The internationally renowned Queen’s-based academic journal celebrated its centenary year with a symposium and dinner at the University on 14-15 September 2023.
SARC PhD Candidate Lara Weaver has been selected as one of 5 music creators commissioned to write a new work for the Crash Ensemble, Ireland’s leading new music ensemble.
The Public Record Office of Northern Ireland presents an engaging poster exhibition "Creative Responses to the Prisons Memory Archive." It was crafted collaboratively by storytellers and postgraduate students from Queen's University Belfast.
Rebekah Newnes, a second-year Broadcast Production student, wins the 2023 Kevin Greening Award for Creativity at the UK Student Radio Awards in London.
Va-Bene spoke about her life and work, the queer phobia that she experiences in Ghana and the racism that she has experienced in Europe, and ways in which she is using her artist body and its vulnerabilities to protest the Ghanaian bill.
Dr Leon Litvack, Principal Editor of the Dickens Letters Project, was interviewed by the Guardian, in connection with an archaeological dig on the site of the St Pancras Workhouse.
A documentary film on Dr Una Monaghan's work will premiere at Cork International Film Festival on Tuesday 14th November 23 and will be broadcast on BBC and RTÉ television in 2024.
The University of St Andrews Laidlaw Music Centre has appointed QUB Professor Piers Hellawell as its Honorary Professor of Composition.
Acclaimed writer, Gail McConnell along with writer, Jan Carson, poet, Stephanie Conn, and visual artist, Sharon Kelly has been presented with a Major Individual Artist Award.
Victoria Baltag, PhD student at Queen’s University Belfast will have the international premiere of her Romanian feature film "Pitesti Experiment" at the International Film Festival in Bogota, Colombia on 17 November 2023
Christopher Molloy, MA Film student, wins Young Journalist of the Year - Anjool Malde Awards 2023 (co-hosts Queen's University Belfast) for his short film The Quiet, Uncredited Photographer
Síobhra Aiken and Sophie Cooper were awarded the prestigious prizes at the annual American Conference of Irish Studies (ACIS), held in San José State University from 7–10 June 2023.
The School of Arts, English and Languages is delighted to congratulate Professor Maeve McCusker, winner of the prestigious R. Gapper Book Prize.
The Times of 10 April 23 reported on a new Dickens letter, in French, discovered by Leon Litvack, Principal Editor of the Dickens Letters Project. It provides clues concerning a missing Victorian painting of the death of the French playwright Molière
Dr Aoife McGrath (Drama) has been awarded an AHRC Networking Grant for the International Parenting and Dance Network (April 2023 - March 2025).
Congratulations to last years Broadcast Production graduates, Aisling Skillen, Andrew Ballentine, Oisin McCoy and Lynn Porter for their win at the Royal Television Society 2023 student awards for their final year documentary ‘Technical Difficulties’.
Professor Piers Hellawell’s new work Rapprochement (Concerto for Piano Into Orchestra) gets its world premiere from Clare Hammond (piano) and The Ulster Orchestra, conducted by Jamie Phillips, on Friday 24 March at 7.45pm in the Ulster Hall, Belfast
Dave Robb has just returned from a short tour in Germany where he performed shows in Berlin, Leipzig and Hoyerswerda together with musicians on the 'Gundermann in Europa' project.
Gandhi’s complex ties with Ireland and the Irish. The writings of Gandhi, who died 75 years ago today (30 January), reveal a tantalising breadth of Irish references
A massive congratulations to everyone involved in An Irish Goodbye which the BAFTA for Best Short Film at the awards ceremony which took place on Sunday 19 February 2023
Dr Leon Litvack held a hackathon event in London for coders and digital humanists, with the aim of using his database of Dickens’s correspondence as the basis for a game, to enhance research impact and engagement.
The School of Arts, English and Languages offers many congratulation to Bryan A. Whitelaw on being the recipient of this year’s Harry White Doctoral Prize.
‘Dessie: Glor na Bo Finne’, a new documentary produced by Broadcast Production’s Frank Delaney has been selected by broadcaster TG4 as their Christmas day documentary special.
Leon Litvack, Principal Editor of the Charles Dickens Letters Project, spotted two forgeries being offered at auction by Fonsie Mealy’s in Kilkenny.
Today’s edition of the Times (24 October 22) features a piece on a new Dickens letter, just published by Leon Litvack on the Dickens Letters Project website.
Prof. Mark Thornton Burnett (English/AEL), with Dr Taarini Mookherjee (Columbia University), has been awarded a British Academy Newton International Fellowship. The value of the award is £119,250.
Still Shielding, an QUB MA in Film production, has been selected for the 'Disappear Here Film Festival', Ballyliffin, Donegal 23-25, September 2022
Dr Michael Brown was in Washington DC (June 2022), where his film ‘Brick Mule’ won the Best Documentary Award at the Nepal America International Film Festival. Brick Mule was screened in the main theatre in the prime slot at the closing ceremony.
Final year French & Portuguese student, Ana Torres, is the winner of the prestigious Camões Institute 2022 Award for Best Final Year Student of Portuguese in the UK!
The Sunday Telegraph of 26 June carried a report of a new Dickens letter, found and published by Leon Litvack, Principal Editor of the Dickens Letters Project, that enhances what we know about the author’s abhorrence of the slave trade.
Based on the theme ‘Languages: The Key That Opens Doors’, Prof Isabel Torres, Prof Maeve McCusker and Dr Marcas MacCoinnigh were delighted to welcome so many to the first Forum for Modern Language Teachers on Friday 17 June.
Dr Gail McConnell, poet and Senior Lecturer in English at Queen’s University Belfast, has been announced as the winner of the 2022 John Pollard Foundation International Poetry Prize for her debut book The Sun is Open.
Professor Janice Carruthers has been made a Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques by the French Ambassador to the UK, Her Excellency Mme Catherine Colonna, at a special ceremony at Queen’s University Belfast.
Congratulation to Sophie Cooper, who has been awarded a Charlemont Grant by the Royal Irish Academy for the project 'Histories of Emotion in the Built Environment' (HEBE).
Four projects in the School have received funding for their collaborative research projects between academics and institutions in Ireland and in Northern Ireland under the first funding call from the North-South Research Programme.
The project, ‘Shakespeare and the Irish Actor’, brings experienced researcher Dr Emer McHugh (NUI Galway) to work with Mark for two years, starting next academic year, and is for Euros 220,000.
AEL International students were treated to the sights and sounds of an Alternative Ulster when they came along to a special screening of Good Vibrations in the Harty Room on Wednesday 23 February.
Pedro Rebelo, Professor of Sonic Arts and director of SARC has collaborated with Donegal based visual artist Geraldine Timlin in a show entitled "Silent Spring”.
Staff and Students came together for a coffee and a traybake, and support PIPS, a local suicide and self-harm prevention and support charity
The Oram Awards - a platform for innovation in sound, music and related technologies returns in 2021 for it's 5th edition.
Dr Paul Murphy has recently published an article in a leading medical education journal with colleagues in Medicine at QUB and Psychiatry at RVH.
To commemorate the birth of eighteenth-century Scottish travel writer and literary biographer James Boswell, Leon Litvack presented this short BBC broadcast on the author’s Life of Samuel Johnson:
The short work, Coimheascar (which means both twilight and ambush in Irish), was one of three commissioned to mark the autumn season
Watch Canada's CTV News's Angie Seth interview with Directors Cahal McLaughlin and UU's Siobhán Wills on their AHRC funded film, Right Now I Want to Scream: Police and Army Killings in Rio.
Dr Leon Litvack, Principal Editor of the Charles Dickens Letters Project, has discovered three new letters written by Dickens to a Glasgow woman only identified as “Miss J.D”.
Lucy Baxter's article entitled 'Commercialising our creative industries' was published in the Irish News 22nd September 2021
Jack McCann (Director and Producer), Malin Hempill (Cinematographer) and Joseph Scott (Editor) receive the prestigious Anjool Maldé Young Journalist of the Year Award for their film 'Skeletor' produced as part of their BA in Film Studies & Production
Two former Modern Languages' graduates, James MacSorley, (Law with Spanish) and Rebecca Edwards (French and Spanish) will be representing Team GB in the forthcoming Olympics in Tokyo
The Junior Academy of Music (JAM) programmes, a part of AEL, have launched their Virtual Summer Concert Video, 'This is Why We Sing', celebrating the end of the academic year and the 10 year anniversary of JAM.
Broadcast lecturer Don Duncan has launched "Civil Rights, Climate Wrongs," an interdisciplinary animation project consisting of two animated stories directed by Broadcast MA students and alums, and sound designed by a recent graduate of Music.
Many congratulations to PhD student Brian Devlin on his successful viva (6 July 2021). Thanks so much to examiners Dr Kevin Murray (UCC), Marcas Mac Coinnigh (QUB) and well done too to Brian’s supervisor, Dr Micheál Ó Mainnín.
MA Arts Management is included in the Economic Recovery Masters Studentship Scheme where the Department for the Economy (DfE) will be offering fully funded places for candidates who meet the eligibility criteria and who have applied by 5th July 2021.
The Times reported on a Charles Dickens letter discovered and published by Leon Litvack, Principal Editor of the Charles Dickens Letters Project.