Helga Ramsey-Kurz


A.o. Univ.-Prof.
Mag. phil., Dr. phil., MA


Room: 40319

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Research and teaching interests

  • Refugee literature

  • Postcolonial literatures and theory

  • Representations of wealth

  • Visual culture

  • Literacy and book culture


  • Book orders for literary studies


2017: Founder of ARENA: https://www.uibk.ac.at/anglistik/arena/

2014-2017: Chair of the European Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies (EACLALS)

2012: guest professorship University of Alberta, Canada

2008: habilitation


Selected Publications

1) Uncommon Wealths in Postcolonial Fiction. Eds. Helga Ramsey-Kurz and Melissa Kennedy. Cross/Cultures 201. Amsterdam: Brill/Rodopi, 2017.

2) Projections of Paradise: Ideal Elsewheres in Postcolonial Migrant Literature. Eds. Helga Ramsey-Kurz and Geetha Ganapathy-Doré. Cross/Cultures 135. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2011.

3) The Non-Literate Other: Readings of Illiteracy in Twentieth-Century Novels in English. Costerus New Series 171. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2007. 506 pp.


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