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Staff members with discipline Literature

Academia develops at the interface of different fields. This is one reason why the University of Groningen is home to a wide range of fields, each with a great number of subject specialists. The overview below, which is based on a standard categorization of fields, will help you find the right expert for each field. If you cannot find the expert you are looking for in this list, try searching via a related field or faculty; you may find him or her there.

Overview of all disciplines

Modernism, Cultural Geography, Philosophy, Poetry and Poetics.
dr. D.M. (David) Ashford
Contact
d.m.ashford rug.nl
Function
Scandinavian literature, culture, history, dance; cultural transfer and transmission studies; minority literature and culture
dr. P. (Petra) Broomans
Contact
p.broomans rug.nl
Function
Associate Professor European Languages and Cultures (Scandinavian studies) with ius promovendi
Old English literature and language, Middle English literature and language, History of the English Language
dr. C. (Kees) Dekker
Contact
c.dekker rug.nl
Function
Senior Lecturer in Older English Literature and Culture
Points of interest: Institutional approach to literary history, Editions, Intermedial relations Music and Poetry
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Contact
g.j.dorleijn rug.nl
+31 50 36 35853
Function
Professor (Chair) of Dutch Literature, in particular Modern Dutch Literature
Early modern and medieval literature
dr. J. (John) Flood
Contact
j.flood rug.nl
+31 50 36 35852
Function
Senior Lecturer (US title: Assistant Professor)
A. (Anke) Geertsma, MA
Contact
a.geertsma rug.nl
+31 50 36 39446
Function
Educational Specialist
From a combined background in Languages and Cultures of the Middle East (Arabic) and Translation Studies, I study literary, ideological and ideational exchanges between Western Europe and the Arabic Middle East; modern Arabic literature; literary translations; history and poetics of translation in the Middle East.
H. (Hisham) Hamad, MA
Contact
h.hamad rug.nl
Function
Lecturer
Literature, Modernism and Women's Travel Writing
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Contact
a.c.hoag rug.nl
Function
Lecturer
Ancient Judaism in its Formative Phase
Ancient Near Eastern and Egyptian (Marriage) Law 
History of the Achaemenid Empire and the Ancient Near East under Persian rule

Aramaic (specialization: Old and Imperial Achaemenid Aramaic)
Akkadian (mainly the Assyrian dialect) and its interaction with Aramaic
(Biblical) Hebrew

Further interests:
Ancient Greek (Historical) Linguistics
Ancient Greek Documentary Papyri 
Arabic
R.N. (Ruwan) van der Iest
Contact
r.n.van.der.iest rug.nl
Function
PhD student
Field / Discipline
Nineteenth-century English Literature, Romanticism, Lord Byron, Jane Austen, William Wordsworth, John Ruskin, Western Ideas of the Pacific, Literary Criticism and Theory, History of Ideas
prof. dr. R.D.P. (Richard) Lansdown
Contact
richard.lansdown rug.nl
Function
20th Century American Literature
English for Academic Purposes
English proficiency
Presentation skills
Writing skills

Holds: UTQ
drs. J.R. (J.R.) van Loon
Contact
j.r.van.loon rug.nl
+31 50 36 35802
Function
English Lecturer
interdisciplinary modernism, modern and contemporary British literature (specializing in the literature of the mid-twentieth century), literature and politics, the novel
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Contact
a.k.maher rug.nl
Function
English literature: Gerard Manley Hopkins, James Joyce, Victorian literature, modernism, magazines, typography; academic skills.
dr. T.D. (Tekla) Mecsnóber
Contact
t.d.mecsnober rug.nl
Function
lecturer
Field / Discipline
Old English language and literature; Middle English language and literature; Old Norse language and literature; early Irish literature 
dr. K.E.E. (Karin) Olsen
Contact
k.e.e.olsen rug.nl
Function
Senior Lecturer
Nederlandse literatuur van de twintigste en eenentwintigste eeuw in internationale context; literatuur- en cultuurtheorie
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Contact
m.p.j.sanders rug.nl
Function
• English literature from the 14th century to the Reformation
• Scribes, archives, and manuscripts
• Authorship and literary culture
• Law and literature
• Political writing and intellectual history
• Travel, Anglo-European contact, and global medieval literature

prof. S.I. (Sebastian) Sobecki
Contact
s.i.sobecki rug.nl
+31 50 36 35850
Function
Professor of Medieval English Literature and Culture; Professor of Old Germanic (by courtesy)
Latin American Literature and Art
Gender Studies
Global Modernism
Literary Theory
C.G. (Camilla) Sutherland, PhD
Contact
c.g.sutherland rug.nl
Function
Field / Discipline
History of Ideas (Ancient, Medieval and Early-Modern), history of botany (amateur)
prof. dr. A.J. (Arjo) Vanderjagt
Contact
a.j.vanderjagt rug.nl
Function
Professor emeritus of the history of ideas
Field / Discipline
English literature after 1850, Faulkner studies, postcolonial literature and theory.
dr. I. (Irene) Visser
Contact
i.visser rug.nl
+31 50 36 37274
Function
Senior lecturer
Field / Discipline
Institutional Approach to Dutch Modern Literature, professionalization and internationalisation of the literary Field, reading Culture and book Science.
dr. S. (Sandra) van Voorst
Contact
s.van.voorst rug.nl
+31 50 36 35868 geen voic emai l
Function
Assistant Professor
Oscar Wilde
Victorian Literature and Culture
Literary Theory
Modernism / Postmodernism
Word and Music Studies
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Contact
kornelis.de.vries rug.nl
Function
Lecturer in English Language and Culture
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