Jüri Talvet#


Jüri Talvet
Email:juri.talvet 'at' ut.ee
Membership Number:4248
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:ESTONIA
Section:LITERARY & THEATRICAL STUDIES
Username:jtalvet
Homepage: http://talvet.edicypages.com




Present and Previous Positions
  • 2002 Chairing Professor of Comparative / World Literature at Tartu University (re-elected)
  • 1997 Chairing Professor of Comparative / World Literature at Tartu University (re-elected)
  • 1992 Chairing Professor of Comparative / World Literature at Tartu University
  • 1974-1991 Lecturer and associate professor of comparative Western literature at Tartu University
  • 1992/93- Founder and Coordinator of Spanish studies at Tartu University

Fields of Scholarship
  • Comparative poetics of Western literature
  • Baroque poetics
  • Romanticism
  • 20th-century novel and poetry
  • Spanish and Latin-American literature
  • Estonian poetry
  • Intercultural studies

Honours and Awards
  • 2015 the Order of the County of Alatskivi
  • 2011 the diploma of World Culture Council (WCC)
  • 2008 the Medal of the City of Tartu
  • 2004/2005 the US Fulbright Research Scholarship ( New York Columbia University, 6 months)
  • 2002 Dr. Werner Petersen Guest Professor’s Scholarship by Kiel University
  • 2001 the Order of White Star of 4th Class of the Republic of Estonia
  • 1997/98 the US Fulbright Research Scholarship (Stanford University, 4 months)
  • 1997 the Juhan Liiv Prize of Poetry
  • 1992 the Order of Isabel the Catholic for Hispanic activities by the Spanish Government
  • 1986 the Juhan Smuul Annual Prize of Literature in the essay genre (for Teekond Hispaaniasse)

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