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Call for expressions of interest: Director of LGBTQ Research Network at UCL

UCL is seeking expressions of interest from members of staff at UCL in the position of Director of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Research Network at UCL.
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Published: Jun 4, 2015 2:54:34 PM

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Dr Jorge Díaz-Cintas receives an award

Dr Jorge Diaz-Cintas receives an award by the Spanish Association of Audiovisual Translators. More...

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Current Research Projects in CMII

A selection of projects by current research students in CMII:

Comparative Literature

Stefano Bellin - The Shame of Being a Man: A Deconstructive Reading of Primo Levi

Naomi Charlotte Fukuzawa - Narrating modern Japan in the writings of Lafcadio Hearn, Pierre Loti, Ogai Mori and Soseki Natsume

Aysun Kiran - ‘Rewriting’ the Past Through Cinema: A Comparative Analysis of Conflicting Narratives on Violence in 1990s Turkey

Christiane Luck - ‘I must create new words, must be selective, write differently’ (Verena Stefan): A comparative study of English and German literary texts thematising gender and language

Ayala Maurer-Prager - "On Their Own Terms": The Challenge of Culture in Literary Depictions of Mass Violence 

Georgia Panteli - Cutting the Strings: Postmodern and Posthuman retellings of the Pinocchio myth

Stefano Rossoni - Textual Erotics: Reading and Writing in Contemporary Novels

Ayesha Siddiqi - The Representation of Trauma in the Contemporary Pakistani Novel

Film Studies

Mara Arts - The representation of the London night in British film and press, 1896-1939

Özde Çeliktemel-Thomen - Cinema Contested: Regulation of Cinema in the Late Ottoman Empire and the Early Turkish Republic

André Rui Graça - A Story of Unsuccess: a study on Portuguese cinema, politics and society since 1974

Gender Studies

Magali Burnichon - The Portrayal of Queer Identities on Mainstream Television: How Visual Literacy Redefines Representations of Gender Politics

Ina Goel - Spaces of Exclusion or Sites of Resistance? Hijra communities in Delhi

Jordan Osserman - On the Foreskin Question: Circumcision, Ideology, and the Problems of "Intact" Membership

Marco Venturi - Out of Soho, Back into the Closet: Re-Thinking the London Gay Community

Gender Theory and Literature

Alice Podkolinski - Woman Without the Maternal Within: The Critical Potential of Reading and Writing about Crisis of Shifting Concepts of the Maternal

Cultural Studies

Comparative and Cultural Studies

Marco Benoît Carbone - The myth of Scylla and Charybdis: cultural geography, reception, identity

Alia Soliman - The Doppelgänger in Our Time: The New Faces of the Double in Contemporary Literature and Culture

Political Studies, Sociology and Cultural Studies

Asmaa Soliman - Muslims and Islam in Europe - Young Muslims' Public Engagement in Germany in the context of German Muslim identity

Translation Studies

Translation Studies and Cultural Studies

Diana Bianchi - The Politics of Translating Science Fiction. An analysis of translated British and American Science Fiction in Italy in the 1970s

Silvia Kadiu - Translating Translation Theory: A Critical and Practical Investigation of Reflexivity in Translation

Centre for Translation Studies