Annika Mörte Alling

Institutt for språk, litteratur og kultur
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Associate Professor of French Literature. PhD in 2003, Docent/Habilitation in 2015, Lund University. Employed at Lund University 1995-2020, from February 2021 at Østfold University College.   

Research interests are the French nineteenth-century novel (e.g. Stendhal, Balzac, Flaubert) the role and function of literature, the translation and reception of nineteenth-century French literature in Scandinavia, the role of emotions in literature teaching, space/place in literature.

2016-2021 active within the research programme Cosmopolitan and Vernacular Dynamics in World Literatures” (, where I have been coeditor of two anthologies, the last one under publication by Bloomsbury: Literature and the Making of the World: Cosmopolitan Texts, Vernacular Practices. My chapter treats images of Paris in novels by Balzac and Flaubert. The role of place in literature is one research interest, for instance cities. I have also published studies 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. 

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

In the scientific committee of the journals Revue Stendhal (Presses Sorbonne Nouvelle) and Moderna Språk (responsible for the section of French Literature)



1995-2020 Researcher and lecturer at Lund University (French, Comparative literature, Translation studies)

2019-2021 Lecturer and supervisor at Linnéuniversitetet/ Linnæus University and Malmö University (Comparative literature, Teacher education, Creative writing)

2016-2021 Employed within the research programme ”Cosmopolitan and Vernacular in World Literatures” via Stockholm University: (fundings from Riksbankens Jubileumsfond)

2015 Docent, Lund University (Habilitation à diriger des recherches)

2003 -2005: Employed within the Scandinavian project "Le Réalisme Français en Scandinavie" with fundings from NOS-H and RJ (steered from Uppsala University, Oslo University and University of Southern Denmark)

2003, PhD French literature, Lund university   

2000-2001 Invited researcher at Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris III and Université Stendhal-Grenoble III

1995 Teacher diploma at Upper Secondary School: French, English

1995 Master of philosophy, English, French 

1993-1994 Studies of French literature and theory at Université de Provence (Aix-Marseille I), Aix-en-Provence 

1991-1992 Studies in French at Lund University

1991 Studies of English literature at University of Sussex, Brighton

1989-1990 Studies in English at Lund University



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Publisert 15. feb. 2021 11:29 - Sist endret 14. feb. 2022 21:43