This project aims to map and analyse the multiple engagements of various Caribbean countries with the complex and vexed process that is globalization since 1493 (when Columbus landed in Guadeloupe).
A period of leave spent as Visiting Fellow at the Fondazione Cini (Venice) in 2013 suggested to me that there was an excellent opportunity for Oxford Humanities to collaborate with the Cini.
This is an international research and translation project devoted to extending and developing the corpus of Brecht's works in English. It incorporates a major AHRC-funded project, 'Brecht into English', which runs from 2013-2018.
Dr Watroba's project - a case study on the wide-ranging creative reception of the landmark German modernist writer Franz Kafka in contemporary Korean culture - investigates how literary brands such as the ‘Kafkaesque’ and the ‘Korean Wave’ interact.
Centres and Collaborations
The Oxford Kafka Research Centre
aims to advance and co-ordinate research on Franz Kafka, and more generally on German-language and especially German-Jewish literature and culture in the period of Modernism.