Johan de Meester (1860 - 1931) was a Dutch journalist, literary critic and author. What place did his narrative and critical prose occupy in the Dutch literary field between 1900 and 1920? And what does his prose tell us about the development of the literary field in that period? Aukje van Hout (Radboud Institute for Culture and History (RICH)) subjected the work of De Meester to an analysis to find out. She will defend her thesis on 12 April.
On Monday 28 March, ten female PhD candidates from Radboud University will be awarded a Christine Mohrmann Stipend. One of them is Carlijn Cober, PhD candidate on the affective effects of literature at the Radboud Institute for Culture and History (RICH).oad.
Carlijn Cober has won the 2021 OSL Award in the category 'Published Article'. The OSL Awards are intended to acknowledge original and innovative contributions to the field of literary studies and to highlight the work of talented OSL students and scholars.
On 29 October, Rob van Essen gave a lecture titled "Go learn a trade!" about his role as a writer and critic in the current literary landscape. Those who missed it can read the lecture as a pdf (in Dutch).
When the COVID-19 pandemic broke out in the spring of 2020, poems suddenly popped up in many places in the Netherlands and Belgium. Expert in Dutch Language and Culture Jeroen Dera (Radboud University) wanted to know how poetry readers felt about corona poems and published an article on the topic in late March.
The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Veni grant to fourteen young researchers from Radboud University and Radboudumc. Jeroen Dera (RICH) is one of the lucky ones to receive the grant.