University of Gothenburg

Research projects

Current and completed research projects at the Department of Languages and Literatures.

Ancient Languages

  • Virtual Space: New Being of Palaeoslavistic, Antoaneta Granberg, 2018-2020
  • Digital Resources in Palaeoslavistics: towards Building a Network for Medieval Slavic Sources, Antoaneta Granberg, 2015-2017
  • Libanius’ Declamations 17–23, Mikael Johansson



  • Disruptive Semiotics: A Kristevan Reading of Thomas Hardy’s Fiction, Doctoral project (English), Catharina Hellberg, 2014-2021
  • Authorship on Trial: Treason at the Dawn of the Cold War, 1944-1949, Marius Hentea, 2017-2020
  • ‘Collective Motherliness’ in Italy and Spain: Reception and Reformulation of Ellen Key's Ideas on Motherhood and Female Sexuality in a Southern European Context (1900-1939), Ulla Åkerström (GU) och Elena Lindholm (UmU), 2016-2019
  • The Politics of Poetics: The Testimonial Genre and the Literary Prize of Casa de las Américas (1970-2011), Anna Forné, 2016-2018
  • Dido´s Anguish in French 16th Century. Hélisenne de Crenne´s Version of the Aeneid: a Critical Text Edition, Britt-Marie Karlsson och Sara Ehrling
  • Cratylus Sinensis: An Interdisciplinary and Comparative Study of the Han Dynasty Rhapsody and Graeco-Roman Poetics, Martin Svensson Ekström
  • Focusing on the periphery: Francophone literature in Swedish translation during the 20th century, Elisabeth Bladh
  • Exiles in Print: Modernism and Little Magazines in Paris 1921-1939
  • Shakespeare's Insides: A Systematic Study of a Dramatic Device, Marcus Nordlund
  • Images and Imaginations: The History fo Arabic, African and Latin American Literatures in Translation into Swedish, Tetz Rooke, Mikela Lundahl, Cecilia Alvstad
  • On the border between fact and fiction: testimonial representations of dictatorship in Argentine and Uruguay (1985-2005), Anna Forné
  • The Gravitation of Memory: Literary, Social and Institutional Testimonies of Dictatorship in the Southern Cone, Anna Forné, GU, Rossana Nofal, Universidad Nacional de Tucumán, Máximo Badaró, Universidad Nacional de San Martín
  • The Politics of Translation Metaphors: Shaping Translation Studies, Situating the Translator, Angela Kölling 2013-2016
  • Mapping the Fluid Self. Water Writing as a Transcultural Strategy in Contemporary German Literature, Linda Karlsson Hammarfelt