Short CV/Education and training

  • 1985
    PhD from the University of Cologne, Germany

  • 1985 – 1986
    German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) lecturer, University of Reading, UK

  • 1986 – 1992
    Lecturer/assistant professor, English Department, University of Cologne

  • 1992
    Habilitation (postdoctoral qualification) at the University of Cologne

  • 1992 – 1993
    Senior lecturer, English Department, University of Cologne

  • 1993 – 1997
    Professor of English, Department of English/American Studies, Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany

  • 1997 – 2002
    Professor of English, English Department, University of Tübingen, Germany

  • Since 2002
    Professor of English, English Department, University of Freiburg, Germany

Selected publications

  • Korte, B.: Techniken der Schlußgebung im Roman: Eine Untersuchung englisch- und deutschsprachiger Romane. Frankfurt am Main, 1985.

  • Korte, B.: Körpersprache in der Literatur: Theorie und Geschichte am Beispiel des englischsprachigen Romans. Tübingen, 1993.

  • Korte, B.: Der Englische Reisebericht: Von der Pilgerfahrt bis zur Postmoderne. Darmstadt, 1996.

  • Korte, B. et al.: Einführung in die Anglistik. Weimar/Stuttgart, 1997, 2nd revised ed. Stuttgart, 2004.

  • Korte, B.: Body Language in Literature. Theory/Culture series. Toronto/Buffalo/London, 1997.

  • Korte, B.: English Travel Writing: From Pilgrimages to Postcolonial Explorations. Basingstoke, 2000.

  • Korte, B.: The Short Story in Britain: A Historical Sketch and Anthology. Tübingen, 2003.

  • Korte, B., Sternberg, C.: Bidding for the Mainstream? Black and Asian Film in Britain since the 1990s. Amsterdam/New York, 2004.

  • Korte, B. et al.: Der Erste Weltkrieg und die Mediendiskurse der Erinnerung in Großbritannien: Autobiographie – Roman – Film (1919-1999). Würzburg, 2005.

  • Korte, B.: Represented Reporters: Images of War Correspondents in Memoirs and Fiction. Bielefeld, 2009.


Selected projects

  • German Research Foundation (DFG) Research Group (FOR) 875: History in Popular Cultures of Knowledge; spokesperson and head of project, 2007 – 2013

  • Thyssen Foundation – World War I in British short stories 1914-1939, 2006 – 2007

  • DFG – The war correspondent in British Culture, from the Crimean War to the Iraq War, 2004 – 2007

  • Collaborative Research Centre (SFB) 437: Experiences of war. War and society in the modern era – project: Construction of experiences of World War I between modernity and tradition, 2002 – 2004

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Professional associations: English Studies Association of Germany, German Shakespeare Society, Association for the Study of the New Literatures in English

  • Elected member, DFG review board for literary studies, 2004 – 2008

  • Member of the scientific advisory board, DFG Funding Initiative for the Humanities, 2004 – 2007

Additional qualifications

  • Spokesperson of the Graduate School of Arts, Humanities and Social Scienes of the International Graduate Academy, University of Freiburg, 2008 – 2012

  • Vice Dean of the Philological Faculty, University of Freiburg, 2006 – 2012

  • Co-editor of the Zeitschrift für Anglistik and Amerikanistik (Journal of English and American Studies) and the ZAA Monographs book series, since 1999

  • Reviewer for international journals and research funding boards inside and outside of Germany, since 1997


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