Centre for Multidisciplinary and Intercultural Inquiry (CMII)
Graduate teaching and research at the CMII is interdisciplinary,
intercultural and international. The CMII encourages innovative approaches and draws on expertise
at UCL from diverse fields in the Arts and Humanities, whilst also drawing from the extraordinary resources of London.
MA Comparative Literature Student Susannah Sevenson won theBCLA Arthur Terry essay
prize 2016 for her essay titled "(Artificial) silk girls: Silk as a social
signifier in the changing consumer societies of Émile Zola’s Au Bonheur des Dames and
Irmgard Keun’s Das kunstseidene Mädchen". The second prize was awarded to Hajer Gam for her essay "Death, Life and Love as forms of
consumption in Emile Zola’s Au Bonheur des Dames and Thérèse Raquin".