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Logo PhD student Melanie Xang-Er Tang awarded Arthur Terry Postgraduate Essay Prize
23 September 2018

We are pleased to announce that Melanie Xang-Er Tang, PhD student in the Department of Comparative Literature and Culture, has won the British Comparative Literature Association (BCLA)'s annual prize for an essay on any aspect of comparative literature. 

Comparative Literature Welcome Party 2018
20 September 2018

All students and staff in the Department of Comparative Literature and Culture are warmly invited to our Welcome Party on Tuesday 2 October at 5.15pm in the ArtsOne ground-floor foyer.

Please register here.

Logo CFP: The Past, Present and Future of the Literary Anthology (International Conference)
17 September 2018

The deadline for abstracts for the international conference to be held at QMUL in June 2019 is 28th February. Click here to submit a proposal. 

Logo New seminar series announced
6 September 2018

The Departments of Modern Languages and Comparative Literature are organizing a joint research seminar on the theme of Translation, Transmission, and Cultural Transfer. 

Andrew Hines, PhD student Andrew Hines awarded PhD in Comparative Literature
4 July 2018

Congratulations to Andrew Hines, PhD student in the Department of Comparative Literature and Culture, for his successful viva yesterday!

An Interview with Professor Galin Tihanov
25 June 2018

Song Baomei, associate professor from Northeast Agricultural University, interviewed Professor Tihanov when working as a visiting scholar at Queen Mary, University of London. Galin Tihanov is George Steiner Professor of Comparative Literature, member of the Academia Europaea and Honorary President of the ICLA Committee on Literary Theory.

Adnan Al-Sayegh Home is Exile: Poetry & Translation
22 March 2018

The Department of Comparative Literature and Culture, the Centre for Poetry, and Exiled Writers Ink sponsored a poetry reading (original and in translation) and discussion with exiled poets Yang Lian and Adnan Al-Sayegh, and their respective translators (Brian Holton and Stephen Watts). The event, organized by Prof Omar García (QMUL) and Dr Jennifer Langer (Exiled Writers Ink), was followed by a drinks reception. 

Dr Will McMorran wins prestigious translation prize for The 120 Days of Sodom
13 March 2018

Dr Will McMorran was awarded the 2017 Scott Moncrieff Prize alongside Dr Thomas Wynn for translating The 120 Days of Sodom into English, which was then released as a Penguin Classic in 2016.

Julian Koch Julian Koch awarded PhD for Research in Comparative Literature
28 February 2018

Thesis title: "Effigies or Imaginary Affinities? The conception of the image in the poetry and poetics of Paul Celan and André du Bouchet."

Prof Wiebke Denecke delivers this year's George Steiner Lecture: "World Literature, Premodern Comparisons and Global Cultural Memory in Action".
6 February 2018

This year the Department of Comparative Literature and Culture welcomed Professor Wiebke Denecke (Boston University) for the George Steiner Lecture, supported by the AHRC Open World Research Initiative (OWRI) as part of the Cross-Language Dynamics Research Programme.

New MA Bursary in French Studies at QMUL's School of Linguistics, Languages and Film
13 April 2017

The School of Languages, Linguistics and Film at Queen Mary, University of London is happy to announce the Jill Forbes MA Bursary for students in Comparative Literature with French OR Film Studies with French.

Professor Aamir A. Mufti delivers this year's George Steiner Lecture: 'Strangers in Europe: Migrant, Terrorist, Refugee'
29 March 2017

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.

Comparative Literature Research Seminar
29 March 2017

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 culture
Julian 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

Professor Galin Tihanov delivers his inaugural lecture 'World Literature as a Construct: Spaces of Dissent'
22 March 2017

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

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

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".

"Friedrich Max Müller and the Role of Philology in Victorian Thought": a new volume, co-edited by Angus Nicholls
13 December 2016

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

"After Brexit, what does democracy mean?": an article by Andrew Hines, Comparative Literature PhD student
29 November 2016

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

Angus Nicholls featured in QMUL's 'e-Bulletin'
11 November 2016

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

Professor Galin Tihanov to present a key-note address
1 November 2016

Professor Galin Tihanov to present a key-note address

Out now: a translation of Philippe Brenot, "The Story of Sex: From Apes to Robots", by Will McMorran
29 October 2016

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

Professor Galin Tihanov to teach at the 2017 IWL Summer School in Copenhagen
19 October 2016

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

National Student Survey 2016
11 October 2016

National Student Survey 2016

NSS 2016 Results
12 August 2016

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

Andrew Hines, PhD candidate in Comparative Literature, publishes paper on Donald Trump's use of metaphor
3 August 2016

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

Dr. Angus Nicholls to give two keynote lectures at the first Antwerp Summer School in Philosophy and Society
4 July 2016

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

Prof. Galin Tihanov elected member of the International Comparative Literature Association Co-ordinating Committee for the Histories of Literatures in the European Languages (CHLEL)
4 July 2016

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.

Angus Nicholls becomes Co-Editor of History of the Human Sciences
17 March 2016

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

Ben Hutchinson comes to SLLF
21 January 2016

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

Comparative Literature PhD Students Present their Work
9 December 2015

Our last departmental research seminar for this term.

Premiere of the Wonderland Suite Performed by the London Symphony Orchestra
13 November 2015

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

Candlestick Press Editor Speaks to Comparative Literature Undergraduates
13 November 2015

Jenny Swann spoke to final year students.

Dr Kiera Vaclavik Appointed to AHRC Peer Review College
4 November 2015

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

Gerald Gillespie at SLLF
27 October 2015

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

CFP: 2016 Graduate Conference in Philosophy and Literature at Queen Mary
23 October 2015

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.

Emily Apter to deliver this year's Steiner Lecture
15 October 2015

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

Professor Tihanov to speak at World Literature Summit and Forum in China
15 October 2015

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

lecture
15 October 2015

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

Comparative Literature MA Student Wins 2015 BCLA Essay Prize
2 October 2015

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

LINKS
30 September 2015

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

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

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

Photo From the Spring Comparative Literature Research Event
14 August 2015

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

2015-16 Levels 5 & 6 Reading Lists
14 August 2015

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

Link to New Article on Kiera Vaclavik and Her Major Research Project, Addressing Alice: The Emergence of a Style Icon
19 January 2015

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

Level 5 & 6 Semester One Reading Lists
16 July 2014

Reading lists for level 5 & 6, semester one.

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