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Biographical Information


Gregor Pudzich studied English and history at the University of Duisburg-Essen and the University of Málaga, Spain. He completed his MA in August 2007 with a thesis on the presentation of the relation between history and identity in Adam Thorpe's novel Still. Since July 2008 he has been working as a research assistant for Professor Gurr, also giving language courses for natural scientists and language practice courses at the University of Duisburg-Essen. Additionally, he is working on his PhD thesis on the construction of (ethnic) identities in African-Canadian fiction. His research interests are 19th century adventure novels, postmodern British and Anglophone multicultural novels, Renaissance drama, (neo-) slave narratives and their writers and the history and culture of the former British Empire.


Areas of Teaching and Research




Conference Papers

“After the Diaspora: Concepts of Home in African-Canadian Literature” at the inaugural conference of Constructions of Home: Interdisciplinary Studies in Architecture, Law and Literature. University of Münster, 26-28. November 2008.

“Representations of Forced and Voluntary Relocations in Lawrence Hill's The Book of Negroes” at the annual meeting of the GNEL/ASNEL, University of Münster, 21-24 May 2009.