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Roundtable: Cosmopolitan-Vernacular Dynamics in WL
Welcome to attend an online roundtable discussion on our four recent book publications.
Nobel Symposium on World Literature
Our research programme concluded with a Nobel Symposium in Stockholm 17-19th August 2022.
World Book Day in Stockholm
To celebrate World Book Day on 23rd April, we've teamed up with the literary magazine Karavan to arrange an afternoon of conversations devoted to literature in the world and the worlds within literature.
New book on Swedish literature in France
We're delighted to announce the publication of Ord från norr: Svensk skönlitteratur på den franska bokmarknaden efter 1945 (Stockholm University Press) by Andreas Hedberg.
Open access for our new books
We're pleased to announce that our first three volumes in the Bloomsbury series, Cosmopolitan-Vernacular Dynamics in World Literatures, are now available in open access publication. Click on the links below to read Claiming Space, Literature and the Making of the World and Northern Crossings.
Reading micro travel: confinement, deceleration, verticality (2nd Dec)
Welcome to a seminar by Professor Charles Forsdick at Stockholm University next week.
Date: Thursday 2nd December 2021, 4-5:30pm
Venue: B 522A, Department of Romance Languages and Classics, Stockholm University
*NB. Please note the change of room*
Erik Falk on P1 Kultur
Erik Falk from our group has contributed to a recent Swedish radio programme on Nobel laureate Abdulrazak Gurnah. The programme can be listened to in full here: https://sverigesradio.se/avsnitt/in-i-texten-p1-kultur-laser-abdulrazak-gurnah
Nobel Prize to Abdulrazak Gurnah
Congratulations to this year's Nobel Prize laureate, Abdulrazak Gurnah! Here you can read the responses of Stefan Helgesson and Erik Falk from our group yesterday in the Swedish press:
Literary Transnationalism and Creativity in the XXIst Century (2nd workshop)
An online workshop co-organized by Stefan Helgesson (Stockholm University) and Marcello Stella (University of São Paulo).
23rd September 2021: 14:30-17:00(CET) / 09:30-12:00(BRT)
Special Issue: Literary Multilingualism Studies - The Future of the Field
Journal of Literary Multilingualism
Literary multilingualism studies is a relatively new but burgeoning area of research. With the impact of translation studies, the ‘transnational turn’ within literary studies, and the growing relevance of the ‘postmonolingual condition’ in the contemporary world, multilingual and translingual writing practices – considered in the past to be exceptional and unusual – are now at the forefront of literary studies.