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News 8 Oct, 2021

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: 

Event 21 Sep, 2021

Literary Transnationalism and Creativity in the XXIst Century (2nd workshop)

Call for papers 21 Sep, 2021

Special Issue: Literary Multilingualism Studies - The Future of the Field

Journal of Literary Multilingualism

CFP Special Issue 1

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.

News 18 Aug, 2021

New Book Series: Cosmopolitan-Vernacular Dynamics

We're delighted to announce the forthcoming publication of our four volumes in the new Bloomsbury series, Cosmopolitan-Vernacular Dynamics in World Literatures

News 29 Jun, 2021

What is World Literature?