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Watchback Discourse Series: The Nobel Prize and the idea of the universal

20 October 2023

The recording of the Discourse Series that took place on 17 October is available to watch now.

 

Our speaker:

Anders Olsson is a literary historian and author. His own works include seven collections of poetry, and he earned his doctorate with a dissertation about the works of Swedish poet Gunnar Ekelöf. Anders is professor emeritus in literature at Stockholm University, and his research has examined fundamental elements in the development of modern literature. He has written some fifteen books on poetry and the history of literature and is also active as a critic. In 2008 he was elected to the Swedish Academy, and he served as its Permanent Secretary during 2018-2019.

Respondent:

Anne Fuchs MRIA FBA is Professor of German and Director of the Humanities Institute at University College Dublin.

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