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Kai Wiegandt

Kai Wiegandt

Member since 2014
born 1979
subject: English language and literature

Contact
Freie Universität Berlin
Institute for English Language and Literature
Habelschwerdter Allee 45
14195 Berlin

Tel.: (030) 838-723 30
Fax: (030) 838-723 00
kai.wiegandt@fu-berlin.de

Personal web page

Research Areas

  • Shakespeare and Early Modern Literature

  • Twentieth Century and Contemporary Literature

  • Postcolonial Literatures

  • Literary Anthropology

  • Literary and Cultural Theory

 

Curriculum Vitae

  • 2017

    Heisenberg Fellowship funded by the German Research Foundation

  • since 2016

    Postdoctoral Researcher funded by the German Research Foundation, Friedrich Schlegel Graduate School for Literary Studies, Free University Berlin

  • 2016

    Professorial Dissertation [Habilitation], Free University Berlin

  • 2011-2012

    Visiting Scholar at the University of Cape Town (PostDoc-Stipendium des DAAD)

  • 2009

    PhD on the subject "Crowd and Rumour in Shakespeare"

  • 2008

    Scholarship holder (Autorenwerkstatt Prosa of the Literarisches Colloquium Berlin)

  • 2006-2016

    Lecturer, Institute for English Language and Literature, Freie Universität Berlin

  • 2005

    M.A., Free University Berlin

  • 1999-2005

    Undergraduate studies in English studies, German studies und Philosophy in Freiburg, at Yale University und at the Free University Berlin

Publications

  • The Return of the Historical Novel? Thinking About Fiction and History After Historiographic Metafiction

    (Mit Andrew James Johnston) The Return of the Historical Novel? Thinking About Fiction and History After Historiographic Metafiction. Heidelberg: Winter, 2017.

  • J. M. Coetzee and the Non-English Literary Traditions

    (Mit Maria-Jesús Lopez) J. M. Coetzee and the Non-English Literary Traditions. Special Issue of European Journal of English Studies 20:2 (2016).

  • J. M. Coetzee’s Complicated Migrations

    "J. M. Coetzee’s Complicated Migrations". Poetica 48:1-2 (2016), 145-167.

  • Blooming Myths: Nationalism, Jewishness and Modernity in Ulysses

    "Blooming Myths: Nationalism, Jewishness and Modernity in Ulysses". Anglistentag 2015 Paderborn. Hg. Christoph Ehland, Ilka Mindt, Merle Tönnies. Trier: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2016. 187-196.

  • 'Expectation whirls me round': Hope, Fear and Time in Troilus and Cressida

    " 'Expectation whirls me round': Hope, Fear and Time in Troilus and Cressida". Love, History and Emotion in Chaucer and Shakespeare: Troilus and Criseyde and Troilus and Cressida. Hg. Andrew James Johnston, Russell West-Pavlov, Elisabeth Kempf. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016. 17-31.

  • Humans and Animals in Conrad's 'An Outpost of Progress'

    Humans and Animals in Conrad's 'An Outpost of Progress'. Outposts of Progress: Joseph Conrad, Modernism and Post-colonialism. Ed. Gail Fincham, Jeremy Hawthorn, Jakob Lothe. Cape Town: University of Cape Town Press, 2015. 41-55

  • Trieb: Poetiken und Politiken einer modernen Letztbegründung

    (Mit Jan Niklas Howe) Trieb: Poetiken und Politiken einer modernen Letztbegründung. Berlin: Kadmos, 2014

  • J.M. Coetzee's 'Dog-Man' and the Cynicism of Disgrace

    J.M. Coetzee's 'Dog-Man' and the Cynicism of Disgrace. Anglia: Journal of English Philology 131:1 (2013), 121-140.

  • Crowd and Rumour in Shakespeare

    Crowd and Rumour in Shakespeare. Farnham: Ashgate, 2012.

  • Partial Truth. Rumour in Conrad's 'Heart of Darkness'

    Partial Truth. Rumour in Conrad's 'Heart of Darkness'. Poetica: Zeitschrift für Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaft 40:3-4 (2008), 397-424.

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