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Dr. Sabine Egger

Lecturer, Department of German Studies, Mary Immaculate College Limerick
Academic Career: German; MA (University of Cologne); PhD (Humboldt-University of Berlin); Part-time lecturer, University of Limerick
Research Interests: East German literature; German-Eastern European relations (20th century); German-Irish relations (20th century); German poetry (18th-20th century); 20th century Irish poetry; intercultural awareness.
Teaching Interests: German literature 18th-20th century; intercultural awareness; cultural studies; German as a foreign language

Phone: +353-61-204949
Email: sabine.egger@mic.ul.ie

Publications on Irish-German Topics

Books authored and edited

  • 2007 (with P. Studer) (Eds.) From the Margins to the Centre: Irish Germanists on Swiss Culture and Literature. Peter Lang, Oxford et al.,

Articles in Books or (Refereed) Journals

  • 2007 Switzerland and Ireland: Places beyond History from the Perspective of Post-War West Germany. In: S. Egger & P. Studer (Eds.) From the Margins to the Centre: Irish Germanists on Swiss Culture and Literature. Peter Lang, Oxford et al.
  • 2003. Bertolt Brecht: Die Lösung (1964). In: Florian Krobb & Jeff Morrison (Eds.). Poetry Project: Irish Germanists Interpret German Verse (British and Irish Studies in German Language and Literature 25), Peter Lang, Oxford et al. 201-206. ISBN 3 906766 45 4.
  • Volker Braun: Das innerste Afrika (1984). In: Florian Krobb & Jeff Morrison (Eds.). Poetry Project: Irish Germanists Interpret German Verse (British and Irish Studies in German Language and Literature 25), Peter Lang, Oxford et al. 245-253. ISBN 3 906766 45 4.
  • 2003. Relativising Images of Self and Other in the Intercultural Literature Classroom. In: Roland Tormey (Ed.). Teaching Social Justice: Intercultural and Development Education Perspectives on Education's Context, Content and Methods. CEDR, Mary Immaculate College / Ireland Aid, Limerick / Dublin. 91-108. ISBN 1 900146 17 7.
  • 2002. Komparatistische Imagologie im interkulturellen Literaturunterricht. Zeitschrift für interkulturellen Fremdsprachenunterrich, (Online). Vol. 6 (3) 1-19.

Reviews

  • 2002. Review of the Routledge Language and Cultural Theory Reader, (The Politics of Language Series). In: L. Bourke, T. Crowley & A. Girvin (Eds.). Routledge, London.

Conference Papers

  • 1998. Memory and Identity in Contemporary Northern Irish Poetry. Paper given at 'Memory, Story, Text - How the Margins Achieve a Voice'. Research Colloquium. Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, 11 December 1998.
  • 1999. Reclaiming the Land or Perpetuating the Colonialist Discourse? - Irish Identity in the Poetry of John Montague and Derek Mahon. Paper given at 'Defining Colonies: Third International Galway Conference on Colonialism'. NUI Galway, 17-20 June 1999.

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