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Disrupting Digital Monolingualism

Venue: Online
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Event Date: 16/06/2020 - 17/06/2020

An international workshop on languages in critical digital theory and practice

  • To map the current state of multilingualism in digital theory and practice through, and across, languages and cultures
  • To identify areas of linguistic (especially Anglophone) bias and ‘language indifference’ in digital methodologies and infrastructure
  • To discuss the value and role of languages in digital theory and practice and their implications for language study and professions
  • To bring together experts in languages-driven digital study and practice to discuss priorities for future action and potential collaboration
  • To explore emerging models for linguistic diversity and languages-aware digital practice in academia, education and private/third sectors and to document best practice

The event is organised by researchers from King’s College London and the University of London, as part of the Open World Research Initiative.

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