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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Christian Claesson (ed.), Precarious Narratives: Crisis and Subjectivity in Contemporary Spanish Culture

Many congratulations to our Komplitt committee member Christian Claesson has published a new edited volume on contemporary Spanish culture.

New Book on World Lit

Many congratulations to the publication of the new book volume World Literatures. Exploring Cosmopolitan and Vernacular Exchange (2019). 3 of our Komplitt committee members have contributed to this project.

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Research Blog

Positive review of Shuangyi Li's book on Proust and China

A largely positive review of Komplitt committee member Shuangyi Li's book on Proust and China has appeared in the journal French Studies (Oxford University Press).

Lund University Aesthetics Reading Group Next Wednesday on Kierkegaard

On Wednesday 20 February, the Lund University Aesthetics Reading Group will be discussing a segment of Kierkegaard’s Either/Or.

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Upcoming Seminar

April 25, 15:15 - 17:00, SOL: H135a

The Vernacular, Cosmopolitan and Global in Fictional Portraits of Translators

Speaker: Julie Hansen
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