Literatures, Languages & Cultures



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

LLC at the Festival of Creative Learning 2019

Festival of Creative Learning 2019, 18-22 Feb, #FCL19
As the yearly celebration of innovation approaches, we take a look at the range of events involving staff and students from the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures (LLC).

My summer as an Employ.ed intern

As applications open for this year's Employ.ed on Campus Internships, Róisín MacFarlane (Web, Communications and Social Media Intern 2018), looks back on her 12 weeks in post.

Meet our graduates: Katherine Irving

A film programmer and educator, Katherine completed our Film Studies MSc in 2014 and is now based in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. She also teaches at Boston College.

Meet our graduates: Ian Kapuza

A Russian Studies and Politics graduate, Ian is now a Foreign Affairs Specialist at the United States’ National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA).

A royal visit to the archives

HRH The Princess Royal, Chancellor of the University of Edinburgh, has visited the refurbished School of Scottish Studies Archives. We talk to three students who met the Chancellor during her tour.

Up for a blether

We chat to English Literature PhD student Veronica Vivi about LLC Blethers, an annual evening of academic storytelling.

Representing LGBT+ people on campus

We talk to Students' Association LGBT+ Officer, Natasha Ion (a French and History student), about fostering a vibrant queer community.

Fostering a family atmosphere

We talk to Siobhan Park (Japanese and Linguistics MA Hons) about Japanese Studies Peer Support success in the Students' Association Impact Awards.

Why learn languages?

Second year German and Linguistics student, Tara Haworth, shares her thoughts on the importance of studying languages and her experiences to date.

Meet our graduates: Davina Hill

Having graduated with an MA Hons in Chinese and French in 2015, Davina is now taking the Fast Stream through the Civil Service as part of a leadership development programme.