Prof. Dr. Dirk Uffelmann

Active for the Research Team in Trier:
01/10/2020 - 31/07/2021
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Research Focus:
  • Russian, Polish, Czech and Ukrainian literature and media
  • Postcolonial Research on Eastern Europe
  • Internet and digital humanities
  • Gender, especially masculinities
  • Migration
Current Research Projects:

Boris Khersonskii between Soviet Samizdat, Russophone Poetry, and Ukrainian Facebook: A Media History of His Oeuvre


Recent Publications:


Vladimir Sorokin’s Discourses (2020)

Polska literatura postkolonialna (2020)


A complete list of publications can be accessed via this link.


Since August 2019: Professor of East and West Slavic Literatures at Justus Liebig University Giessen

Since January 2020: President of the German Association of Slavists

2006 – 2019: Professor of Slavic Literatures and Cultures at the University of Passau

2011 – 2014 Vice-President for Academic and Student Affairs

2005 postdoctoral lecture qualification (Habilitation): University of Bremen

1999: PhD University of Konstanz

Visiting Professor and Research Fellow

Bergen University

Western Michigan University

University of Puget Sound

University of Cambridge

University of Munich

Leibniz Center for Literary and Cultural Research, Berlin