Modern Linguists must craft their own reforms to reclaim the future of their discipline, write professors Stephen Hutchings and Yaron Matras. They call on universities to develop a compelling vision for Modern Languages research and teaching, and to capitalise on the immense value of the multilingual communities in which large universities are located.

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http://projects.alc.manchester.ac.uk/cross-language-dynamics/modern-linguists-must-craft-reforms-reclaim-future-discipline-2/

A shorter version appeared in THE and can be accessed here:

https://www.timeshighereducation.com/blog/modern-languages-four-reforms-reclaim-future-our-discipline