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Centre for Literary and Intermedial Crossings Vrije Universiteit Brussel


The Centre for Literary and Intermedial Crossings brings together researchers in the field of literary, theatre and performance studies. CLIC offers scholars an interdisciplinary network to stimulate research along three key concepts: media, genres and spaces. MEDIA Literature, theatre and performance traditionally belong to specific medial systems. However, these systems often interact in hybrid, intermedial ways. Definitions of ...

Interplay of Theatre, Literature & Media in Performance Vrije Universiteit Brussel

The joint research group THALIA aims at collective, intellectual exchange in regard to intermedial constellations of theatre, text and performance, along the research lines Text/Theatricality, Performativity, Dramaturgy and (Inter)Mediality.

Language and literature Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Studying languages is an exciting choice, particularly in a city such as Brussels where probably more languages are spoken than anywhere else in Europe. Competence in languages is not just a luxury. It is a necessity in a society where international relationships are part of every day life. Language students access other cultures and thus broaden their horizons. They have the opportunity to see how people communicate and how the human mind ...

Social-cultural food-research Vrije Universiteit Brussel


FOST aims at the study of the history, sociology, geography, politics, philosophy, archaeology, linguistics, and etnology of food in Europe since Antiquity. It is a multidisciplinary and inter-faculty research unit, with international contacts in Europe and the USA. FOST co-ordindates (PhD) research with regard to food, gastronomy, culinary culture, table manners, and all issues related to common and festive food. It welcomes researchers from ...

Study Centre Experimental Literature Vrije Universiteit Brussel

The center wants to stimulate and carry out research into literature that deliberately deviates from the conventional conventions and is looking for formal renewal. The focus is on authors and texts from symbolism, the historical avant-garde, the neo avant-garde (fifties, nouveau novel, Anderproza) and postmodernism. In addition, attention is also paid to the genres in which the experiment manifests itself, such as the prose light and the ...