Research in Languages
Our disciplinary and interdisciplinary research impacts on both local and global contexts
Comprising of 25 academic colleagues, 4 post-doctoral fellows, and 67 postgraduate students working across Francophone, Gaelic, Luso-Hispanic, and Arabic contexts, Modern Languages at Queen’s has world leading excellence in literary, cultural and visual studies, and in linguistics.
Our research embraces linguistics, literature, visual culture, translation and socio-historical studies and encompasses a range of methodologies (both established and newer modes of investigation) and diverse periods, and includes Europe, the Americas, the Caribbean, Africa and Asia. We have developed strength in medical humanities, digital cultures, digital humanities, visual cultures, and translation and interpreting.
RESEARCH PROJECTS IN LANGUAGES
A series of research projects in our area, harnessing existing research strengths in Modern Languages while also demonstrating interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary connections, are making significant contributions to our disciplines in terms of the creation of new knowledge and impact. Research income in Modern Languages at AEL during this current REF cycle includes awards totalling £6 million from RCUK; EU Marie Curie Fellowships; British Academy Mid-Career and Leverhulme Awards and Fellowships.