Dr. Eva Gruber

Assistant Professor (Akademische Oberrätin) for North American Studies

Room: H 234
Phone: +49 7531 88 2440
E-Mail: eva.gruber@uni-konstanz.de
 

Office hours:

Monday, 11:30 - 12:30 in room H 234

or online by individual appointment (please contact me via email)


Curriculum Vitae

Academic Positions

Current
Associate Professor (akademische Oberrätin) of North American Literature and Culture, Department of Literature, Arts and Media Studies, University of Konstanz

2010-2016
Lecturer for North American Literature and Culture, Department of Literature, Arts and Media Studies, University of Konstanz (on maternity leave 06/2010-06/2011 and 08/2014-08/2015)

2004-2010
Assistant Professor of North American Literature and Culture, Department of Literature, Arts and Media Studies, University of Konstanz

Education and Qualifications

2009
Baden-Württemberg Certificate for Teaching in Post-Secondary Education

2006
Dr. Phil., University of Constance, supervisor Prof. Dr. R. M. Nischik
Ph.D. thesis on “Humor in Native American Literature: Reimagining Nativeness”

2001  
Teaching Degree (1. Staatsexamen) University of Constance / University of Guelph, English (major) and Biology (major)

Awards, Grants, and Fellowships

02/2010
Faculty Research Grant by the Canadian government for research fellowship at the University of Guelph, Ontario

10/2009-05/2010
Research Fellow, Center of Excellence “Cultural Foundations of Integration,” University of Constance

09/2007
Scholarship for the Fulbright American Studies Institute 2007 in San Francisco

08/2003-12/2003
Research Grant by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), research fellow at the Department of American Indian Studies, University of Arizona, Tucson

08/2002-07/2004
PhD Scholarship, Baden-Württemberg Post-Graduate Funding Program

2001
VEUK-Award fort the best M.A. thesis and best degree in the Department of Literature

Cooperations

2017 -
Transfer and teaching cooperation with IndigenIous: The North American Film Festival, funded, in collaboration with the Universities of Bremen and Tübingen

2024
Summer School "Remembrance as Reconciliation: the Dark Histories of Canada and Germany," in Cooperation with Prof. Dr. Jade Ferguson and students from the University of Guelph, at the University of Konstanz

Research Interests

  • Native North American Literature (and Film)
  • The Novel of Passing
  • Race in American Literature After 2000
  • CanLit
  • Literature and Food

Publications

Teaching