Skip to main content


The School of Modern Languages provides a cutting-edge environment for both disciplinary and interdisciplinary scholarship. Recognised as a centre of excellence for research into the languages, literatures, histories, linguistics, visual cultures, and cultural identities of Europe and beyond, the School is founded on a dynamic and forward-looking research ethos in which impact on our local and global contexts is a key priority. We host or co-host a number of research groupings, including the:

Opportunities for research exchange are facilitated in a variety of contexts that are open to both staff and postgraduate students. These include:

  • a School seminar series themed each semester to promote sustained dialogue and collaboration among colleagues from inside and outside Queen’s on key research questions;
  • informal research-in-progress workshops; and
  • interdisciplinary seminars run by the research Groups and Fora  

Research interests

For more information on our individual research interests and publications, please see our staff profiles.

School Research Seminars


Past Research Seminars

Modern Languages Seminar Series, Semester 1, 2012-13: Intermediaries/Intermedialities
Modern Languages Seminar Series, Semester 2, 2012-13: Time and Space
Translation and Interpreting Seminar Series 2012-13
Modern Languages Seminar Series, Semester 2, 2011-12


Details of forthcoming and previous conferences hosted by the School can be found in the Conference section.