Special Interest Group for Literary and Cultural Studies

The Special Interest Group for Literary and Cultural Studies advises the Subject Centre on the learning and teaching needs of this area, and on promoting and developing co-operation, innovation and good practices.

Convening the Group

The group meets once a year to discuss current issues in the field and provide advice and recommendations on a programme of activities in the subject area. The Group is supported by Lisa Bernasek (Academic Coordinator, Literature and Culture) who is responsible for ensuring that the Group’s programme of activities is implemented effectively.

Members of the Group and their specialisms

  • Jenny Burns, University of Warwick, Italian
  • Rhian Davies, University of Sheffield, Spanish
  • David Frier, University of Leeds, Portuguese
  • Elwira Grossman, University of Glasgow, Polish
  • Diana Holmes, University of Leeds, French
  • Debra Kelly, University of Westminster, French
  • Par Kumaraswami, University of Manchester, Latin American
  • Martin Orwin, School of Oriental and African Studies, Somali
  • Rachel Palfreyman, University of Nottingham, German
  • Matthew Treherne, University of Leeds, Italian
  • Margaret Tejerizo, University of Glasgow, Russian
  • Valerie Worth, University of Exeter, French
Recent meetings
Date Location Documents
13 December 2004 CILT, London Minutes (44Kb)
9 December 2005 CILT, London Minutes (36Kb)
8 December 2006 University of Westminster Minutes (48Kb)
30 November 2007 University of London Minutes (52Kb)
5 December 2008 CILT, London Minutes (96Kb)
16 December 2009 CILT, London Minutes (64Kb)