Literatures, Languages & Cultures


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

From Asian Studies classroom to the BBC studio

Teaching Fellow, Dr Lauren Richardson, talks to us about East Asian Relations and its relevance for understanding the current global political climate.

Student reading group grows into funded collaboration on literature and philosophy

We talk to the OverLAP team about their journey from kitchen conversation to international conference.

Sharing a love of literature with over 12,000 people around the world

PhD student, Anna Girling, talks to us about her role as a Teaching Assistant on the 'How to Read a Novel' MOOC.

PhD graduate wins Celtic and Scottish Studies’ second Zeuss Prize in two years

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Dr Anne Macleod Hill has been awarded Societas Celtologica Europaea’s prize for best new PhD thesis.

Spotlight on... LLC at the summer festivals

Word and Music Studies at Edinburgh
As Edinburgh celebrates its 70th anniversary as a world-leading festival city, we take a look at the range of events our staff and students are involved in this summer.

Playwriting students’ work ‘pre-views’ at Traverse Theatre

Extracts from new plays by five students on our MSc in Playwriting programme are being read for a public audience as part of the 70th Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Outstanding graduates win Arthur Kitchin Scholarships

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Two recent graduates from European Languages and Cultures have won this year’s Arthur Kitchin Scholarships, which are given by the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures to outstanding students beginning their masters studies.

Quick news

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

Students run integration project for refugees arriving in Germany

German refugee project participants
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.

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.