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Prof. Dr. Beate Neumeier

Professor , Philosophische Fakultät, The University of Cologne

Associated Professorship

English Seminar

Vita

University professor of English literature, University of Cologne, since 1999. 1994-1999: university professor of English literature, University of Potsdam. 1993-1994: Reader at the English Seminar, University of Würzburg. 1993: habilitation with the dissertation "Madness and Femininity in English Renaissance Drama". 1986-1993: senior lecturer at the University of Würzburg English Seminar. 1989: Visiting Assistant Professor of English, Vanderbilt University (Nashville, Tenn.)
1983-1986: research associate, University of Würzburg English Seminar. 1980-1984: PhD degree University of Würzburg; PhD dissertation on "Games and Politics. Aspects of Comedy in the Work of Tom Stoppard". 1974-1980: student of English, American and German literature at the University of Würzburg and Manchester University.

Focus of Work

Teaching activities: English drama from the Renaissance to the present; (post)modern English and American literature, postcolonial literature and culture (India, Australia, Caribbean); feminist literary theory; gender studies; media studies.
Research emphases: Renaissance English drama and theatre; modern English drama, the (post)modern Anglo-American novel, postcolonial literature and culture; intertextuality; feminist literary theory; culture studies.

Publications (selection)

Websitelink to my Publications

Keywords

literature, culture, media, culture studies, gender studies, English Renaissance drama and theatre, (post)modern English and American literature, postcolonial literature and culture; intertextuality; feminist literary theory, media studies

Casegroup

Languages and Cultural Studies, Art and Design