Short CV/Education and training

  • Since 2013
    Professor in Language and Culture at Linköping University and Director of the Graduate School in Language and Culture in Europe

  • 2013 – 2016
    Member of the University Board

  • 2007 – 2012
    Senior lecturer at the Department of Culture and Communication, Linköping University

  • 2009 – 2012
    Pro-head of the Department of Culture and Communication, Linköping University

  • 2009 – 2012
    Member of The Board of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Linköping University

  • 2006
    Associate Professor (docent) from the Department of Literature and History of Ideas (Stockholm)

  • 2002 – 2007
    Research associate at the Department of Literature and History of Ideas, Stockholm University

  • 1996 – 2002
    Part-time teacher at the Department of Literature and History of Ideas, Stockholm University

  • 1988 – 1995
    PhD student at the Department of Literature and History of Ideas, Stockholm University

Selected publications

  • 2016: ”Duras and the art of the impossible”, Psychoanalysis and the Unrepresentable. From Culture to the Clinic, eds. A. Piotrowska and B. Tyrer, London: Routledge, s. 130-40

  • 2015: “Ambiguities of Spiritual and Courtly Love – A Theoretical Refection”, The Eufemiavisor and Courtly Culture. Time, Texts and Cultural Transfer, eds. Olle Ferm et al., Stockholm: Kungl. Vitterhets historie och antikvitets akademien, pp. 121–35

  • 2015: ”Polyphony of Love in the Heptaméron”, Allusions and Reflections. Greek and Roman Mythology in Renaissance Europe, eds. Elisabeth Wåghäll Nivre et al., Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 257–70

  • 2014: ”Christine de Pizan’s Appropriation of the Courtly Tradition”, Theorizing Narrative Genres and Gender, eds. Lieselotte Steinbrügge et al., Leuven: La République des Lettres, Peeters Publishers, pp. 43–57

  • 2013: “The Division of Love and Feminine Desire”, Pangs of Love and Longing. Configuation of Desire in Premodern Literature, eds. Anders Cullhed, Carin Franzén et al., Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, s. 100–18



Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Previous project

  • Courtly Love as a Feminine Strategy (2008 – 2010)

  • Current projects

  • Literature and Subjectivity

  • Skokloster Castle as a Laboratory of Early Modern Studies

  • Aesthetic Experience in Early Modern Cultures

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Swedish Research Council-Expert group aesthetics/literature, 2014 – 2016

Media coverage

  • Selected media appearances:

  • http://sverigesradio.se/sida/avsnitt/884114?programid=412

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BoXIK6G072Q

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Soft Skills

  • Translations from French to Swedish


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