British and Anglophone Literature and Culture



This is the website of the British and Anglophone Literature and Culture Section of the Department of Anglophone Studies, which is a part of the University Duisburg-Essen.

We are constantly putting up more content and information, which, we hope, will help you during your studies in our section, so please keep checking back for updates. If you should come across any errors concerning links and missing content, we apologize and encourage you to report those mistakes to the site’s webmaster (you always find their address on the bottom of each page).

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Norman Klein am Rednerpult im KWI
Norman Klein

Workshop with Norman Klein on 26 November 2019, KWI Essen Workshop and Lectures by Urban Historian Norman Klein

Hosted by Jens Martin Gurr, pioneering urban historian Norman Klein visited the Department of Anglophone Studies and the KWI (Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut Essen) for two guest lectures and a collaborative research workshop. The media historian, novelist and media artist and Professor of Critical Studies at the California Institute of the Arts in Los Angeles joined Jens Martin Gurr in hosting a workshop on “Media, Memory and the City”, which took place at the KWI on 26 November 2019.

Read more here.

Office Hours

Here you find the updated list of office hours.


Prof. Dr. Jens Martin Gurr
Room: R12 S04 H08
Office hours: Please consult the official list of office hours
Tel.: 0201/183-3427

Office Manager

Cangemi, Christine
Room: R12 S04 H05
Tel.: 0201/183-3431
Fax: 0201/183-3542