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Margit Dirscherl

Lecturer in Comparative Literature
Room : Arts One 211
+44 (0)20 7882 2683
margit.dirscherl@qmul.ac.uk

Research interests : 19th- and 20th- century German and European literature

Lucie Glasheen

PhD Student
Room : Francis Bancroft Building, Room 2.11.
l.glasheen@qmul.ac.uk

Research interests : East London, children’s play, playgrounds, children’s literature and film, urban studies, cultural historical geography, utopias, interdisciplinarity

Andrew Hines

PhD Student
a.hines@qmul.ac.uk

Research interests : Conceptual and intellectual history, theories of metaphor, theories of ideology, the relationship between metaphor and ideology and the use of metaphor in political and religious discourse, contemporary problems in theories of interpretation, philosophy and literature, French and German thought since Kant, Nietzsche.

Will McMorran

Senior Lecturer In French & Comparative Literature
Room : Arts One 115
+44 (0) 20 7882 8315
w.s.mcmorran@qmul.ac.uk

Research interests : Comparative Literature, the Marquis de Sade, Fiction and Ethics, Cognitive Approaches to Reading Fiction

Angus Nicholls

Reader in German and Comparative Literature
Room : Arts One 211
+44 (0)20 7882 2683
a.j.nicholls@qmul.ac.uk

Research interests : Literature and the human sciences, literary theory, literature and philosophy, German thought 1750 until the present, Anglo-German cultural relations, theories of myth, Goethe, German intellectuals in Australia and Britain.

Leonard Olschner

Centenary Professor of German & Comparative Literature
Room : Arts One 212
+44 (0)20 7882 8320
l.m.olschner@qmul.ac.uk

Research interests : Comparative literature, German literature, Goethe, Lichtenberg, twentieth-century poetry, German-Jewish writing, literature of the Shoah, exile studies, Paul Celan, Theodor W. Adorno, translation and translation studies.

Shital Pravinchandra

Lecturer in Comparative Literature
Room : Arts One 119B
020 7882 5738
s.pravinchandra@qmul.ac.uk

Research interests : Postcolonial studies, Literatures of South Asia, World literature, Medical humanities, Contemporary Anglophone literature

Galin Tihanov

George Steiner Professor of Comparative Literature and SLLF Director of Graduate Studies
Room : Arts One 214
+44 (0)20 7882 5912
g.tihanov@qmul.ac.uk

Research interests : Comparative Literature and Intellectual History; Genealogies of Cosmopolitanism; Narratives of Exile and Diasporic Cultures; Cultural and Literary Theory; World Literatures; Constructions of European Identity; The Future of the Humanities

Kiera Vaclavik

Co-founder and Co-Director of the Centre for the Study of Childhood Culture (with the V&A Museum of Childhood); Co-Organiser of the Children's Literature/Children's Lives research cluster
Room : Arts One 138
+44 (0)20 7882 8333
k.e.vaclavik@qmul.ac.uk

Research interests : Children's literature and childhood culture, Lewis Carroll, world literature, fashion, space and place

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