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TALK,  CLIC,  Duits,  SEL
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Pleinlaan 2
B-1050 Brussel
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Persoonlijke informatie

Publicaties: R&D Database
Onderwijs: Centrale onderwijsdatabank


Research focus: Contemporary Austrian literature (esp. Mayröcker, Jelinek, and other experimental women authors), Austrian and German theatre, the radio play, literary theory, gender theory.

Current projects:

- As editor:

Alterität. Festschrift für Heidy Margrit Müller (with Katja Lochtman, Stauffenburg Verlag 2013)

In-Differenzen. Alterität im Schreiben Josef Winklers (with Stefan Krammer, Stauffenburg Verlag 2016)

Creativity and Captivity (special journal issue Life Writing 2017, with Elisabeth Bekers and Eva Schandevyl)

Music in Literature - Literature in Music (VAL-Cahier 2017, with Bruno Forment)

Confrontations - Experimental Dutch and German Literature of the Long Sixties (edited volume, with Lars Bernaerts and Olivier Couder)

- As PhD supervisor:

Mathias Meert (FWO, 2012-2016), An intertextual analysis of Richard Beer-Hofmann’s Klassiker reception.

Lesley Penné (2013-2017), Heimat in der ostbelgischen Literatur (co-supervisor Arvi Sepp).

- As PhD co-supervisor:

Nico Theisen (FWO research project UGent-VUB, 2012-2016), Text Theatricality. An integrated approach based on rhetorical narratology and performance analysis (supervisor Gunther Martens, UGent)

Olivier Couder (FWO, Oct. 2014 - Sept. 2018), Absurdist Humor in Absurdist Literature from a Cognitive Perspective (supervisor Lars Bernaerts, UGent)

Siebe Bluijs (FWO research project UGent-VUB, 2016-2020), The Literary Radio Play in the Low Countries 1960-2000 (supervisor Lars Bernaerts, UGent)

Doctoral research: VUB 2004, publ. 2007 Aisthesis Verlag Bielefeld: "gefaltet, entfaltet". Strategien der Subjektwerdung in Friederike Mayröckers Prosa 1988-1998.

Inge Arteel is professor of German Literature at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (since Nov. 2012). She studied German and English Philology at Ghent University and took courses in Austrian Literature at Vienna University. She has been working at the VUB since 1999, first as an FWO PhD candidate and then as a postdoctoral research fellow of the FWO. In 2010 she was a visiting scholar at the University of Edinburgh, in 2009 at the Humboldt Universität Berlin.

She is a member of the international advisory board of the Elfriede Jelinek Forschungszentrum (Vienna University). She is the chair of the VUB research group CLIC, Centre for Literary and Intermedial Crossings. Together with Katharina Pewny (UGent) she chairs the alliance research group THALIA (Interplay of Theatre, Literature and Media in Performance). She represents the VUB in the board of the VAL (Vlaamse Vereniging voor Algemene en Vergelijkende Literatuurwetenschap), of the postgraduate program on literary theory, ManaMa Literatuurwetenschap (KULeuven), and in the BGDV (Belgischer Germanisten- und Deutschlehrerverband).
She is the author of an introduction into life and work of Friederike Mayröcker (Wehrhahn Verlag 2012). She has published articles on Friederike Mayröcker, Elfriede Jelinek, Gerhard Roth, Marieluise Fleisser, Marlene Streeruwitz, Judith Butler, and others. She has translated three books by Elfriede Jelinek into Dutch (Hebzucht, with Dirk Van Hulle, Querido 2003; De contracten van de koopman, Querido 2010; Rijngoud, Querido 2014), as well as a selection of prose by Friederike Mayröcker (Magisch Bladwerk, yang 2001).

In her bachelor classes she covers the history of literature in German from the Middle Ages until the present; the topics in her current master classes include grotesque literature, and the notion of Heimat in contemporary German prose. She supervises bachelor and master papers on any aspect of German literature, more specifically on women’s literature, literature of the Wiener Moderne, Novellenpoetik, post 1945 Austrian literature, autofictionality, transmedial adaptations, etc.

Publications: see the PURE database.