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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.
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.
Postdoc position, Uppsala University
A postdoctoral position in literature is available at the department of English and the department of Modern Languages, Uppsala University.
Special Issue on Cosmopolitanism
Helena Bodin from our group is amongst the contributors to a recent special issue of the Journal of Latin Cosmopolitanism and European Literatures (JOLCEL).
Book Launch: The Cambridge History of World Literature
May 27th @ 4-5pm BST and 11-12pm US Eastern Time/4pm UK Time.
A virtual launch event for the forthcoming The Cambridge History of World Literature, edited by Debjani Ganguly. Debjani Ganguly will be on a panel alongside Francesca Orsini, Jahan Ramazani, and B. Venkat Mani.
Open Lecture Series on World Literature
Those wanting to learn more about our research programme are welcome to listen to our upcoming online open lecture series in collaboration with Tranströmerbiblioteket and Stockholm University.
NB. The events will be in Swedish.