Languages, Texts and Society Journal

An interdisciplinary postgraduate-run journal focussing on:

  • 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
  • Texts in socio-political contexts: considering the intersections of language with current political and social movements

Annual conference - Image(s) and Identities

Looking at the many ways that Image(s) and identity are constructed, framed and responded to in society.

Highly interdisciplinary, with academic and creative papers presented by postgraduates and early career researchers spanning a wide range of disciplines

  • Friday 15 July
  • Hybrid - Jubilee Conference Centre, Nottingham and online
  • Free

Full details of keynote speaker, panels and registration link


Latest content (Issue 5/Winter 2022)

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See all the individual articles and reviews in Issue 5


Previous editions

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Issue 1

Spring 2017

Spiral staircase in library

Issue 2

Spring 2018

Scratched graffiti style image of bald man

Issue 3

Spring 2019

Montage of various literary related images

Issue 4

Autumn 2020



About the journal

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Editorial Team and Academic Board

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Aims, access and licensing

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