Christoph Singer


Univ.-Prof. Dr. habil.

Chair of British and Anglophone Cultural Studies


Room: 40327

Office hours: Wednesday, 14:00 - 15:00 (and by appointment)

+43 512 507 4185


Research and teaching interests

  • Border Studies
  • Middlebrow Studies
  • Narratives and Mental Health
  • Spatial Practices


  • Deputy Head of Department
  • Member of the CuKo
  • Coordinator of Applied Language Studies

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- 03/2021 Universität Innsbruck, Professur für British and Anglophone Cultural Studies

- 09/2019 Habilitation, A History of Solitude: Modernist and Postmodernist Narratives of Waiting. Venia: Englische Philologie.

- 08/2012 Promotion im Fach Englische Literaturwissenschaft zum Thema Sea Change: The Shore from Shakespeare to Banville mit dem Prädikat summa cum laude bei Prof. Dr. Christoph Ehland, Prof. Dr. Ralph Pordzik.


Selected publications

1) Narrative and Mental Health: Reimagining Theory and Practice. Eds. Jarmila Mildorf and Christoph Singer. Series Explorations in Narrative Psychology. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2023.

2) „‚Corked up in Cages’: Crisis, Control, and Communication in Waiting Room Poetry.“ Eds. Sybille Baumbach and Birgit Neumann. Temporalities of/in Crisis. New York: Routledge, 2023.

3) „Sebald and (Auto-)Biography.” Ed. Uwe Schütte. WG Sebald in Context. Literatures in Context. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2023.


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