Wolfgang Zach

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Mag. phil., Dr. phil., Professor


Chair of English Language and Literature at the University of Innsbruck since 1994. Head of Department between 1995 and 2004.

Graduation (English and German Studies, Philosophy, Paedagogy) and Habilitation: University of Graz; Professor and Chair of the Section "New Literatures in English" at the English Department of Graz University before his appointment to the present position. Visiting Professor/Research Fellow at the University of Münster, Mansfield College Oxford, University of Trieste, National University of Singapore, University of Nigeria, Doshisha University Kyoto, University of Halle-Wittenberg, Concordia University Montreal etc. Former Vice-President of the International Association for the Study of Anglo-Irish Literature and of the European Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies. Hosted several international conferences and received various awards for his scholarly work. (Co-)editor of two journals and three series of monographs.

Special Research interests

  • Shakespeare
  • 18th- and 20th-Century British Literature and Culture
  • Anglo-Irish Literature and Culture
  • New Literatures in English (esp. transcultural aspects)
  • Literary Theory (esp. metacriticism, postcolonial criticism)
  • National Images and Stereotypes

 

MS Word IconCurriculum Vitae, lectures and publications

Scholarly networks: CISLE (Centre for the International Study of Literatures in English)


Please send me your thoughts, comments, etc. via e-mail.

 EMail IconWolfgang.Zach@uibk.ac.at
Phone: +512 507 4190

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