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Dr. phil. Dieter Fuchs, M.A.
 

Ass.-Prof. Anglophone Literatures and Cultural Studies, University of Vienna
Vienna Centre for Irish Studies

Teaching & Supervision



Lecture Courses:

  • Introduction to the Study of Literatures in English (Summer 05, Winter 05/06, Summer 14)

  • 'The Work of Representation': Introduction to Cultural Theory (Winter 07/08, Winter 09/10, Winter 11/12)

  • Introduction to Cultural Studies: Anglophone Cultures and Societies - Highlights of British Popular Culture (Winter 14/15, Summer 15, Winter 15/16, Summer 16, Winter 16/17, Summer 17)

  • A History of English Literature - A Survey from the Middle Ages to the Contemporary Period ([2 x 90min / week] Winter 12/13 & Winter 14/15)

  • Irish Literature in English - A Survey from the Tudor Conquest to the Contemporary Period (Summer 12)

  • From Modernism to Postmodernism - A Transatlantic Perspective (Winter 11/12)

  • Easter, 1916: Representing the Rising (Distinguished Lecture Series Summer 16)

  • Survey of Literatures in English: From the Chaucer to the Restoration Period (Summer 17)

 

BA Seminars ('Proseminar') / Critical Reading Skills Courses: Course Descriptions

  • Renaissance Poetry, Drama and Fiction (Summer 04)

  • 18th Century Satire and Satirical Literature (Winter 04/05)

  • Modernist Literatures in English (Summer 05)

  • Anglo-American Post-Modernism (Summer 06)

  • Major Currents of 19th Century English Literature (Winter 06/07)

  • (Hi)stories of (De)Colonialization: 16th-20th Century (Summer 07)

  • Early Modern Literature from the First Half of the 17th Century (Winter 07/08)

  • The 'Long' 18th Century (Summer 08)

  • James Joyce (Winter 08/09)

  • Faustian Overreachers, Satanic Rebels, and Byronic Heroes (Summer 09, Proseminar & Critical Reading Skills Course)

  • The Irish Comic Tradition: 18th - 20th Century (Summer 10, Critical Reading Skills Course)

  • Framed Plays and Narratives (Winter 14/15, Critical Reading Skills Course, together with Tamara Radak)

  • 20th Century British Poetry (Block Seminar University of Ljubljana, Summer 17)

  • 19th & 29th Century American Poetry (Block Seminar University of Ljubljana, Winter 17/18)



MA Seminars ('Hauptseminar'):

  • High Modernism (Winter 15/16 & 16/17)

  • New Historicist and Cultural Materialist Approaches to Shakespeare and His Contemporaries (Winter 17/18)

 

Colloquies, Guided Workshops & Reading Groups:

  • Introduction to Cultural Studies (Winter 03/04, Semester 04, Semester 04/05, Winter 05/06, Summer 06, Summer 07)

  • Finnegans Wake Reading Group (together with Paul Fagan, Winter 08/09, Summer 09, Winter 09/10, Summer 10, Winter 10/11)

  • Introduction to English Poetry (Summer 11)

  • Textual Analysis: American Literature (Summer 11, Summer 12, Winter 13/14)

  • Textual Analysis: British Literature (Winter 12/3, Summer 13, Winter 13/4, Summer 14)

  • B.A. Diploma Seminar (Winter 12/13, Summer 13, Winter 13/14, Summer 14)

  • M.A. Research Methodology & Theory (Summer 14 & Summer 15)

  • M.A. Theory Course: Mikhail Bakhtin - An Introduction (Winter 17/18)

 

Lecture Course & Seminar Units (cf. also Summer Schools & Research Seminars)

  • Aspects of Irish Cultural Studies (Lecture, Summer 2011: the Irish Semester at Saarland University)

  • Shakespeare's Hamlet (Lecture, Winter 2011/12: Shakespeare-Ringvorlesung at Saarland University)

  • Thomas Kyd's The Spanish Tragedy (Seminar, Winter 2014/15: Erasmus Teaching Exchange Universitat de València)

  • “A Tale of Two Cities: Séan O’Casey’s Revolutionary Drama Performed in Dublin and Vienna” & “Introduction: A Matter of Cultural Debate” (Distinguished Lecture Series Unit: Easter, 1916: Representing the Rising, University of Vienna 2016)

  • Mighty Aphrodite – Representing Pleasure in Ancient Greece & Rome: Sympotic Discourse or The Philosophy of Eros

Student Conference:

  • Commemorating Stuart Hall (Winter 2014/5, together with Michela Borzaga, Alexandra Ganser & Tamara Radak)

 

The Vienna Irish Studies and Cultural Theory Summer School:

  • "The Irish Carnivalesque" (July 2017)

    "The Stage Irishman" (July 2018)


Course Evaluations (University of Vienna 2008 & 2014):

Proseminar (2008)

Lecture Course (2008)

Lecture Course (STEOP 2014)

MA Research Methodology (2014)

 

 

MA Thesis Supervision:

I welcome MA Candidates whose theses focus on one of the following fields of research:

James Joyce

High Modernism

Shakespeare

Early Modern Period

Irish Studies (18th-20th ct.)

 

 

Dr. phil. Dieter Fuchs M.A.   •  Institut für Anglistik & Amerikanistik  •  Universität Wien   

Campus AAKH  •  Spitalgasse 2-4  •  A-1090 Wien