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Literature and Economics

University of Zurich

1 or 2 semesters

This project explores various connections between literature and economics. Special attention is paid to issues of debt, female economic agency as well as the relationship between Victorian capitalism and present-day finance.

Project description

This project explores various connections between literature and economics. Special attention is paid to issues of debt, female economic agency as well as the relationship between Victorian capitalism and present-day finance.

The project is also open for recently graduated undergraduate students and graduate student.

The project runs from Fall 2017 to Fall 2019.

Number of placements available: 1 per semester.

Faculty Department

The English Department at the University of Zurich is one of the larger Departments in  the  Faculty  of  Arts,  and  certainly  the  biggest English  Department  in  Switzerland. This allows us to offer a breadth of innovative and creative teaching, which benefits from  world-leading  research  in English  literature  and  linguistics  carried  out  by  our staff.  We  hope  that  you  will  enjoy  your  English  studies  and  take  advantage  of  the scope  our  programmes  offer,  encouraging  you  to  determine  your  own  path  in  the
explorations into language and literature that your studies will promote.

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