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Siobhán Donovan

BEd with Gaeilge & Modern Languages Rep | College VP for T&L

Interests: 18th-19th century literature and history of ideas, Adaptation studies, 19th-century opera as adaptive genre, contemporary Swiss-German literature

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Ruth Lockart

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Leonard Lüer

DAAD Language Assistant (German Academic Exchange Service)

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Helga Muellneritsch

Female agency, film from German-speaking countries, manuscript cookery books, and book history.

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Gillian Pye

On leave 23/24

Contemporary German-language literature with particular focus on identity in post-unification Germany, representations of wellbeing and happiness in literature, literary treatments of material culture and the everyday, posthumanism and literature. Twentieth century drama and theories of comedy.

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Jeanne Riou

On leave in T2, 2023/24

Continental Philosophy (especially German Philosophy), The Relationship between Philosophy and Literature; Intellectual History; German literature of the Enlightenment, Romantic and Modernist periods; Cultural Theory; Aesthetics.

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Joseph Twist

Head of German | European Studies Rep | Erasmus Incoming

The intersection of philosophy and religion, and the reconceptualisation of community, subjectivity and belonging in contemporary German culture, with a particular focus on minority German literature and writers of a Muslim background.

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Heidi Zojer

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Postdoctoral Researchers

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Katherine Calvert

PostDoc in German

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German Adjunct Researchers

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Sabine Krobb

Translation studies, German-Scandinavian literary relations, German and Austrian literature late 19th and early 20th century

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Associated Researchers

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Anne Fuchs

UCD Humanities Institute

German modernism/classical modernity; postwar and contemporary German literature; cultural theories of time and temporality; German cultural memory since 1945; German-Jewish literature, cultural theory.

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University College Dublin Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.
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