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

Breathing new life into Early Modern research

Literature and History PhD student, Thom Pritchard, talks to us about the student-run Edinburgh Early Modern Network of postgraduate students and staff.

Judging the James Tait Black Prizes 2019: Karolina Oleśkiewicz

We chat to the Playwriting MSc student about the impact of the Drama Prize on her own creative development.

Off the Shelf – book history students push the boundaries

MSc Book History and Material Culture students, Amber Matthews and Hailey Brock, talk about the highlights and challenges of organising the mini-conference, Off the Shelf.

LLC at the Edinburgh summer festivals 2019 - part three

Here's what we're up to as part of the Edinburgh International Book Festival (10th – 26th August 2019).

LLC at the Edinburgh summer festivals 2019 - part two

From Shanghai with Love - Fashion Show/Exhibition return to Playfair library on 23 & 24 August
Here's what we're up to as part of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the Just Festival (2nd - 26th August 2019).

LLC at the Edinburgh summer festivals 2019 - part one

Here's what we're up to as part of the Edinburgh International Film Festival (19th to 30th June 2019).

PhD graduate wins Man Booker International Prize 2019

Jokha Alharthi reflects on her time in a "literature paradise" as a postgraduate student of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies in Edinburgh.

From cyberpunk to information science via our MA in Japanese Studies

Callum Sarracino, a fourth year student of Japanese, traces his journey from manga fan to speech contest prize winner and a Daiwa Foundation Scholarship.

What’s it like to help out at one of Edinburgh's leading European film festivals?

We talk to Film Studies MSc student Simon Galván about developing his skills at the fifth annual Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival.

Meet our graduates: Harriet Warman

Based in the Scottish Borders, Harriet completed our Film Studies MSc in 2010 and is now Partnerships Coordinator at Regional Screen Scotland. She is also the founder of feminist film project, Behind the Curtain.