Reine Meylaerts

First name: 
Reine
Family name: 
Meylaerts
Country: 
Belgium
Institution: 
K.U.Leuven
Department: 
Comparative Literature
Short description: 

 


Reine Meylaerts is Professor of Comparative Literature at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium). Her current research interests concern the theory, methodology and historiography of intercultural relationships in multilingual societies. She is the author of L’Aventure flamande de la Revue Belge. Langues, littératures et cultures dans l’entre-deux-guerres (2004, P.I.E.-Peter Lang) and the co-author, together with Dirk De Geest, of Littératures en Belgique / Literaturen in België. Diversités culturelles et dynamiques littéraires / Culturele diversiteit en literaire dynamiek (2004, P.I.E.-Peter Lang). She guest-edited a special issue of Target (18 :1, 2006) on Heterolingualism in/and Translation. She is member of the International Advisory Board of Target, member of the EST Board (European Society for Translation Studies), member of the editorial board of “Repräsentationen, Representations, Représentations. Translating across Cultures and Societies” (LIT Book Series).

Languages: 

Dutch

French

English

German

Italian 

Teaching areas: 

Comarative Literature

Translation Studies

Francophone literature 

Research areas: 

The theory, methodology and historiography of intercultural relationships in multilingual societies.

Intra- and international relationships in Belgian francophone literary magazines (20th century)

Publications: 
see: https://lirias.kuleuven.be/items-by-author?author=Meylaerts%2C+Reinhilde%3B+U0031976