Forum for Comparative Literature

Researching the Republic of Letters from Scandinavian Perspectives

Based at the Centre for Languages and Literature (SOL) of Lund University, our research group aims to foster close collaboration among scholars across language sections and promote interdisciplinary approaches to literary studies in Sweden and beyond.

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Annika Mörte Alling invited to Oxford

Komplitt committee member Annika Mörte-Alling has been invited to give a talk at Oxford Comparative Criticism and Translation (OCCT).

Prof. Rita Felski's Seminar Bibliography Updated

Prof. Rita Felski's recommended list of reading has been uploaded to our webpage.

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Research Blog

Shuangyi Li's new article on Franco-Chinese woman writer Shan Sa out

Our committee member Shuangyi Li's article on the Franco-Chinese woman writer Shan Sa's translingualism, translation, and autoexoticism has just been published in the journal Essays in French Literature and Culture.

The author of The World Republic of Letters passed away at 59

Pascale Casanova, the author of the hugely influential work "The World Republic of Letters" ("La République mondiale des lettres") has passed away. Here is an overview of her intellectual achievements.

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Upcoming Seminar

October 29, 15:15 - 17:00, SOL Humanisten H140

Reading World Literature. Methodological Challenges

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