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Gesine Müller

Professor Gesine Müller teaches Romance Studies at the Universität zu Köln and is the head of the ERC research group “Reading Global: Constructions of World Literature and Latin America”. From 2008 to 2015 she was also the head of the DFG Emmy Noether junior research group “Transcolonial Caribbean”. She holds a Ph.D. from the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster, as well as a PostDoc from the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris. Her numerous publications cover various aspects of French and Spanish-language literatures in Europe and overseas.

Research areas:
Literatures of French and Spanish Romanticism
Latin American contemporary literature and cultural theory
Caribbean literatures
Literary transfer processes
Transculturality

Selected publications:
Müller, Gesine; Locane, Jorge (2017): Poesía española en el mundo. Procesos de filtrado, selección y canonización, Madrid: Vervuert-Iberoamericana.

Müller, Gesine; Ette, Ottmar (2017): New Orleans and the Global South. Caribbean, Creolization, Carnival, Hildesheim: Olms.

Müller, Gesine; Jansen, Silke (2017): La traducción desde, en y hacia Latinoamérica. Perspectivas literarias y lingüística, Madrid: Vervuert-Iberoamericana.

Müller, Gesine (2017): “El debate sobre literatura mundial y la cuestión editorial: el caso de América Latina“, in: INTI. Revista de Literatura Hispánica, 85-86, 72-129.