Dr Danielle Sands

Research interests

I joined the School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures in September 2015 as Lecturer in Comparative Literature and Thought after a year as Lecturer in Philosophy in the Department of Politics and International Relations. In 2016-7 (term 1), I am Programme Director for Comparative Literature and Culture. 

My research is interdisciplinary, crossing literary studies, philosophy, and critical theory. My research interests include: literary and critical theory, 20th and 21st century fiction, post-Kantian European philosophy, philosophy of religion, philosophy and literature, aesthetics, animal studies, and environmental ethics. I am interested in supervising MA by Research or PhD dissertations in any of these areas. 

Teaching

ML1203 Reading Texts: Criticism for Comparative Literature
LA1000 Liberal Arts 1: Cultural Encounters
LA2000 Liberal Arts 2: Power and Dissent
ML2207 Critical and Comparative Approaches
ML3212 Humans and Other Animals in Twenty-First Century Fiction and Thought
ML5002 Critical Theories and Methodologies

2017-8 Term 1 Office hours: Monday 12.30am-1.30pm, Wednesday 11am-12pm

Educational background

BA(Hons) Durham
MSc Edinburgh
PhD London

Affiliations

Fellow, Forum for European Philosophy, London School of Economics
Executive Committee Member, Society for European Philosophy
Member, British Comparative Literature Association
Member, American Comparative Literature Association
Member, British Association for Comparative Literary Studies
Member, Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
Member, Society for Women in Philosophy

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