Category: Events

Borderlines XIX – Call for Papers

Translating the Past: Appropriating the Medieval and Early Modern Worlds We are pleased to announce the call for papers for Borderlines XIX – Translating the Past: Appropriating the Medieval and Early Modern Worlds – which will be held in Queen’s University Belfast from 10th-12th April 2015.  Proposals for both papers and panels are welcomed from […]

Communing with the Dead

Just in time for Halloween, PhD student Aisling Reid reports on her recent visit to the Body Worlds Vital exhibition in Newcastle… The Body Worlds Vital exhibition, currently on show in Newcastle’s Life Science Centre, offers a fascinating insight into the anatomical structures of the human body, as well as society’s changing attitudes towards death […]

Borderlines XVIII – University College Cork – 4th-6th April 2014.

This year’s Borderlines conference was held at University College Cork and hosted delegates from all over Ireland, the UK and further abroad. The theme was ‘Power and Influence’, inspiring a diverse selection of papers that demonstrated just how wide-ranging are the interests of current post-graduate researchers in the fields of Medieval and Early Modern studies. […]

A Fiend in the Furrows: Perspectives on ‘Folk Horror’ in Literature, Film and Music

‘A Fiend in the Furrows’ is a three-day conference in association with the School of English and the Institute for Collaborative Research in the Humanities at Queen’s University Belfast, exploring ‘folk horror’ in British and Irish literature, film, television, and music. The event – running from 19-21 September 2014 – will include academic papers, film screenings, […]