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Birgit Neumann

Professor

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Birgit Neumann
Building: 23.21
Floor/Room: 02.078
+49 211 81-12205

Office Hours:

Please drop me an e-mail to arrange a meeting.

Selected Publications

  • Anglophone Literatures and Cultures
  • Anglophone World Literatures
  • Postcolonial, Global and Transcultural Studies
  • Postcolonial and Material Ecocriticism
  • British Empire and Literature
  • Gender Studies
  • Spatial Turn and Literary Studies
  • Literary and Cultural Memory Studies
  • Intermediality and Ekphrasis in Postcolonial Literatures
  • Intermediality – Ekphrasis – Visuality in Anglophone Literatures (with Prof. Dr. Gabriele Rippl, University Berne)
  • Anglophone World Literatures
  • Planetary Memory in Anglophone Literatures (with Yvonne Liebermann, née Kappel)
  • Creoles in Anglophone Literatures – Vernacular Cosmopolitanism
  • Die Sichtbarkeit der Übersetzer_in: Zielsprache Deutsch
  • Leverhulme International Network – Landscapes of Realism: Rethinking Literary Realism(s) in Global Comparative Perspective

"Contemporary Post-Monolingual Novels: Poetics, Modes of Reading and the Mediating Factor of Production " (September 2022, University of North Bengal, India)

"Re-Membering European Images in Contemporary Transcultural Fiction: 'Learning to See Otherwise" (September 2022, Trinity University Dublin)

"On Not Translating Africa: Jennifer Makumbi and the Production of World Literary Value" (May 2022, HU Berlin; Großbritannienzentrum)

"Re-Membering European Images in Postcolonial Literatures" (May 2022; King's College London, CHLEL Symposium)

"Neo-Baroque Aesthetics and Intermedial Configurations in Michael Ondaatje's Novels" (March 2022, University of Brussels)

  • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
  • Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes
  • The Danish Council for Independent Research 
  • Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung
  • Fonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung/Austrian Science Fund
  • Deutscher Akademischer Auslandsdienst (DAAD)
  • Swedish Research Council / Joint Committee for Nordic Research Councils in the Humanities and Social Sciences (NOS-HS)
  • The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
  • Research Foundation - Flanders (Fonds Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek -Vlaanderen, FWO)
  • Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften
  • Herzog August Bibliothek, Wolfenbüttel
  • FRIAS: Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies
  • Peer Reviews for a.o. De Gruyter (Narratologia); Brill, Routledge (Identities); Das 18. Jahrhundert, 18. Jahrhundert - Supplementa (Wallstein); Journal of Literary Theory; Gender & History; Contributions to the History of Concepts; Mosaic - A Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature; On_Culture; Word & Image.
  • Gutachten für das GCSC für DoktorandInnen- und PostdoktorandInnen-Stipendien im Rahmen der Exzellenzinitiative
  • Scientific Committee des European Thematic Network ACUME "Interfacing Sciences, Literature and the Humanities" (Travelling Concepts, Metaphors and Narratives, 2011)
  • Deutscher Anglistenverband
  • Centre for Australian Studies
  • International Society for Intermedial Studies
  • German Association for the Study of British Cultures
  • Gesellschaft zur Erforschung des 18. Jahrhunderts
  • European Narratology Network
  • Research Unit for Intercultural and Transcultural Studies, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge
  • Associate Member of Research Network "Landscapes of Realism", The Leverhulme Trust, (2015-2020) 
  • Member of the Research Training Group (Graduiertenkolleg) "Materiality and Production", German Research Foundation, 2015-2016
  • European Thematic Network ACUME "Interfacing Sciences, Literature  and the Humanities" (2010-2011)
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