Maria Karlsson

Maria Karlsson is a PhD in Literary Studies and Senior Lecturer in Rhetoric at the Department of Literature, Uppsala University. Karlsson is part of the steering committee of the interdisciplinary research programme “Engaging Vulnerability” (EV) at Uppsala University where she investigates the narration of vulnerability in radio documentaries and how Selma Lagerlöf’s readers used vulnerability in their begging letters to the author. Between 2008 and 2011 she collaborated with Måns Wrange in the research project “Public Speaking” at Konstfack and Uppsala University.