• Print

LTS publishes articles on the topics which are the focus of the Research Priority Area: Language, Texts and Society. This includes:

  • Literary interventions: studying the ways in which literary texts intervene in their sociopolitical contexts
  • Translating cultures: focusing on translation, cultural transfer, language policy, image and identity construction
  • Performance con/texts: investigating relationships between performances and audiences
  • Texts in professional and educational contexts: language learning and teaching; professional communications in first, second or foreign languages
  • Innovative methods to investigate language and texts

Latest issue - Issue 1, Spring 2017



  • Melanie Fitton-Hayward, Katrina Wilkins, Nicola Thomas, Samuel Cooper, Abdulmalik Ofemile
  • Download foreward

Caso Colosio: Re-examining Historical Narratives

Trading on Strikes: Trade Unions in Steve Ely’s ‘Ballad of the Scabs’ and Helen Mort’s ‘ Scab’

A Discussion of Cultural Studies and Contemporary Television

Book Reviews



We welcome proposals for articles on any topic relevant to the interests of the RPA on an ongoing basis. Send submissions to

We also welcome proposals for book reviews and translations into English of CC:BY articles originally published in other languages. Contact for more information.

Our journal uses MHRA style; please ensure all submissions are formatting in accordance with MHRA conventions.


World-class research at the University of Nottingham

University Park
+44 (0) 115 951 5151

Athena Swan Silver Award