On our radar
Seminar at Oxford University
Dr Annika Mörte Alling will present the World Literatures research programme at a seminar hosted by the Oxford Comparative Criticism and Translation group at the University of Oxford.
"What Is a Text?" Lecture by Karin Barber at Stockholm University
On 19th September, a lecture by Professor Karin Barber (University of Birmingham) will inaugurate a new theme within the Doctoral School in the Humanities at Stockholm University: “World Literatures and the Culture of Texts”. The theme has been created in collaboration with the research programme "Cosmopolitan and Vernacular Dynamics in World Literatures".
Tenure-Track Professorship in World Literature,Vienna
The University of Vienna invites applications for a tenure-track professorship in the field of World Literature/Weltliteratur at the Faculty of Philological and Cultural Studies.
Swedish Research Institute's Travel Grant, Istanbul 2018
The Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul has announced a number of travel grants reserved for a limited stay at the institute in the fall of 2018.
Cosmopolitanism in European Historical Literatures
Professor Helena Bodin from our group will be talking on the topic "European Cosmopolitanism from Byzantine and Constantinopolitan Perspectives" at the coming spring workshop of the research group RELICS (Researchers of European Literary Identities, Cosmopolitanism and the Schools) at the University of Ghent.
Flora Nwapa and African women in world literature
Professor Stefan Helgesson and Dr Paula Uimonen will be participating in the Stockholm Literature Festival 13-14th April 2018, where they will be discussing the Nigerian author Flora Nwapa and African women in world literature.
World Literature, Context and Global Studies. Workshop at Stockholm University
Welcome to a one-day workshop gathering on the topic of world literature, context, and global studies, organized by Louise Nilsson, Stefan Helgesson and Gül Bilge Han at the Department of English, Stockholm University.
Our Uncommon Ground - Conference at Durham University
In three weeks time, Dr Christina Kullberg from our programme will be joining UK colleagues in a panel at the conference Our Uncommon Ground: Modern Languages and Cultures for the 21st Century at Durham University (16-18th April 2018). Her paper is entitled "The Archipelagic longue durée of Caribbean Literatures".
African Literature and the Press
Dr Erik Falk from our group is currently visiting our network partners at the Paul Valéry University of Montpellier for the conference "African Literature and the Press", organized by Dr Claire Ducournau. His paper is titled "Writing East Africa in the world: Transition’s early years".