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28 September 2018
In July 2018 a special issue of journal 'Memory Studies' has been published, edited by Prof Astrid Erll and Prof Ann Rigney.
17 September 2018
In August the book 'The Cambridge Companion to the Dutch Golden Age' has been published by Cambridge University Press.
10 September 2018
Kiene Brillenburg Wurth, Karí Driscoll and Jessica Pressman edited the volume 'Book Presence in a Digital Age'.
6 September 2018
Prof. dr. Kiene Brillenburg Wurth is guest editor of a special issue for the journal 'Comparative Literature', which launched on September 1.
3 September 2018
In August a Japanese translation of dr. Ewout van der Knaap's 'Uncovering the Holocaust' has been launched by publisher Misuzu Shobo (Tokyo).
12 June 2018
The New Jerusalem is the latest book by poet and punk legend Patti Smith. This bilingual English-Dutch prose poem was translated by Onno Kosters.
Neil ten Kortenaar
25 May 2018
Professor Neil ten Kortenaar, University of Toronto, will be a KNAW Visiting Professor attached to the Comparative Literature section in 2018-2019.
G20 protest don't be stupid
6 April 2018
ERC Advanced Grant for Ann Rigney, professor of Comparative Literature at Utrecht University.
Dr. Els Rose
13 February 2018
Els Rose has been appointed Professor Late and Medieval Latin at the Department of Languages, Literature and Communication starting from 15 February 2018.
Dr. Aoju Chen
2 February 2018
Aoju Chen was appointed professor in Language Development in Relation to Socialisation and Identity in the Department of Languages, Literature and Communication
31 January 2018
Dr. Elma Blom, an expert in language development, analysed how children between the ages of 10 and 13 use 'textese'.
A party in the Open Air. Allegory on Conjugal Love (1590-1595) by Isaac Oliver. Source: Wikimedia Commons
22 December 2017
The new international academic programme NEW FACES asks the question what we can learn from Shakespeare’s world about the current crisis in Europe.
8 December 2017
A substantive collection of syntactic case studies of syntactic phenomena, an invaluable reference tool for students and researchers.
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7 December 2017
According to the PhD research by Anne van Leeuwen, timing and rhythm are important factors in conducting successful conversations.
1 November 2017
Editors are Dirk van Miert, Henk Nellen, Piet Steenbakkers, and Jetze Touber.
27 October 2017
Co-edited by Jeroen Salman, this book demonstrates how materiality, sociality and spatiality contribute to a better understanding of early modern book history.
13 October 2017
All webinars will be hosted by our students and staff, who are ready to answer any questions during the Q&A session at the end.
27 September 2017
​The first book length overview of a central topic in psychology, linguistics, and philosophy, published in open access.
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15 September 2017
Alumni magazine Illuster interviewed Geert Buelens together with Director of Het Literatuurhuis Michaël Stoker about the visibility of literature in the city.
Prof. dr. Ellen Gerrits
25 August 2017
Ellen Gerrits receives the grant for her research project 'Tracking speech and language development of Dutch children migrating to Australia'.

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