Person

Dr. phil.

Bruno Arich-Gerz

Picture of Bruno Arich-Gerz
Lehrstuhl für Deutsche Sprache der Gegenwart

Address

Building: Kármán-Auditorium

Room: 210

Eilfschornsteinstr. 15

52062 Aachen

Contact

WorkPhone
Phone: +49 241 80 96067
Fax Fax: +49 241 80 92269
 

Consultation Hour

Office hours during the lecture period winter semester 21/22 - starting October 21

  • Tuesday, 4 to 5 p.m.

Office hours will be held online via Zoom until further notice. To receive a Zoom invitation, please contact me .

 

CV

since March 1, 2021 Research assistant at the Institue for language and communication at RWTH Aachen University
from 2014 to February 2, 2021 Research assistant in the department of German Studies at the University of Wuppertal
from 2011 to 2013 Research assistant at the University of Cologne

from 2009 to 2011

Research assistant at the FH Nordhausen
2005 Positive evaluation junior professorship (habilitation equivalence)
from 2002 to 2009 Junior professor (non-tenured) at the Institute of Linguistics and Literature at the TU Darmstadt
from 2001 to 2002 Doctor assistant at the University of Antwepen
2000 Doctorate at the University of Constance
from 1998 to 2001 Scholarship holder in the DFG Research Training Group Theory of Literature and Communication at the University of Konstanz
from 1993 to 1997 Lecturer FH Cologne, Departments of Languages and Insurance
from 1988 to 1993 M.A. at the University of Cologne (English Philology, Romance Studies/Spanish, Theater, Film and Television Studies)
 

Publications - in Selection

Monographs

  • Arich-Gerz (2017, mit Christian Efing): „Geheimsprachen. Geschichte und Gegenwart verschlüsselter Kommunikation“. Wiesbaden: Marix.
  • Arich-Gerz (2008): „Namibias Postkolonialismen. Texte zu Vergangenheiten und Gegenwart in Südwestafrika“. Bielefeld: Aisthesis.
  • Arich-Gerz (2008): „Mittelbau-Dora. American and German Representations of a Nazi Concentration Camp. Literature, Visual Media and the Culture of Memory from 1945 to the Present“. Bielefeld: Transcript.
  • Arich-Gerz (2001): „Lesen – Beobachten. Modell einer Wirkungsästhetik mit Thomas Pynchons Gravity’s Rainbow“. Konstanz: UVK.

Essays

  • Arich-Gerz, B. (2021): Polski Fiat. Über italienische und polnische Todgeweihte, ihre Erinnerungen an deutsche Konzentrationslager und das „nackte Leben“: Primo Levi – Edmund Polak – Giorgio Agamben. In: Komparatistik, 295-307.
  • Arich-Gerz, B. (2020): Muffling the Fimbifimbi. Namibian GDR Exile Children in Narratives and Discourses Past and Present. In: Matatu 50 (2018) 430-443
  • Arich-Gerz, B. (2020): Lies of Ulysses in the Forgotten Camps: French Accounts by Mittelbau-Dora Survivors and Their Uses in Memory Politics. In: Hofmann, B., Reuter, U. (eds.): „Translated Memories. Transgenerational Perspectives on the Holocaust“. Lanham MD: Lexington, 51-67.

  • Arich-Gerz, B. (2019): „Edmund Polak: KZ-Überlebender, Lyriker, Journalist. Ein biographisches Lesebuch“. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz. (Hg., mit Magdalena Latkowska).

  • Arich-Gerz, B. (2018): „Migratsprache" Oshideutsch. Eine namibisch-deutsche Variietät zwischen Generatiolekt, 'invertiertem Pidgin' und postkoloniallinguistischer Theoriebildung. In: Kellermeier-Rehbein, B., Schulz, M., Stolberg, D. (Hg): „Sprache und (Post)Kolonialismus. Linguistische und interdisziplinäre Aspekte“. Berlin: de Gruyter, 161-176.