Prof. Dr. Ute Fendler

Junior Fellow Senior Fellow

Contact

Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies
University of Bayreuth

95440 Bayreuth

+49 (0) 921 55-3567 (phone)

+49 (0) 921 55-3627 (fax)

Email: ute.fendler@uni-bayreuth.de


Research interests

French and Francophone literatures and media (film, television) as well as comparative approaches to German/French, Francophone/Hispanophone literatures and film, intercultural communication, intermedial phenomena, memory, violence

Geographical Area

West Africa, Indian Ocean, Maghreb, Caribbean, Latin America, Canada

 

Supervised Junior Fellows and their Research Projects

Junior Fellow

Research Project

Boudjekeu, Thierry

Seye, Mbaye

Senegalesische Filme in Mediascape: Mous Sène Absas Filme Madame Brouette und Yoolé

Benthami, Khadija

Les récits d'enfance dans la littérature judéo-maghrébine

Wandji Ngassa, Eudes

Cinéma et réinvention de l'imaginaire des Camerounais

Former Supervisions (non-exhaustive)

Former Junior Fellow

Research Project

Herzog, Carolin

Zeitgenössische französischsprachige Roman- und Erzählliteratur Burundis. Zwischen einer nationalen, regionalen und globalen Literatur

Dodounou,  Tsevi Le mythe de l'Albinos dans les Récits Subsahariens Francophones


Francophone Literatures, Cultures and Media in Africa

Academic Vita

2011-2013

Member of the Faculty Board

since 2010

Vice Director of Institute of African Studies

2009, 2010, 2011

Guest Professor at the Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo

2008, 2010

Excursion with students to the International Festival for the Theatre of Development (Ouagadougou), collaboration with colleagues and students of the Université de Ouagadougou 

2007-2009

Dean of BIGSAS

 

Member of the Faculty Board

since 2006

Chair of Romance Literatures and Comparative Studies, University of Bayreuth

 

Organisation of African Film Festival in Bayreuth

2006

Guest Professor at the Université de Ouagadougou 

 

Habilitation in Saarbrücken

since 2001

Organisation of African Film Festival in Saarbrücken

1998-2006

Institute of Romance Cultural Studies and Intercultural Communication, Universität des Saarlandes

1998

Guest Professor at the Université de Ouagadougou 

1992-1997

Assistant Professor (DAAD) at the German Department, Université de Ouagadougou 

1992

PhD in Bayreuth

 

Studies in Bayreuth and Toulouse

Memberships and functions in academic organisations

 

Member of Deutscher Romanistenverband (DRV)  

 

Member of Frankoromanistenverband (FRV

 

Member of Deutscher Hispanistenverband (DHV

 

Member of Association pour l’enseignement de la littérature africaine (APELA

 

Member of Association française pour l’enseignement du cinéma et de l’audiovisuel (AFFECAV

 

Member of Latin American Studies Association (LASA) 

 

Member of Deutsche Gesellschaft für die Erforschung des 18. Jahrhunderts (DGEJ

 

Member of Association for Canadian Studies (ACS) 

 

Member of Vereinigung für Afrikawissenschaften in Deutschland e.V. (VAD

 

Member of Conseil International d’Etudes Francophones (CIEF

 

Member of the Editorial Board of Antipodia – Journal for Anthropology (Bogotá, Colombia) 

 

Member of the Editorial Board of "Encounters: an International Journal for the Study of Culture and Society" of the Zayed University in Dubai 

 

Member of the Editorial Board of the online journal Nouvelles vues sur le cinéma québécois  

 

Peer Review for Globe, Revue de l’Université de Moncton, CinéMas

 

Co-editor of "Littératures et cultures francophones hors d’Europe" (Lit-Verlag, Berlin)