Dr. Irmtraud Huber

Timescapes of Victorian Poetry

Postal Address
Graduate School of the Humanities
Interdisciplinary Cultural Studies
Walter Benjamin Kolleg
Universität Bern
Muesmattstrasse 45
CH-3012 Bern

Irmtraud Huber | FS 2016

Irmtraud Huber studied Comparative Literature, English and Theatre Studies in Munich. In spring 2013, she completed her PhD with a thesis on "Reconstructive Dreams: A Pragmatic Fantastic after Postmodernism", which was awarded with the Helene-Richter Prize of the Deutscher Anglistenverband. With support from the SNSF, she has held Visiting Fellowships at Columbia University, New York, the University of Cambridge and Queen Mary College, University of London. She is an Affiliated Postdoctoral Member of Clare Hall, Cambridge and an Associated Postdoctoral Fellow of the Walter Benjamin Kolleg.

Research Project

Timescapes of Victorian Poetry

Research Foci

Victorian poetry | Contemporary Novel | Time and Literature | Literature and Science | Literary Theory