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Professor Aamir A. Mufti delivers this year's George Steiner Lecture: 'Strangers in Europe: Migrant, Terrorist, Refugee'

QMUL's Comparative Literature department is delighted to welcome Professor Aamar R. Mufti as speaker this year. He will address the migration crisis in Europe, in a lecture entitled “Strangers in Europa: Migrant, Terrorist, Refugee”. Aamir R. Mufti is Professor of Comparative Literature at UCLA, and among his current projects are books concerning exile and criticism, the colonial reinvention of Islamic orthodoxy, and the migration crisis of the European project.

Date added: Wednesday, March 29, 2017


Comparative Literature Research Seminar

Anastasia Koro and Julian Koch, both PhD students at QMUL's Comparative Literature department, will present at the next departmental research seminar Anastasia Koro (QMUL): Theory of form in Russian avant-garde literary and visual cultureJulian Koch (QMUL): More than Imaginary: Schelling’s Einbildung as Untranslatable 29 March 2017 | 3.30 – 5.30 pm George Steiner Seminar Room, Lock-keeper’s Cottage Everyone is welcome to join us for the talk and tea & biscuits

Date added: Wednesday, March 29, 2017


Professor Galin Tihanov delivers his inaugural lecture 'World Literature as a Construct: Spaces of Dissent'

The event took place on 21 March 2017, at 6.30 pm, at the Skeel Lecture, The People's Palace

Date added: Wednesday, March 22, 2017


Professor Kiera Vaclavik presents at the School of Advanced Study: ‘Turning Your Research Into an Exhibition’

For further information, vitit the talking humanities blog.

Date added: Wednesday, March 22, 2017


QMUL Engagement and Enterprise Awards 2017: Will McMorran wins Best Opinion/Comment Piece Award

Will McMorran was recognised for the articles in the media relating to his co-translation of the Marquis de Sade's "The 120 Days of Sodom".

Date added: Wednesday, February 8, 2017


"Friedrich Max Müller and the Role of Philology in Victorian Thought": a new volume, co-edited by Angus Nicholls

"Friedrich Max Müller and the Role of Philology in Victorian Thought": a new volume, co-edited by Angus Nicholls

Date added: Tuesday, December 13, 2016


"After Brexit, what does democracy mean?": an article by Andrew Hines, Comparative Literature PhD student

Andrew Hines, Comparative Literature PhD student at QMUL, publshed an article in the online journal The Conversation:

Date added: Tuesday, November 29, 2016


Angus Nicholls featured in QMUL's 'e-Bulletin'

Dr Angus Nicholls is featured in the 'People' section of this month's University e-bulletin:

Date added: Friday, November 11, 2016


Professor Galin Tihanov to present a key-note address

Professor Galin Tihanov to present a key-note address

Date added: Tuesday, November 1, 2016


Out now: a translation of Philippe Brenot, "The Story of Sex: From Apes to Robots", by Will McMorran

Out now: a translation of Philippe Brenot, "The Story of Sex: From Apes to Robots", by Will McMorran

Date added: Saturday, October 29, 2016


Professor Galin Tihanov to teach at the 2017 IWL Summer School in Copenhagen

Professor Galin Tihanov to teach at the 2017 IWL Summer School in Copenhagen

Date added: Wednesday, October 19, 2016


National Student Survey 2016

National Student Survey 2016

Date added: Tuesday, October 11, 2016


NSS 2016 Results

Overall satisfaction among students of Comparative Literature at Queen Mary University of London is at 82 per cent.

Date added: Friday, August 12, 2016


NSS 2016

Overall satisfaction among students of Comparative Literature at Queen Mary University of London is at 82 per cent.

Date added: Friday, August 12, 2016


Andrew Hines, PhD candidate in Comparative Literature, publishes paper on Donald Trump's use of metaphor

A PhD student in the department of Comparative Literature, has just published an article on Donald Trump's use of metaphor.

Date added: Wednesday, August 3, 2016


Dr. Angus Nicholls to give two keynote lectures at the first Antwerp Summer School in Philosophy and Society

This August, Dr. Angus Nicholls will deliver two keynote lectures at the first Antwerp Summer School in Philosophy and Society.

Date added: Monday, July 4, 2016


Prof. Galin Tihanov elected member of the International Comparative Literature Association Co-ordinating Committee for the Histories of Literatures in the European Languages (CHLEL)

Prof. Galin Tihanov has been elected member of the International Comparative Literature Association Co-ordinating Committee for the Histories of Literatures in the European Languages.

Date added: Monday, July 4, 2016


The Inaugural Graduate Conference in Philosophy and Literature at Queen Mary University of London: Schedule Announced

Friday, May 27th 2016. Conference schedule announced:

Date added: Tuesday, April 26, 2016


Angus Nicholls becomes Co-Editor of History of the Human Sciences

Angus Nicholls, has been appointed as co-editor of History of the Human Sciences.

Date added: Thursday, March 17, 2016


Ben Hutchinson comes to SLLF

We were honoured to have Professor Ben Hutchinshon deliver our first departmental research seminar of 2016.

Date added: Thursday, January 21, 2016


Comparative Literature PhD Students Present their Work

Our last departmental research seminar for this term.

Date added: Wednesday, December 9, 2015


Premiere of the Wonderland Suite Performed by the London Symphony Orchestra

The premiere of the Wonderland Suite performed by the London Symphony Orchestra.

Date added: Friday, November 13, 2015


Candlestick Press Editor Speaks to Comparative Literature Undergraduates

Jenny Swann spoke to final year students.

Date added: Friday, November 13, 2015


Dr Kiera Vaclavik Appointed to AHRC Peer Review College

Kiera Vaclavik has recently been appointed to the prestigious Peer Reveiw College of the Arts and Humanities Research Council.

Date added: Wednesday, November 4, 2015


Gerald Gillespie at SLLF

We were honoured to have Professor Gillespie start our season of Comparative Literature research seminars at SLLF.

Date added: Tuesday, October 27, 2015


CFP: 2016 Graduate Conference in Philosophy and Literature at Queen Mary

The conference will be the first of its kind at Queen Mary and aims to offer a rigorous yet friendly environment for post-graduates from both philosophy and literature departments to debate issues.

Date added: Friday, October 23, 2015


Emily Apter to deliver this year's Steiner Lecture

The 2015-16 Steiner Lecture will be delivered by esteemed scholar of world literature and translation studies, Emily Apter.

Date added: Thursday, October 15, 2015


Professor Tihanov to speak at World Literature Summit and Forum in China

Professor Galin Tihanov has been invited to speak at this year's World Literature Summit and Forum.

Date added: Thursday, October 15, 2015


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Professor Galin Tihanov has been invited to speak at this year's World Literature Summit and Forum.

Date added: Thursday, October 15, 2015


Comparative Literature MA Student Wins 2015 BCLA Essay Prize

MA student Alexandra Jayne Dantzlerward has won first place in this year's British Comparative Literature Association postgraduate essay competition.

Date added: Friday, October 2, 2015


LINKS

LINKS is a collaboration between London institutions involved in teaching and research in comparative literary studies.

Date added: Wednesday, September 30, 2015


LINKS (London Intercollegiate Network for Comparative Studies) 2015-16 Programme Announced

LINKS is a collaboration between London institutions involved in teaching and research in comparative literary studies, to promote dialogue and cooperation.

Date added: Wednesday, September 30, 2015


Photo From the Spring Comparative Literature Research Event

Here is a photo from the Comparative Literature Research Event and Party.

Date added: Friday, August 14, 2015


2015-16 Levels 5 & 6 Reading Lists

Information about set texts for level 5 & 6 modules taking place in 2015-16.

Date added: Friday, August 14, 2015


Link to New Article on Kiera Vaclavik and Her Major Research Project, Addressing Alice: The Emergence of a Style Icon

Click here to find out more about Kiera Vaclavik and her latest research project.

Date added: Monday, January 19, 2015


Comparative Literature MA Student Wins First Prize in the 2014 BCLA Essay Competition

Congratulations to Yiyi Lopez Gandara.

Date added: Monday, November 3, 2014


Level 5 & 6 Semester One Reading Lists

Reading lists for level 5 & 6, semester one.

Date added: Wednesday, July 16, 2014


Queen Mary joins the Russell Group

Queen Mary is one of only 24 universities who make up the prestigious Russell Group.

Date added: Tuesday, November 20, 2012


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