Research Expertise

Staff in DELC are committed to understanding individual and cultural phenomena in both their individual language context and their global connection. Accordingly, our research spans Europe, Africa, and North & South America.

Some of our work takes us right back to the medieval period, though in the main our focus is on twentieth and twenty-first century European societies and the ways they relate to a global frame. Find out more about our expertise across languages, literatures and cultures by following the links below.

World Writers & Filmmakers

A snapshot of our core expertise on individual writers and filmmakers, addressed in both individual studies and comparative research projects.

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Digital Literature & Culture

Our work in the digital humanities includes both innovative management of digital datasets and literary research into digital phenomena.

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Our research in translation is rendered distinct by both its focus on translation as a cultural practice and practical applications.

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Borderland and Postcolonial Identities

We are particularly interested in contested areas and spaces around the world, and how these affect dominant narratives of identity and power.

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