Category: Events

Exhibition – ‘Scholar, courtier, magician: The Lost Library of John Dee’

London, Royal College of Physicians. ‘Scholar, courtier, magician: The Lost Library of John Dee’ I’ve been researching Dee for nearly 4 years now, from MA to PhD, so it was not without some trepidation that I read the announcement of an exhibition of his life and books. What if this led me down an entirely […]

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 […]

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. […]

British Library Doctoral Open Day – 3 February 2014

The British Library’s recent invitation to their Doctoral Open Day for first year PhD candidates saw three students from the School of English standing bleary-eyed at 05.45 in Belfast City Airport on a cold Monday morning, clutching any form of caffeine available and the reams of documentation (over-zealously) collected in order to begin their initiation […]

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, […]