Ulrich Pallua


Senior Lecturer, Mag. phil., Dr. phil.

English Philology and American Studies/ Italian Philology (Leopold-Franzens-University, Innsbruck). Mag. phil. 2001.

Thesis: Africa's Transition from Colonialism to Independence and Decolonisation: Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness, Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart, and Moses Isegawa's Abyssinian Chronicles. Stuttgart: Ibidem, 2004.

Ph.D. Thesis: Eurocentrism, Racism, Colonialism in the Victorian and Edwardian Age: Changing Images of Africa(ns) in Scientific and Literary Texts. Anglistische Forschungen, 356. Heidelberg: Winter, 2005.

Special interests

  •  18th and 19th-century literature
  •  Postcolonial Studies - Gender Studies
  •  Literature about and from Africa
  •  Music
  •  Writing poetry
  •  Photography, Film


  • Erasmus coordinator

Publications, conferences, projects 


Email Ulrich.Pallua@uibk.ac.at

Phone: 0512 507 4194

Room: 40320

Office hours: Monday, 13.30 - 14.30