Information for New Students
Upcoming conferences and events
SIS postgraduate colloquium: The Contemporary and its Histories - 7th November 2014
Latest research projects
UKIERI (UK-India Education and Research Initiative)
Comparative Literature in St Andrews and at Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India (Principal Investigators Margaret-Anne Hutton and Prof Suchorita Chattopadhyay) have been awarded £54K to fund a two year period of research and teaching collaboration.
Transnationalizing Modern Languages
A new research project looking at how modern Italian culture has developed around the world, involving colleagues at St Andrews, Bristol, Warwick and QMU, has been awarded £1.8million by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).
Language-Philology-Culture: Arab Cultural Semantics in Transition
The project “Language-Philology-Culture. Arab Cultural Semantics in Transition” addresses the pivotal role that language plays in various aspects of Arab culture and Arab cultural history.
Travelling TexTs, 1790-1914
TTT studies the role of women's writing in the transnational literary field during the long nineteenth century. It explores in terms of gender cultural encounters through reading and writing that contributed to shaping modern cultural imaginaries in Europe.