School of Languages, Linguistics and Film

LINKS (London Intercollegiate Network for Comparative Studies)

The London Intercollegiate Network for Comparative Studies (LINKS), is a collaboration between London institutions involved in teaching and research in comparative literary studies, to promote dialogue and cooperation.

Participating institutions include University College London, King’s College London, Goldsmiths, Queen Mary, SOAS, Birkbeck and Royal Holloway.

The LINKS Research Seminar meets regularly during the Autumn and Winter terms at the Institute of Modern Languages Research at Senate House, to bring together scholars and graduates from London and beyond.

Events Calendar 2018-2019

9 October 2018 - Publishing in CompLit: Top Tips from Experienced Editors

Time: 6.00pm - 8.00pm
Room 246, Second Floor, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

This panel brings together experienced editors active in major publications and presses in the field of Comparative Literature. The speakers will share their expertise on the nuts and bolts of publishing and on current publishing trends in Comparative Literature.

Speakers:

  • Wen-chin Ouyang (SOAS), Editor of “Studies in Comparative Literature” book series at Legenda.
  • Emily Finer (St Andrews), Editor of “Studies in Comparative Literature” book series at Legenda.
  • Ben Hutchinson (Kent), Editor of Comparative Literature series at Palgrave.
  • Will McMorran (QMUL), Editor of Comparative Critical Studies.

Attendance free.

Please register here

6 November 2018 - Keywords in World literary Studies: The “Collective”

Time: 6.00pm - 8.00pm
Room 246, Second Floor, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

Lecture by Pablo Mukherjee, Professor of English and Comparative Literary Studies at University of Warwick and member of the Warwick Research Collection (WReC).

Attendance free.

Please register here.

22 January 2019 - TBA

Time: 6.00pm - 8.00pm
Room 243, Second Floor, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

5 February 2019 - TBA

TBA

5 March 2019 - Masterclass with Rebecca Walkowitz

Time: 6.00pm - 8.00pm
Venue: TBA

A workshop for postgraduate and PhD students with Rebecca Walkowitz, Professor and Chair in the English Department and Affiliate Faculty in Comparative Literature at Rutgers University.