Crossways in Cultural Narratives
Home > Research: Research Centres

Research Centres

Area bacheca: 669&

The Consortium believes in excellent research and excellent research-led teaching.

Please join the Mailing List for Crossways in Cultural Narratives.
The list distributes Calls for Papers and announcements that may be relevant to the research activities of the Crossways Consortium.

Those who wish to subscribe to the list should send a message to: munduscrossways-subscribe@unibg.it

The Consortium Research is based on the coming together of the various Research Institutes of the ten partners:

Università degli studi di Bergamo

  • C.A.V. - Centro arti visive
    (Centre for Visual Arts)
    www.unibg.it/cav
  • CERLIS - Centro di ricerca sui linguaggi specialistici
    (Research Centre on Languages for Specific Purposes)
    www.unibg.it/cerlis
  • C.S.T. - Centro studi sul territorio "Lelio Pagani"
    ("Lelio Pagani" Centre for Territorial Studies)
    www.unibg.it/cst
  • IRR - Istituto di ricerca sui Rinascimenti
    (Research Institute into the Renaissances)
    www.unibg.it/irr
  • Cattedra UNESCO - Diritti dell'uomo ed etica della cooperazione internazionale
    (UNESCO Chair - Human Rights and the Ethics of International Cooperation)
    www.unibg.it/cattedraunesco

Universidade Nova de Lisboa

Université de Perpignan - via Domitia

  • CRESEM - Centre de recherche sur les Sociétés et Environnements Méditerranéens
    cresem

University of St Andrews

Universidade de Santiago de Compostela

University of Sheffield

Adam Mickiewicz University Poznan

University of Guelph

Some examples of current faculty research projects:
  • The reception of English novels in Italy, 1750-1850
  • Travel Narratives in the Italian Literary Press, 1700-1820
  • Prizes, Juries and Prestige: The Creation of the Prix Femina, 1904-1944
  • The Uncanny in German Literature, 18th-20th century
  • Afro-Hispanic Literature (Equatorial Guinea)
  • A social and political history of East German football, 1945-1991

Universidad Nacional de Entre Ríos

Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero

Universidad Iberoamericana Ciudad de México

  • Departamento de Letras:
    • Literatura infantil y juvenil
    • Narrativa Mexicana a partir de los autores nacidos en la década de los 60 a los 80
    • Oralidad y tradición, cultura latinoamericana y mexicana
    • Literatura comparada, estudios de género, estudios culturales
    • Teatralidad, texturas y textualidades
    • Teoría literaria, hermenéutica y deconstrucción
    • Teoría literaria: metaficción, puesta en abismo, parodia, ironía e intertextualidad
  • Investigación interdepartamental (arte, filosofía, letras, historia y comunicación):
    • Estudios Críticos: Políticas y potencias de lo in(re)presentado


Crossways students are encouraged to participate in the activities of these bodies as a complement to their taught-course and dissertation work. Visiting Scholars will be invited to pursue collaborative projects and read papers.

Consortium collaborative research activities (archive)
Russian Visual Arts
Contact: The University of Sheffield
The Bakhtin Centre
Contact: The University of Sheffield
Humanities Research Institute
Contact: The University of Sheffield
Germanic studies
Contact: Dept of Germanic Studies - The University of Sheffield
Hispanic studies
Contact: Dept of Hispanic Studies - The University of Sheffield
Contemporary art from France, Quebec and the UK
Contact: The University of Sheffield
The Partonopeus project
Contact: The University of Sheffield
The Gide Project
Contact: D. Walker - The University of Sheffield