Literatures, Languages & Cultures


News items from the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures.

Students run integration project for refugees arriving in Germany

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During the summer of 2016 students from the University were part of a project which aimed to help refugees arriving in Germany to integrate into their new home.

Quick news

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Short news items and achievements from across the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures

Shakespeare on Film

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Film Studies lecturer, Dr David Sorfa, delivers a new public lecture as part of the BFI's Shakespeare on Film season.

MSc Receives Accreditation

MSc students of the Centre for the History of the Book
The MSc in Book History and Material Culture has been accredited by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP).

University of Edinburgh Universitas 21 Global Ingenuity Challenge

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English Language and Literature student, Sue-Ann Cheow competed as part of the Edinburgh University undergraduate team at the 2016 Universitas 21 Global Ingenuity Challenge.

Literary voices vie for the UK’s oldest book prizes

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A fascinating blend of books by début and award winning authors forms the shortlist of Britain’s oldest literary awards.

Teaching winners honoured

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Arabic Teaching Fellow Marwa Mouazen recognised in the 2016 EUSA Teaching Awards.

Spy Week events give literary experts a licence to thrill

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The fictional and real worlds of spying and espionage are being explored during a literary Spy Week organised by the University of Edinburgh.

Queer/ing Film Festivals - Call for contributions

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Contributions by academics and/or industry professionals are invited for a proposed special issue of the peer-reviewed journal Studies in European Cinema, to be published in celebration of 40 years of LGBT/Q film festivals.

Queering German Culture - Call for papers

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Dr. Leanne Dawson is launching a call for contributions for a book on Queering German Culture, the 2016 Edinburgh German Yearbook published by Camden House.

Hollywood icon Oliver Stone talks films old and new at live event

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The celebrated writer, producer and director will discuss his illustrious career with University of Edinburgh experts at an event in Edinburgh’s Filmhouse.