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Dr. phil. Dieter Fuchs, M.A.

 Research Interests

  • James Joyce & Hiberno-Anglo-American High Modernism
  • Irish Studies (Tudor Conquest - Contemporary)
  • Shakespeare and Early Modern Studies
  • Literary and Cultural Theory / Cultural Studies
    (Cultural Archaeology, Intertextuality, Myths & Archetypes; Discursive & Semiotic Approaches to Cultural Representation; Intermediality: Literature, Music, Film & Visual Arts; Transatlantic &/or Austria-Related Cultural Transfer & Circulation)



Univ.-Prof. Dr. Werner Huber (1952-2016)

Research Interests 

  • Irish Studies: Irish Literature, Irish Cultural Studies
  • Auto/Biography
  • British Romanticism (esp. Byron, the Romantic-Era novel)
  • Samuel Beckett
  • Contemporary Theatre and Drama in English
  • Film Studies (Literature and Film)



Mag. Paul Fagan

Research Interests

  • James Joyce
  • Flann O'Brien
  • Irish Studies

Mag. Dr. Sandra Mayer

Research Interests

  • Literary Celebrity and Authorship Studies
  • Cultural Transfer and Reception Studies
  • Theatre and Drama of the British Isles and Ireland
  • Decadence and the Fin-de-Siècle
  • Irish Studies

Mag. Dr. Julia Lajta-Novak, M.A.

Research Interests

  • Life-Writing, Biographical Fiction
  • Gender Studies
  • Restoration Verse Satire
  • Poetry and Peformance
  • Black British Literature
  • Literature Development

MMag. Tamara Radak

Research Interests

  • Modernism & Postmodernism
  • Irish Literature
  • Literary Theory & Time Philosophy

Visiting Professorships in Irish Studies:

Ondrej Pilný (Charles University, Prague) (WS 2017/18)

Lance Pettitt (St. Mary's University, London) (SS 2016)

Éamonn Ó Ciardha (University of Ulster) (WS 2015/16)

Seán Crosson (NUI Galway) (WS 2013/14)

Stefanie Lehner (Queen's University Belfast) (SS 2012)

Gerry Smyth (Liverpool John Moores University) (WS 2010/11)

Robert Mahony (Catholic University of America) (WS 2009/10)

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