With only 2 weeks left I’m really excited that hot off the press are the final versions of the Vocal Scores for the fantastic singers. Not got your ticket? Not to worry, simply click here
There is just over one month to go! Have your tickets?
Yesterday the fantastic choir and I had our 5th rehearsal, and I’m delighted with how the music is shaping up. Here is a glimpse of the Conductor’s score
This weekend I had the privilege of attending LinguaMania and the Creative Multilingualism Launch Conference at the University of Oxford.
The most exciting part is that it is one of four newly established research projects funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) under their Open World Research Initiative (OWRI).
On top of this, there are a host of projects that have now concluded or are concluding – all of which look at an area of linguistics, translation and/or language.
This is what I’ve discovered:
- creative multilingualism
- cross-language dynamics
- multilingualism: empowering individuals, transforming societies
- language acts and worldmaking
Translating Cultures (I have posted a selection of the many projects that exist)
- Translating Music
- Towards a History of Modern Foreign Language Teaching and Learning (MFLTL)
- Researching Multilingually at the Borders of Language: the Body, Law and the State
- Transnationalizing Modern Languages: mobility, identity and translation in modern Italian cultures
- Translation and Asylum Claims: matters of law, language and silence
- British Inter-University China Centre (BICC)
- Centre for the Advanced Study of the Arab World (CASAW)
- Centre for East European Language Based Area Studies (CEELBAS)
- Centre for Russian, Central and East European Studies (CRCEES)
- White Rose East Asia Centre (WREAC)
I have just booked my free tickets to two exciting launch events hosted by ‘Creative Multilingualism – The creative force of linguistic diversity.’ This new four-year research programme is “investigating the interconnection between linguistic diversity and creativity” and for my purposes it is really satisfying to know that there is going to be a lot of work and research invested in the crossover between languages and the arts/creativity!
Yesterday and today is InDialogue, an event that brings together artists, musicians, dancers and experts who all use Dialogue in their work to share and present their art. I had the privilege of premiering my track ‘Empires of the Word’ at Nottingham Contemporary and briefly talking about it afterwards. For more info visit www.facebook.com/InDialogueUK or indialogue2014.wordpress.com