Curriculum vitae

Name:
Anders Hallengren

Date and place of birth:
Born in Stockholm on June 19, 1950


Anders Hallengren in Balmain NSW 2009
PHOTO ©John Tranter





Current Position
Author and journalist 1976–
Associate Professor of Comparative Literature,
Stockholm University; examiner in American and
African American Literature
1999–
Professional translator 2000–
Professional Connection Adviser
of the Harvard Alumni Association
2001–
Composer at the EMS studios 2008–
Fellow of The Linnean Society of London 2009–
Research Coordinator of the international network
Configurations of Desire in Premodern Literature
2009–2012
Senior Fellow of the International
Research Project Fiction and Figuration
2010–




Education and degrees awarded
Candidate in Philosophy, BA, MA
University of Stockholm
1972
Masters degree, philosophy and literature,
The Stockholm Teacher’s College
1974
Doctor of Philosophy degree,
University of Stockholm
1994
Docent, Stockholm University 1999
UPC University teacher diploma II with the highest distinction 2005
Diploma, United Nations Association advanced level course on
Human Rights (UNA/OHCHR) Geneva, Switzerland
2013




Previous Professional Appointments and Research
Professional musician 1967-1972
Assistant at Ratos Data Processing Center 1972
Gardener, The Bergius Botanic Garden 1973
High School Teacher in philosophy, psychology,
and language
1973–1975
Foreign Affairs journalist 1976-1984
Visiting Fellow in the Department of History,
Harvard University
1980-81
Teacher of Creative Writing, Workers' Educational
Association (ABF), Stockholm
1984–1986
Writer, communication consultant, and producer:
Kinnevik/Medvik/Scansat International media projects
1984–1986
Visiting Fellow in the Department of History,
Harvard University, affiliated to the Program
for the History of American Civilization
1987–88
Lectures in the USA, Russia, China, India, England,
Canada, the former Yugoslavia, Italy, South
Africa, The Bahamas, Bulgaria, Australia
1988 – 2009
Member of the Board of the Transnational
Institute (Norwich, Vermont and Moscow),
and International Research Coordinator
1991–1996
Contact and Adviser of the Committee for
Tuition in English, Guangxi Teachers University,
The People's Republic of China
1993–1994
Organizer of the first International ELT
Congress, Guilin, P.R. China
1993
Lecturer in the History of Literature,
Stockholm University
1995–99
Responsible for Stockholm University classes
in the History of American Literature
(Advanced Level), Dept. History of Literature,
Stockholm University
1996 –2008
Researcher and Project director (Topological studies
in Late Medieval Love Poetry), Dept. History of
Literature, Stockholm University
1997–2004
Responsible for Stockholm University courses
on the Modern Breakthrough in Scandinavian
Literature
1997–2007
Visiting Professor of the Medieval and Renaissance
Consortium, Dept. of Philosophy, University of
Hawai'i at Manoa
1998
Delegate and Lecturer, Parliament of the
World's Religions, Cape Town, South Africa
1999
Research Affiliate, The European Science
Foundation (Strasbourg)
1999–2000
Chairman of the Nobel Copyright Group 2000–2001
Consulting Editor for literature of the Nobel Foundation
and the Nobel e–Museum/Nobelprize.org
1999–2003
Research Fellow, Dept. History of Literature and the
History of Ideas, Stockholm University
2001–2005
Lecturer in African American Literature, SU 2004 – 2008
Researcher and Assistant Editor of the Strindberg Project 2006 – 2008
Moderator in the "Art, Leadership and Health" project
of the Department of Public Health Sciences
2007-2008




Editorial board memberships
REFERENS 1974–1976
LITTER 1976–1977
BOKGILLET 1977–1979
All Africa Press Service 1980
AFFÄRSLIVET 1983–1986
Kinnevik/Medvik/Scansat Media 1984-1986
VÄRLDARNAS MÖTE 1989–1995
ARCANA (USA) 1994–1995
SPI News (correspondent) 1994-1995
VÄRLD OCH VETANDE 1991–1995
PARNASS, Journal of the Literary Societies of
Sweden
1993–1996
PARNASS/Allt om Böcker
(Managing Editor)
1997–2003
Bonnier Publishers 1998–2000
The Nobel Foundation /Nobelprize.org 1999–2003
TFL, The Swedish University Journal of Literary Research,
(Editor–in chief)
2003
The National Edition of August Strindberg's
Collected Works (Senior Editor)
2006–2008




Memberships in Scientific Societies
The Hemingway Society (Fellow Member) 1991–
Transnational Vladimir Solovyov Society
(Founding member, and member of the
International Advisory Council, Norwich and
Moscow)
1991–
The New York Academy of Sciences (Fellow Member) 1994–
Associación de Estudios del Caribe
(Puerto Rico), fellow member
1994–
The Stockholm Association of Humanities
(Stockholms Humanistiska Förbund),
— on the Board of Directors
1996
President of the Stockholm Association
of Humanities
1997–2002
Life Member of the Swedenborg Society, London 2004–
The Linnean Society of London 2009–
The Linnean Society of New South Wales 2009–
The Royal Society of Zoology of NSW 2009
President of the Swedenborg Society of London 2011-2013
Vice President of the Swedenborg Society of London 2013-2015




Other academic and professional activities & affiliations
Member of the P.E.N. World Association of Writers 1985–
Member of the Union of Swedish Writers 1985–
Member of the Union of Professional Translators
(Latin, English, German, Spanish, Italian)
1985–
Member of the Writer's Center, Stockholm
(Författarcentrum Öst)
1996-
Elected Swedish State Church District Commissioner 1997
Member of the Research Board of Advisers
of the American Biographical Institute
1998–
Committee Member of the Literary
Societies of Sweden (De Litterära Sällskapens
Samarbetsnämnd, DELS)
1998–1999
The International Music Agency of
Swedish Composers (STIM), the Swedish
Performing Rights Society
1999–
Member of VEMS/EMS: Composers of the Electronic
Music Studio
2001–
Member of the Translator's Center, Sweden 2002–
Member of SEAMS,
The Swedish Society of Electronic Music
2007–
Member of the United Nations Association (UNA) 2009–




Books in English
1. THE PURITAN MIND AND THE MODERN SELF.
Current History: 1991 (first ed. Guilin, China 1989).
2. DÉTENTE AND DISRUPTION: Antipoles in the Age of Unity.
Speech at the XXVII International October Meeting of Writers in Belgrade 1990 – "The End of Utopias, and the World Spirit." © UKS–P.E.N., Beograd and Kragujevac 1990, 1992 [Popustanje i Raspad: Suprotni polovi u vreme jedinstva]; Engl. version pub. in the Current History series 1991; review: "Vreme Istine" (The Moment of Truth), Politika Expres 21/10 1990.
3. DECIPHERING REALITY: Swedenborg, Emerson, Whitman and the Search for the Language of Nature.
University of Minnesota: Minneapolis 1992.
4. (Co-editor) 1993 GUILIN ELT/HEMINGWAY INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE.
Guangxi Teachers University: Guilin 1993.
5. THE CODE OF CONCORD: Emerson’s Search for Universal Laws.
Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis, Stockholm Studies in History of Literature. Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksell International 1994.
6. WHAT IS NATIONAL LITERATURE?
Lectures on Emerson, Dostoevsky, Hemingway, and the Meaning of Culture. Current History: 1996.
7. GALLERY OF MIRRORS: Reflections of Swedenborgian Thought.
West Chester, Penn.: Swedenborg Studies Monograph Series, 8. Swedenborg Foundation 1998.
8. (Co–author), ROCKING THE AGES: The Pulse and Continuity of Change.
West Chester: Chrysalis Books, 2000.
9. (Trans.) Martin Lamm, Emanuel Swedenborg: The Development of His Thought.
With a Foreword by Paul Valéry. Translated by Tomas Spiers and Anders Hallengren. Swedenborg Studies Monograph Series, 9, West Chester, Pennsylvania, 2000. Pp. 354
10. (Trans.) Lars Bergquist, Swedenborg’s Dream Diary.
Translated by Anders Hallengren. Swedenborg Studies Series, 11. West Chester, Pennsylvania: Swedenborg Foundation Publishers 2001. Pp. 371.
11. (Trans.) Olof Lagercrantz, Epic of the Afterlife
West Chester, Penn.: Swedenborg Foundation Publishers, 2002.
12. (Co–author), IN SEARCH OF THE ABSOLUTE: Essays on Swedenborg and Literature
Ed. Stephen McNeilly. London: Swedenborg Society, 2004.
13. (Co–author) PEACE IN A RESTLESS WORLD.
Los Angeles: Mananam, Chinmaya. 2004; and Chennai, India 2005.
14. NOBEL LAUREATES IN SEARCH OF IDENTITY AND INTEGRITY.
New Jersey, London, Singapore, Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Taipei, Chennai: World Scientific Publishing Co. (WSPC), 2004, 2005. ISBN 9812560386 (hardbound) 9812560742 (paperback). Library of Congress Control Number: 2004058654. Pp. 270+x. Published as E-BOOK in 2006, ebrary, Inc.
15. Nelson Mandela and the Rainbow of Culture.
Reprint, AVID Center: San Diego 2008.
16. (Contrib.) KALEIDOSCOPE: Lenses on Reality.
Ed. R.F. Lawson and C.S. Lawson. West Chester: Chrysalis Books 2009.
17. Memoirs of Swedenborg and other documents.
Swedenborg Society/Bloomsbury 2011
18. Pentagrams | Pentagramme. Ill. Madlen Herrström. International
English–German edition. Éditions Sander, 2012.
19. The Garment of Love: Charity is the Bond of Perfection
Swedenborg Society/Bloomsbury London, 2013.
20. The Grand Theme and Other Essays: Selected literary essays and addresses
Swedenborg Society, Bloomsbury London, 2013.
21. Pangs of Love and Longing: Configurations of Desire in Premodern Literature
(coeditor, coordinator and contributor)
Cambridge Scholars
Publishing: Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 2013.
22. [Contrib. / coauthor] Bulgaria and the Nordic Countries:
Paths to Understanding / [ed] Evgenia Tetimova & Vladimir Naydenov.
Sofia: Университетско издателство „Св. Климент Охридски”, 2015
23. Madlen Herrström (artist) – Anders Hallengren (author). Alone Together.
La Chose Typo: Clermont-Ferrand (France) 2016.
24. Fiction and Figuration in High and Late Medieval Literature.
(Ed.) Marianne Pade, Anders Cullhed, Anders Hallengren, Brian Møller Jensen.
Analecta Romana Supplementum XLVII.
Edizioni Quasar: Rom 2016.
25. Anders Hallengren: ”Grazia Deledda: Voice of Sardinia”.
In: Eleonora Duse and CENERE (Ashes): Centennial Essays.
Edited by Maria Pia Pagani & Paul Fryer.
ISBN 9781476663753
[March 2017]. McFarland: London, 2017




Contact information
Anders Hallengren
Hudiksvallsgatan 3
SE–113 30 Stockholm

Phone +46-768 23 30 25
E-mail address:hallengren(at)post.harvard.edu




Gränszon: Swedenborgessäer (2017)

2017-07-01

Beställ »
ISBN 978-91-982183-2-9
534 sidor


On Grazia Deledda, Eleonora Duse, and the movie based on the novel CENERE, in: Eleonora Duse and Cenere (Ashes): Centennial Essays (2017)

2017-07-01




Fiction and Figuration in High and Late Medieval Literature (ed. Marianne Pade, Anders Cullhed, Anders Hallengren, Brian Møller Jensen).

2017-07-01

Edizioni Quasar: Rome 2016.
Isbn: 978-88-7140-744-9



Exhibition NP33

2016-04-20

16 APRIL – 7 MAJ 2016
Madlen Herrström – Anders Hallengren
Balanslinje
Bilden i ordet – ordet i bilden om livets konst



Release in October 2015

2015-09-21

Essays on Genius, Inspiration, Creativity, Love, and Illusion.
ISBN 978-91-982183-1-2.

Beställ »


The International Carl Bernhard Wadström Conference on Human Rights and the Abolition of Slavery

2015-05-25

London 2-4 June, 2015


First World War Stockholm

2015-02-11

Book Release 17 November 2014
Axel Swinhufvud – Stockholmsfotograf
ISBN: 9789198175004
Order here


Tracks and stuff

5 April 2014

Performance at
PUMPHUSET KONSTHALL »


Two English book releases in June

2013-06-13

The Grand Theme and Other Essays

BOOK LAUNCH AND BOOK SIGNING IN BLOOMSBURY on 27 June 2013 at 7.00 pm

Pangs of Love Longing: Configurations of Desire in Premodern Literature
(Cambridge Scholars Publishing)


The project online.


Release / Neuerscheinung

2012-10-01
PENTAGRAMS | PENTAGRAMME
MADLEN HERRSTRÖM has created a series of exhibitions inspired by ANDERS HALLENGREN's 66 'Pentagram' five-liners, here presented in English and German translations along with a selection of the works of art.

MADLEN HERRSTRÖM hat eine Serie Ausstellungen geschaffen, inspiriert von ANDERS HALLENGRENs 66 Fünfzeilern, genannt "Pentagramme", welche hier in englischen und deutschen Übersetzungen zusammen mit ausgewählten Kunstwerken präsentiert werden.

Bibliophile edition, ÉDITIONS SANDER 2012
ISBN: 978-91-633-6936-0, Pp. 109.
List price GBP 30/EUR 35/SEK 290
Contact and orders: info@gallerisander.se
http://www.gallerisander.se/nkpg/kontakt.html


Book release - Lancement du livre

11 November 2011
Territoire extérieur
d'Anders Hallengren
accompagné de trois dessins de Madlen Herrström
Collection "Le frau"
Bélinay, Paulhac: Odile Fix 2011


Book release

1 August 2011
Memoirs of Swedenborg and other documents
1st Ed. London 2011
ISBN: 978-0-85448-168-2


Album release

30 May 2011
OPHIR: Opus Operatum (2011)
Sixty minutes of original music composed by Anders Hallengren and Stefan Östlund.
Manifest Music Award nominee 2012.


Reading

1 June 2011
SOFIA, BULGARIA
Poetry and music by Anders Hallengren will be performed
at the Sofia City Gallery on June 1, 2011, at 6:30 p.m.
Poems recited in Bulgarian.

Program PDF


Concert:

First performance of NEBULA 7-5
Anders Hallengren—Stefan Östlund
at Fylkingen, Stockholm, 28 August 2010


Exhibition:

CROSSPOINT
Tomelilla Konsthall 14.8-26.9 2010
INTRO: Madlen Herrström Vimeo Video

Review: Ett möte mellan poesi och konst

CROSSPOINT 2010 Art Book
ISBN 978-91-633-6976-6


New book!

UTMARKSFÄRDEN
By Anders Hallengren and Madlen Herrström
Éditions Sander 2010
ISBN 978-91-633-6935-3
Review of the book here


Kaleidoscope

Anders Hallengren: AN ANGLE OF VISION: The Seer in Contemporary Perspective. In: Kaleidope: Lenses on Reality, Ed. Robert F. Lawson & Carol S. Lawson, Chrysalis Books: West Chester 2009


Art exhibit

Paris artist Madlen Herrström has created a travelling exhibition inspired by Anders Hallengren's poems.

Diktsvit bakom tavlor med rörelse

Variationsrikt och utmanande




Pentagram (2009) Ill. by Madlen Herrström and by Gull Rosdahl. ISBN 978-91-976972-5-5

From the reviews:

... " en språklig balanskonstnär med skärpa i såväl formuleringar som funderingar" Ann Lingebrandt, ´Femradingar med filosofisk knorr´, HD 5 April, 2009

" Med känsla och varsamhet, fantasi och erfarenhet, öppnar han upp för en berikad bild av verkligheten, en skönare plattform att stå på." Bo Blom, BTJ 10/2009



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Hudiksvallsgatan 3
SE–113 30 Stockholm

Phone +46-768 23 30 25
hallengren (at) post.harvard.edu