Irma Erlingsdóttir

    Irma Erlingsdóttir

    Professor of French Contemporary Literature at the University of Iceland

    Veröld – House of Vigdís #321
    tel: 525-4634

    University of Iceland
    Vigdís Finnbogadóttir Institute of Foreign Languages
    Brynjólfsgötu 1
    IS-107 Reykjavik
    Tel: +354-5254000


    Irma Erlingsdóttir holds a doctoral degree in French contemporary literature from the Université Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3 (2012), a DEA degree in contemporary literature from the Université Sorbonne Paris VIII, Vincennes (1995), an MA degree from the Université Paul-Valéry, Montpellier (1994), a licence degree from the same university (1993) and a BA degree in French from the University of Iceland (1992).

    Irma’s research interest lies in contemporary French literature and philosophy, cultural studies, gender studies and history. Irma has written articles, edited scholarly books and organized colloquia and events. Since the year 2000, she is the director of RIKK – Institute for Gender, Equality and Difference at the University of Iceland. She is also the director of EDDA – Centre of Excellence and the GEST Programme, both projects launched in 2009 at the University of Iceland.

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