Literatures, Languages & Cultures



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

Travelling light

We talk to School Rep, Georgie Harris, about mental health and wellbeing while studying abroad.

Five reasons to study abroad

Recent graduate, Aleksandra Milewicz, talks about her experiences of spending a year in Russia.

Meet our graduates: Manon Haag

A graduate of our MSc in Film, Exhibition and Curation, Manon is the Marketing Co-ordinator of the Africa in Motion film festival.

Swapping the classroom for the screening room at this year’s ESFF

We talk to Film Studies MSc students, Nina Halton and Dumitrita Pacicovschi, about their involvement in the fourth Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival.

Meet our graduates: Bruce Thomson

Having recently completed an MA (Hons) degree in Scandinavian Studies, Bruce has gone on to win an Emerging Translator Mentorship funded by the Royal Norwegian Embassy.

Meet our graduates: Carolina Orloff

A Latin American Literature PhD graduate, Carolina is the co-founder of publishing house, Charco Press.

Putting the Welcome into Welcome Week

We talk to two Welcome Week helpers about meeting and greeting new students and helping them settle in to LLC.

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.