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.
Síobhra Aiken who has recently joined AEL as a lecturer in Irish has just been awarded the Adele Dalsimer Prize for Distinguished Dissertation by the American Conference for Irish Studies
Queen’s has announced the endowment of a £400,000 poetry scholarship and the creation of a classroom known as the Longley Room, in recognition of the lifetime of poetry excellence from Michael Longley CBE and his wife, Professor Emerita Edna Longley.
Lucy Baxter, Lecturer in Film Practice, receives extensive news coverage of a VR experience developed as part of her Mental Abuse Matters PhD research.
Dave Robb (AEL) has secured an AHRC Research Development and Engagement Fellowship (£158,000) for the project The Political Songs of Gerhard Gundermann in an East German and International Context.
Dr Franziska Schroeder and her 'Performance without Barriers’ research group have been awarded a highly competitive AHRC research grant, worth over £500k.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to enable the School of Arts, English and Languages to compile a register of Teaching Assistants for academic year 2021-22. Closing date is 4pm on Wednesday 16 June 2021
Broadcast students and alumni were shortlisted at the recent National Student Media Awards, SMEDIA 2021 for works produced during their studies at Queen’s University, Belfast.
The Research in Film Awards (RIFA) celebrates the best in academic filmmaking. RIFA remains the only awards dedicated to recognising arts and humanities research through the medium of film.
A Border People's Parliament was held in Stormont in 2018 and during it Seamus Heaney Centre lecturer Garrett Carr composed a border manifesto with about 150 border residences.
Broadcast lecturer Don Duncan has released a second animation in his ongoing series of animated mini-documentaries which looks at aspects of the experience of the Irish language had by Protestant, Unionist and Loyalist learners and speakers of it.
A series of interviews with female-identifying theatre makers in NI marks the launch of Dr Shonagh Hill’s Marie Curie fellowship website.
SARC are again delighted to be part of the Northern Ireland Science Festival and this year we are proud to deliver a diverse range of events over the two week period
After the appearance of two articles in the Sunday Telegraph on his discoveries of purported Dickens forgeries, Dr Leon Litvack, Principal Editor of the Charles Dickens Letters Project, has identified the ’South Coast Forger' as the author of both.
Dr Litvack, Principal Editor of the Dickens Letters Project, has discovered a second letter, which in his professional opinion, he suspects to be inauthentic.
Launched this week, Green Future Media is a student-led online multimedia project, anchored in the Broadcast Production department.
-ence is a new collaborative project between improviser and Professor of Music Paul Stapleton (AEL) and electronic musician and Lecturer in Latin American Studies, Ricki O'Rawe (AEL)
Leon Litvack (AEL), Principal Editor of the Charles Dickens Letters project, discovers a new letter to Thomas Latimer (9 March 1841); the author bemoans his father's growing burden of debts, which the son is forced to repay.
Call for Papers: Contested Resonances: Creativity, Listening and Performance in Conflict Transformation Virtual Conference 29th-30th July 2021. Hosted by the Senator George J. Mitchell Institute.
Leon Litvack (AEL), Principal Editor of the Charles Dickens Letters Project, has uncovered a letter which, in his professional opinion, he considers to be inauthentic.
Philip McGowan, Professor of American Literature is one of Melvyn Bragg's guests on this week’s In Our Time on Radio 4 discussing F Scott Fitzgerald’s finest novel The Great Gatsby
Congratulations to Dr Franziska Schroeder who has been awarded the Vice-Chancellor’s Research Innovation Prize 2020 for the work with her “Performance without Barriers” research group.
Dave Robb appears on Radio 4 as one of the guests talking about the song "Sunshine on Leith" and he also mentions a bit about his time when he toured as their support. It was part of Radio 4's weekly programme "Soul Music".
Composer and Professor of Composition Piers Hellawell’s latest CD collection, ‘Up By The Roots’, is listed among The Times/Sunday Times Best Albums, the critics’ choices for 2020.
Kim Montgomery receive the prestegious Anjool Maldé Journalism prize for her work ‘43 Days’, which was produced as part of her Masters in Media and Broadcast Production 2019/20.
The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences is excited to announce our first Online Winter School taking place in February 2021.
Irish poet, Stephen Sexton, has been awarded the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature 2020, for his first collection of works, Oils & If All the World and Love Were Young.
All students who have entered Queen’s University for the first time to undertake a primary degree having achieved at least three 'A' grades at A-level, are eligible to enter the University's annual Entrance Scholarship Competition.
The Belfast Media Festival presents Kenneth Branagh in conversation with Kathy Clugston. He talks about growing up in Belfast, his upcoming movies, his creative process and his memories of the QFT.
Congratulations to Una Lee, SARC PhD Graduate and Visiting Scholar who was named as one of this year's winners of The Oram Awards.
Congratulations to the 'Sounding Conflict' Research Project Team who have been shortlisted for Research Project of the Year: Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences 2020 by The Times Higher Education Awards.
Bronagh M Kelly, LLB 2010, who has been practicing law in the US since 2012, has received the State Bar of Nevada 2020 Young Lawyer of the Year Award.
Dr. Alison Garden, a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow in the School of Arts English and Languages, has worked with BBC NI to put together a series of short programmes on four novels exploring the dangerous thrill of illicit love during the NI Troubles.
Dr Franziska Schroeder has gone ‘post-internet and post-meme’ with her recent collaborative VR composition/installation “Mirage” - selected as part of the prestigious Ars Electronica 2020 Festival.
Work has now completed on the Visual Voices of the Prisons Memory Archive project, a partnership between QUB staff based in AEL and the Public Record Office (PRONI), supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.
Broadcast lecturer Don Duncan has co-directed and produced “Gail”, the first in a series of animations of people from a unionist background who’ve discovered and learned Irish.