Veronika is currently completing a PhD on contemporary experimental Canadian and British women’s writing which is co-supervised by the University of Innsbruck and Nottingham Trent University. Before taking up her role as OeAD-Lektorin at Oxford, Veronika spent two years as a Visiting Scholar at Nottingham Trent University supported by the Austrian ministry of research. She is on the executive committee of the Feminist Women’s Studies Association (FWSAUK) and steering group member of the Postgraduate Contemporary Women’s Writing Network (PG CWWN).
Veronika teaches German language and contemporary literature and culture.
Veronika’s research interests lie broadly in late twentieth and twenty first century women’s writing, with a particular focus on European and (Franco)Canadian literatures and cultures, as well as postcolonial, feminist and gender studies. Her doctoral project explores alternative conceptualisations of travel in experimental contemporary women’s writing through a feminist Deleuzian/Augéan lense.
- Sellberg, Karin, Lena Wångreen, Kamillea Aghtan, ed. Corporeality and Culture: Bodies in Movement (Routledge 2015). In: Feminist and Women’s Studies Association Blog 2016: http://fwsablog.org.uk/2016/03/30/review-of-corporeality-and-culture-bo…
- Boehmer, Elleke. The Shouting in the Dark (Sandstone Press 2015). In: EACLALS (The European Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies) Newsletter 2015, p. 13.
- “You cannot imagine how much I long to have a house, a room, or two, a cave of my own” – Home and Rooms in Jean Rhys’s Wide Sargasso Sea, “Outside the Machine” and “Sleep It Off Lady”. Peer English: A Journal of New Critical Thinking 9 (2014). 12-25.