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

LLC at the Scottish International Storytelling Festival 2018

We highlight nine great events in Scotland’s annual celebration of live storytelling, oral traditions and cultural diversity.

What the Victorians Made of Romanticism - revealed!

Professor Tom Mole’s latest book has won the Media Ecology Association’s Dorothy Lee Award. We talk to him about the book’s innovations and about how our students can engage with its themes.

Outstanding Global Citizenship

We talk to Emily Lewis (recent Arabic and French MA Hons graduate) about success in the Students' Association Impact Awards, recognising the work of a group of volunteers in supporting their fellow students and the local community.

Meet our Undergraduate School Rep: Leah Duncan-Karrim

Leah, a second year student of Chinese, tells us about her plans for the role, which she'll hold for the 2018/19 academic year.

An inviting and welcoming community

We talk to Celtic Studies PhD student, Dhanya Baird, about her involvement in conferences and why the Celtic and Scottish Studies department is so special to her.

LLC at the Edinburgh summer festivals 2018 - part three

This summer sees dozens of festival events featuring our staff, students and alumni. Here's what's happening during the Edinburgh Fringe and International festivals (3rd to 27th August 2018).

LLC at the Edinburgh summer festivals 2018 - part two

This summer sees dozens of festival events featuring our staff, students and alumni. Here's what's happening during the Edinburgh International Book Festival (11th to 27th August 2018).

From the page to the stage

We talk to four students on our MSc in Playwriting programme whose work will be professionally read for a live audience as part of the 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Strengthening links with local communities

We talk to recent Spanish and Politics graduate, Georgie Harris, about her new full-time role as the Students' Association Vice President for Community.

Meet our graduates: Jack Smith

Based in the British Embassy in Beijing, Jack graduated in 2008 with an MA Hons degree in Chinese. He is Senior Communications Manager for UK Research and Innovation China.