Gohrisch, Jana



She took a degree in English and Spanish in 1987 and completed her PhD in English Literature at Leipzig University in 1991. In 1993 she taught for a semester at Longwood College in Farmville, VA (USA). Since 1995 Jana Gohrisch has been working as an assistant professor of English at Humboldt University in Berlin. Her research interests range from cultural studies via postcolonial literatures, with special emphasis on Caribbean and African writing, to the representation of emotion in Victorian literature and middle-class culture. She has served on the advisory boards of the Association of German Professors of English since 1999 and of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Women’s Studies (ZiF) at Humboldt since 1998.

Contact: Jana.Gohrisch@rz.hu-berlin.de

Publikationen (Auswahl):

  • Hrsg mit Gabriele Jähnert u.a.: Gender in Transition in Eastern and Central Europe Proceedings, trafo verlag 2001, 385 S., ISBN 3-89626-326-9