Paula Henrikson

Pro Futura Scientia Fellow, SCAS.
Associate Professor of Literature, Uppsala University

Paula Henrikson received her Ph.D. in Literature from Uppsala University in 2004 and was promoted
to Associate Professor (Docent) in 2009. She held appointments as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow
from 2006 to 2008 (Swedish Research Council) and as a Research Fellow at the Swedish Academy
from 2009 to 2013 (Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation). Currently she is a Pro Futura Scientia
Fellow (the Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences) at the Swedish Collegium for
Advanced Study.

Henrikson is on the board of the Swedish Society for Belles-Lettres (SVS) and of the Nordic Network
for Textual Critics (NNE), a member of the Royal Society of Arts and Sciences of Uppsala (KVSU)
and Vice Chair of the Swedish Society of Literature (SLS). She is on the advisory boards of the
journals Romantik: Journal for the Study of Romanticisms and Tidskrift för litteraturvetenskap. Among
her publications are Dramatikern Stagnelius (Stagnelius the Dramatist, 2004), Textkritisk utgivning
(Textual Editing, 2007), and the edited volume Geschichte der Edition in Skandinavien (ed. with C.
Janss, 2013). She has been awarded prizes from the Swedish Academy, the Royal Swedish Academy
of Letters, History and Antiquities, and the Royal Society of Humanities in Uppsala.

During her Pro Futura Scientia Fellowship, Henrikson is investigating the interplay between national
identities and classical models in romantic literature. More specifically, she explores the Swedish
reception of classical antiquity in three key areas of investigation: philhellenism, classical translation,
and travel writing.

This information is accurate as of the academic year 2017-18.