Person

Annika Mörte Alling

Researcher

  • French Studies
  • Comparative Literature
  • Centre for Languages and Literature

Teaching Staff

  • Swedish as a Foreign Language
  • Centre for Languages and Literature

Contact information

E-mail annika.morte_allinglitt.luse

Phone +46 46 222 91 47

Room SOL:L511A

Visiting address
Helgonabacken 12, Lund

Postal address
Box 201, 221 00 Lund

Internal post code 20

Associate Professor of French Literature at Lund University, PhD in 2003 on Stendhal. Publications on the translation and reception of French literature in Sweden in the nineteenth century, the "bovarysm" of Jules de Gaultier, endings in Balzac and mimetic desire in the novels of Stendhal. Currently working within the research programme Cosmopolitan and Vernacular Dynamics in World Literatures” (worldlit.se). I am also in charge of a comparative literature seminar at Lund Univ. (komplitt.com).

Research interests are the French nineteenth-century novel, the role and function of literature, the translation and reception of nineteenth-century French literature in Sweden, the role of emotions in literature teaching.

Completed peer review commitments within sev. areas: translation, reception, didactics, children's literature, rhetoric of emotion, Proust, S. de Beauvoir, Sand, Stendhal (for French Studies, OUP), Zola.

Member of SERD, SDN and in the committee of L'Année Stendhalienne.

Research

My profile in Lund University research portal

Books (1)

Editorships (2)

Articles (7)

Book chapters (8)

Prefaces (1)

Encyclopaedia entries (1)

Conference contributions (16)

Reviews (3)

Other tasks and qualifications

2020 Peer-reviewer for Revue nordique des études francophones and Utbildning & Lärande.

2019 Peer-reviewer for Icelandic Centre for Research (literature, subject area: geography and space).

2018- In the scientific committee for L'Année Stendhalienne , Honoré Champion, Paris.

2018 Reviewer for French Studies, Oxford University Press and for Orbis Litterarum, John Wiley & Sons.

2018 Peer-reviewer för Orbis Litterarum, John Wiley & Sons.

2016- Employed within the research programme "Cosmopolitan and Vernacular Dynamics in World Literatures" (worldlit.se).

2016- Working member of the Society for Science, Lund (Vetenskapssocieteten i Lund).

2015 Associate professor / Habilitation à diriger des recherches.

2009-2015 Position as Research Fellow in French, Lund University.

2006-2008 Postdoctoral scholarship from Einar Hansens Allhemsstiftelse.

2008 Award from The Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities for research on the reception of Stendhal in Sweden and on the cultural relations between Sweden and France in the late 19th century.

2004-2005 Position within the international project "French Realism in Scandinavia", financed by NOS-H and RJ.

2003 Award for the doctoral thesis on Stendhal and René Girard by the Society of Letters in Lund.

2000-2001: invited researcher at Université de la Sorbonne-Nouvelle, Paris III (STINT-scholarship).

1995 Master of Arts and Master of Education for the Upper Secondary School: English and French (Lund University, University of Sussex, Université de Provence).

Some international conferences, invitations, etc:

31 Oct. 2018, Oxford University, invited speaker to the Oxford Comparative Criticism and Translation Seminar (OCCT). Title: "World Literatures: Multilingual Locals and Cosmopolitan Dynamics". Presentation together with Francesa Orsini (SOAS). Chair: Matthew Reynolds (Oxford). http://www.occt.ox.ac.uk/world-literatures-multilingual-locals-and-cosmopolitan-dynamics

6-9 July 2017, Utrecht University, ACLA / American Association of Comparative Literature (Annual Meeting). Title of paper: "Paris and Stockholm in the novels Illusions Perdues by Balzac and The Red Room by August Strindberg"

3 February 2017, "Vive Stendhal", Université de Génève, CISA /Centre Interfacultaire en sciences affectives. Title of paper: ”Enseigner Stendhal”. Invited speaker by Prof. Patrizia Lombardo.

16-18 June 2016, Amsterdam: conference on Narrative, ISSN (International Society for the Study of Narrative), Title of paper : "Emotion and narrative in literature classes: Swedish university students reading Le Père Goriot and Madame Bovary".

8-10 April 2015, Université de Lorraine, Metz: « Pratiques et l’enseignement du français ». Title of paper : « La place des émotions dans l’enseignement de la littérature. De la théorie à deux cas pratiques: Le Père Goriot et Madame Bovary. » Programmet : http://40anspratiques.event.univ-lorraine.fr/DOCUMENT/crempra_programme.pdf

28-29 March 2014 : University of Sheffield, Society of Dix-Neuviémistes (SDN) Twelfth Annual Conference : « The Emotions ». Title of paper: « The Nineteenth century Novel and the existential position of its readers ».(http://www.sdn.ac.uk/conferences/annualconferences/Sheffield/Sheffield.html

3-4 November 2014, Åbo Academy, Finland: Journée d'étude sur la recherche en litteratur francaise en Finlande et en Suède (invited speaker). Title of paper : « Känslors plats ilitteraturundervisningen. Exempel från franska 1800-talsromaner ». http://www.abo.fi/public/News/Item/item/9118

28 maj – 1 June 2012 « The sense of an Ending – in Life and Narrative » (with Anna Cabak Rédei, Lund) at the conference "Narrative Matters - Life and Narrative », American University i Paris. http://www.aup.edu/news/special_events/narrative_matters.htm

3 November 2006, Sorbonne. « Bovarysme: littérature et philosophie. Il y a cent cinquante ans Madame Bovary paraissait dans la Revue de Paris... » Journée d’étude organisé par André Guyaux (Centre de recherche sur la littérature francaise du XIXe siècle, Sorbonne) et Per Buvik (Centre de coopérationfranco-norvégienne en sciences sociales et humaines, FMSH). Invited speaker. (http://flaubert.univ-rouen.fr/nouveautes/bovarysme.pdf)

21-22 October 2005, Université Paris 7: ”Le réalisme français en Scandinavie. Réception, traductions, poétiques ” Title of papers 1) ”La bibliographie suédoise du RFS” + 2. ”La réception de Stendhal en Suède”.

4-6 december 2003, Université Stendhal-Grenoble III: "Stendhal à Cosmopolis :Stendhal et ses langues." Colloque international du Centre d’Études Stendhaliennes et Romantiques. Two presentations: "Traductions suédoises et danoises", ”Le language du désir”.

Annika Mörte Alling

Researcher

  • French Studies
  • Comparative Literature
  • Centre for Languages and Literature

Teaching Staff

  • Swedish as a Foreign Language
  • Centre for Languages and Literature

Contact information

E-mail annika.morte_allinglitt.luse

Phone +46 46 222 91 47

Room SOL:L511A

Visiting address
Helgonabacken 12, Lund

Postal address
Box 201, 221 00 Lund

Internal post code 20