On our radar
PhD Position: James Baldwin and the Dynamics of World Literature
A fully-funded doctoral research position is available in the project "James Baldwin’s 21st-century career" at the University of Leuven’s Literature Department.
Special Issue of Interventions: Publication, Circulation and the Vernacular
As the first of two publications resulting from our conference “Loose Tongues: World Literature and the Vernacular” in August 2017 in Stockholm, this special issue looks at the fate of the vernacular in discrete contexts of circulation and publication.
World Literature and the Culture of Texts
7 May 2020
Graduate Symposium at Stockholm University
New Report on Swedish Literature in Translation
Andreas Hedberg from our group has compiled a report for the Swedish Publishers' Association on Swedish literature in translation throughout the world.
New Book: Multilingualität und Mehr-Sprachlichkeit
Those working on multilingualism may be interested in a recent book edited by Michaela Reinhardt and Antje Wischmann, Multilingualität und Mehr-Sprachlichkeit in der Gegenwartsliteratur (Rombach 2019). Andreas Hedberg from our programme has contributed with the chapter "The Othering of Others. Domestication and Foreignization in the Reception of Swedish Literature on the French Book Market 1945–2018".
Gender and Transnational Reception
Mapping the Translation, Circulation and Recognition of Women's Writings in the 20th and 21st Centuries
Centre for the Study of Contemporary Women’s Writing, Senate House London
25-26th September 2020
Viet Thanh Nguyen Awarded Honorary Doctorate
Literature in the Nobel Era: Theoretical, archival, and critical approaches to the Nobel Prize in Literature
German Literature Archive, Marbach, 26-29th August 2020
Literature and Decolonisation: Versions of Autonomy
On 17th October, Professor Stefan Helgesson will give the annual lecture at the Centre for World Literatures (University of Leeds).