Judith Lamberty is a doctoral researcher in Romance Literature at the Universität des Saarlandes and member of the „IRTG Diversity: Mediating Difference in Transcultural Spaces“. During her B.A. studies in French and Social Anthropology at the bilingual Universität Freiburg/Université de Fribourg (Switzerland), she started to develop a research interest in multilingualism. Her Master thesis, by which she completed the European M.A. programme in French and Francophone Studies at the Humboldt Universität Berlin and the Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3, focused on the poetics of multilingualism in the work of Nicolas Bouvier. She is currently working on a doctoral thesis on the circulation and reception of heterolingual novels published in Quebec and French-speaking Switzerland.