Fachbereich 7

Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaft

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Dr. phil. Elisabeth Reichel

Fachbereich 7: Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaft
Neuer Graben 40
49074 Osnabrück

Raum: 41/125
Tel.: +49 541 969-4253
E-Mail: elisabeth.reichel@uni-osnabrueck.de

Sprechzeiten: Donnerstag 16-17, Anmeldung über ifaa@uos.de mit Stichwort erforderlich!



A. Elisabeth Reichel is Assistant Professor of American Studies (Akademische Rätin) at the Institute for British and American Studies, University of Osnabrück. She has held research and teaching positions at the universities of Basel, Bern, Mannheim, and Bonn, and has been Visiting Scholar at Dartmouth College and Georgetown University. Her PhD thesis was awarded the Faculty Award 2019 by Basel's Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHF 5'000). She has successfully applied for large researcher grants, such as a mobility fellowship from the Swiss National Science Foundation (USD 50'700).

She is the author of Writing Anthropologists, Sounding Primitives: The Poetry and Scholarship of Edward Sapir, Margaret Mead, and Ruth Benedict, which is forthcoming with University of Nebraska Press in August 2021. Her second book project explores the literary history of economic liberalism with a focus on US-American utopian literature since the mid-twentieth century.

Curriculum Vitae: CV_Reichel, A. Elisabeth.pdf

Arbeitsschwerpunkte und Forschung

  • 19th- to 21st-century American literature (prose, poetry, drama)
  • literature, culture, and the economy; economic humanities
  • anthropology and literature
  • (inter)mediality, sound studies, visual culture
  • literary and cultural theory


Currently in print:

Publications: Pubs_Reichel, A. Elisabeth.pdf