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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.

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J. (Juan) Alba Duran, MA
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Lecturer and Researcher
Modernism, Cultural Geography, Philosophy, Poetry and Poetics.
dr. D.M. (David) Ashford
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cultural transfer and transmission
dr. P. (Petra) Broomans
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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
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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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Professor (Chair) of Dutch Literature, in particular Modern Dutch Literature
Renaissance and medieval literature
dr. J. (John) Flood
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Senior Lecturer (US: Assistant Professor)
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
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Lecturer
Literature, Modernism and Women's Travel Writing
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Lecturer
Ancient Judaism in its Formative Phase
Ancient Near Eastern and Egyptian (Marriage) Law 
Comparative Semitics (specialization: Old and Imperial Achaemenid Aramaic)

Further interests:
Ancient Greek (Historical) Linguistics
Ancient Greek Documentary Papyri (Elephantine/Soknopaiou Nesos)
R.N. (Ruwan) van der Iest
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PhD student
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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
drs. L. Lesage Gárriga
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English literature: Gerard Manley Hopkins, James Joyce, Victorian literature, modernism, magazines, typography; academic skills.
dr. T.D. (Tekla) Mecsnober
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lecturer
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Old English language and literature; Middle English language and literature; Old Norse language and literature; early Irish literature 
dr. K.E.E. (Karin) Olsen
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Senior Lecturer
Nederlandse literatuur van de twintigste en eenentwintigste eeuw in internationale context; literatuur- en cultuurtheorie
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D. (Dannielle) Shaw
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PhD student
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English literature from the 14th century to the Reformation
Scribes, archives, and manuscripts
Authorship and literary culture in Chaucer, Gower, Hoccleve, Langland, Lydgate, Skelton
Law and literature
Political writing and intellectual history
Travel, Anglo-European contact, and global medieval literature
Medieval to early modern

prof. S.I. (Sebastian) Sobecki
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Professor of Medieval English Literature and Culture; Professor of Old Germanic (by courtesy)
History of Ideas (Ancient, Medieval and Early-Modern), history of botany (amateur)
prof. dr. A.J. (Arjo) Vanderjagt
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Professor emeritus of the history of ideas
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English literature after 1850, Faulkner studies, postcolonial literature and theory.
dr. I. (Irene) Visser
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Senior lecturer
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Institutional Approach to Dutch Modern Literature, professionalization and internationalisation of the literary Field, reading Culture and book Science.
dr. S. (Sandra) van Voorst
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Assistant Professor
Oscar Wilde
Victorian Literature and Culture
Literary Theory
Modernism / Postmodernism
Word and Music Studies
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Lecturer in English Language and Culture
• Early American Literature (to 1800)
• Comparative Colonial Studies
• New World Poetry
• Native American History
• Aesthetics
• History of the Book
• Digital Humanities
dr. J. (Joanne) van der Woude
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University Lecturer
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