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.