Sigrid Schottenius Cullhed
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Married to Eric Cullhed. Two children (born in Jan. 2013 and Nov. 2014)
2008.02–2012.11 Doctoral studies in Comparative Literature, University of Gothenburg
2009.09–2010.04 Studies in Latin Philology, Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa
2007.01–2008.01 Studies in Journalism, IMS, Stockholm University
2002.08–2007.06 MA in Comparative Literature, Stockholm University
2003.01–2005.06 BA in French, Stockholm University
2004.09–2005.02 Studies in ‘Lettres modernes’, Université de Paris VII
2014.05– Postdoctoral Research Fellow Uppsala University (financed by the Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities)
2015.06–2016–06 Maternal leave, 50%
2014.10–2015.03 Maternal leave, 100 %
2012.12–2014.04 Maternal leave, 100 %
2008.02–2014.03 Ph.D. position in Comparative Literature, University of Gothenburg
Other relevant qualifications
2017–2020 Editor of the review section in Samlaren, the journal of the Swedish Society of Literature (Svenska litteratursällskapet)
2017–2020 Member of the Board of the Swedish Society of Literature
2017–2020 Member of the Election Committee for the Faculty Board of History and Philosophy
2016–2019 Deputy member of the Department Board, Department of Literature, Uppsala University
2018.05 External opponent of a so called “60 percent-seminar” of doctoral dissertation in Comparative Literature, Linköping University
2017 Participation in the workshop ”From the European to the Global Crisis of Values and Democracy”, organized by the The Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences.
2015–2018 Reviewer for publishers, series of publication and periodicals (among others Brill, Litteratur och Samhälle, Tidskrift för litteraturvetenskap)
2016.05, 2017.05 Adviser to the Admission committee in the process of appointing doctoral students, Department of Literature, Uppsala University
2015.04– Member of the international and interdisciplinary network GROLA (Ghent Readers of Late Antiquity)
2010–2012 Member of the international and interdisciplinary network ”Configurations of Desire in Premodern Literature”, funded by The Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences
2010–2011 Chairman for the Ph.D. Student Association, Department of Literature, History of Ideas and Religion, Univeristy of Gothenburg
2009 Representative for doctoral students from the University of Gothenburg at annual meeting at Georg Brandes skolen, Copenhagen University
2006–2007 Secretary of the Society of Emilie Flygare-Carlén (Emilie Flygare-Carlén Sällskapet)
Awards and Scholarships (selection)
2016 Northern Scholars Scheme Lecture Scholarship, University of Edinburgh
2014 Prize for “excellent scientific work“ for Proba the Prophet (2012), Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities
2013 Prize for excellent dissertation, Stina och Erik Lundbergs fond, Swedish Academy
2012 Karl och Betty Warburgs fond
2012 The Royal Society of Arts and Sciences in Gothenburg Conference
Outreaching Activity and Media Appearance
2018.11 Lecture "Moderna myter: Demeter och Persefone åtskiljda", Senioruniversitetet, Uppsala
2018.08 ”P3 Historia”, P3, Swedish Radio ”Hypatia” (23 august)
2018.08 Lecture "Lucretias protest, Filomelas tystnad", Lacrimi e sospiri eller varför klagar nymfen?, concert at Nacka church.
2017–2018 Member of the Outreach group (Samverkansgrupp), Department of Literature, Uppsala University
2017.02 Invited lecture, ”När du skär i Vergilius läcker framtiden ut”, Senior Community of the Mission Covenant Church of Uppsala and the Church of Valsätra
2016.08 Godmorgon världen!, P1, Swedish Radio: ”Vad är en musa?”, (14 August 2016)
2015.09 Godmorgon världen!, P1, Swedish Radio: ”Litterärt återbruk från Oidipus till Salander”, (30 September 2015)
Organizer of Conferences and Workshops
2018.03 Organization of workshop with FD Emily Troscianko, Ph.D. (Oxford) on Cognitive science and literary studies, together with the Department of Medical Humanities at Uppsala University.
2015.05 Organizer (with Professor Mats Malm) of the international and interdisciplinary conference ”Reading Late Antiquity”, funded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities
2010.03 Co-organizer of the Swedish National conference of Comparative Literature, University of Gothenburg, spring 2010
2018.11–12 Coordinator, developer and lecturer for the intermediate course ”Myth, power and desire: Antiquity to today” (7,5 credits)
2018.01–03 Coordinator and lecturer in collaboration, “Theory and Method” for third-semester students, Comparative Literature (7,5 credits).
2018.03 Teacher and lecturer at an international course for doctoral students in Classical languages and Archeology, held by the so called Winter School of the U4 collaboration between the universities of Groeningen, Göttingen, Ghent and Uppsala, Athens (7.5 credits)
2017.12.04 Lecture on Ancient Greek women poets, Department of Classical Languages, Uppsala University.
2017.08–2018.01 Coordinator for the Intermediate course in Comparative Literature (30
2017.08–2017.10 Coordinator, developer and lecturer for the intermediate course ”The
Unknown Faces of Antiquity” (7,5 credits)
2017.04-2017.05 Coordinator and main lecturer for the doctoral course ”Medieval and
Early Modern Literature” (7,5 credits)
2016.01–2017.01 Supervision and examination of Bachelor and Master thesis
2016.09–2016.10 Lectures on Archaic poetry, Medieval Latinity and Vernacular literature,
first-semester course in Literature.
2016.03–2016.04 Coordinator and main lecturer for the first-semester course ”Middle ages
to the eighteenth century” (7,5 credits)
2015.10–2015.11 Coordinator and lecturer in collaboration for the first-semester course
”Middle ages to the eighteenth century” (7,5 credits)
2015.04-2015.05 Coordinator and lecturer for the doctoral course ”Medieval and Early
Modern Literature” (7,5 credits)
2011.09, 2012.09, 2013.09 Coordinator, developer and lecturer for the first-semester course
”Sappho and poetics”
2009.09, 2010.09 Lectures on Sappho and Archaic poetry, first-semester course
University of Gothenburg
2014.11–2015.01 Lecture, seminar and examination ”Perspectives on Antiquity”, national
course for doctoral students in Comparative Literature (7.5 credits)
2012.10–2012.12 Coordinator and lecturer (in collaboration) for ”Literary History and
interpretation. Classicism to Modernism" (7,5 credits)
2008.05–2012.09 Lectures on the Homeric Hymns for third-semester students; on Late
Antique literature and on Literary Theory for first-semester students
2018.01–05 Supervision of three completed Bachelor theses.
2016.08–present Supervision of two Master theses, one completed.
2016.08–2017.01 Supervision of one completed Bachelor thesis
2016.01 Examination of one Master thesis
2016.05, 2018.05 Examination of four Bachelor thesis
Training in teaching and learning in higher education
2018.03–2018.05 ”Assessment, Grading and Feedback”, teacher training course at the Unit for Quality Enhancement and Academic Teaching and Learning, Uppsala University (1 hp)
2016.09–2016.10 “Supervising Undergraduate Students”, teacher training course at the Unit for Quality Enhancement and Academic Teaching and Learning, Uppsala University (2 hp)
2008.05– Academic Teaching Training Course, University of Gothenburg (5 hp)
Papers and Invited Lectures
2018.06 Invited conference lecture, ”Persephone in Pieces”, ”Epitome. From fragmentation to recomposition (and back again)”, Ghent University, Belgian Academy, Rome.
2018.06 Conference paper, "Settling as Mother and Doula in Sweden", ”Mothers, Mobility and Migration”, Maynooth University.
2018.05 Invited guest seminar, ”Sexuellt våld i senantik poesi”, Linköping University.
2018.04 Invited guest seminar, ”Läsningar av senantiken – en ny antologi och ett aktuellt forskningsfält”, Stockholms University.
2017.03 Invited lecture, ”Rome Post Mortem: The Many Returns of Rutilius Namatianus” at ”The Classics Research Seminar”, School of History, Classics and Archaeology, University of Edinburgh
2017.03 Invited guest seminar, ”Reading Late Antiquity”, at ”Late Antique Lunches”, School of History, Classics and Archaeology, University of Edinburgh
2017.02 Seminar with Professor Gunnel Ekroth, ”Rape in Antiquity”, Uppsala University
2016.11 Guest Seminar, Department of History of Science and Ideas, Uppsala University
2015.04 Keynote speech, ”When you cut in Virgil the future leaks out”, Nachwuchsforum Latein, Ghent University
2013.05 Conference paper, ”När Sapfo kom ut”, Klassisk filologi i Sverige, Kungliga Vitterhetsakademien, Stockholm
2013.04 Paper, ”The Cento of Proba, Imitation, Originality and Plagiarism” Imitation and Originality: A Classical Issue, University of Gothenburg
2012.08 Conference paper (invited), ”Reading Textual Patchwork in the Renaissance”, Weben und Gewebe in der Antike, Universität Basel
2011.10 Conference paper (invited), ”Proba, Jerome and the Modern Scholar”, Décadence. ‘Decline and Fall’ or ‘Other Antiquity?’, Freie Universität, Berlin
2011.04 Conference paper (invited), ”Proba’s Cento: Its Author and Ancient Readers”, The Classics Renewed, Rice University, Texas
2011.03 Paper (invited) ”Proba’s Cento: Its Readers and Saint Jerome”, Literary Approaches to Latin and Greek Literature, Uppsala University
2010.05 Conference paper, ”Proba and the Cento tradition”, The Small World of Late Antiquity, Uppsala University
2010.03 Conference paper, ”Senantik diktning med eller utan författare”, Författarens ställning i litteraturvetenskapen, University of Gothenburg
2009.08 Conference paper, ”Probas Cento i mediehistorisk belysning”, Codex and Code: Aesthetics, Language and Politics in an Age of Digital Media, The Nordic Association for Comparative Literature (NorLit), Stockholm
2009.06 Conference paper (invited), ”Typological poetics in the Cento of Proba”, Intermixti Spiritus Oris: The interface between rhetoric and poetry in Late Antiquity, Ghent University
”Persephone in Pieces: Claudian on the Rape of Proserpine”, forthcoming in Ramus: Critical Studies in Greek and Roman Literature (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press)
”Proba, Faltonia Betitia”, Oxford Classical Dictionary.
“The Consolation of Late Antiquity: Pierre Courcelle (1912–1980)”, forthcoming in The New Late Antiquity, eds. M. Formisano and C. Ando (Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter)
”Tystade kvinnors berättelser: Våldtäkt i grekisk och romersk litteratur” for Swedish anthology on violence in literature with planned publication in 2019
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