuses on how digital technologies are changing the shape of Modern Languages research and teaching. The main questions explored in the article include data-driven projects in Modern Languages, digital archives in Modern Languages, the digital as object of study, digital ethnography, users and interfaces, and finally the Modern Languages research process.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages31
JournalModern Languages Open
Publication statusPublished - 17 Jan 2017


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