Dr. Caroline Kögler
Dr. Caroline Kögler

Professorship for British Studies: Early Modern and Modern Texts (Prof. Stierstorfer)

Johannisstraße 12-20, Room 324
48143 Münster


Phone: +49 251 83-24826

caroline.koegler@wwu.de

Consultation hours: In the winter semester, my office hours are on Wednesdays, 2:30 - 3:30 pm. 
Please register in advance.
  • Research Areas

    • Postcolonial studies
    • british studies
    • 18th century literature and culture
    • Law and Literature
    • Brand narratives, marketing & the market
    • queer and gender theory/literature; intersectionality
    • Victorian and Neo-Victorian Studies
    • Citizenship, exile, migration
    • South Africa, Caribbean
  • CV

    Education

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    Assistant Professor, Chair of British Studies
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    PhD: "Critical Branding: Postcolonial Studies and the Market" (University of Münster)
    State Examination for Gymnasium/Gesamtschule (German & English)
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    Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (University of Münster)
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    State Examination for Berufskolleg (German & English)
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    English; University of the Exeter

    Positions

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    Gender Equality Representative, Philologies, University of Münster (Gleichstellungsbeauftragte, Fachbereich 9)
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    Assistant Professor, Chair of British Studies Münster
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    Lecturer and researcher at the English Department, University of Münster
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    Visiting Scholar, University of Oxford (Host: Prof. Christine Gerrard)
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    Treasurer of Gesellschaft für Anglophone Postkoloniale Studien (GAPS, formerly GNEL/ASNEL)
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    PhD "Critical Branding: Postcolonial Studies and the Market" (funded by the Friedrich-Naumann-Foundation); Defense: 11/2015
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    Research stay in Exeter, UK
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    Employed by the Chair for English, Postcolonial, and Media Studies to co-write a funding application
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    Literaturkommission für Westfalen, Münster (Studentisches Voluntariat)
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    Student Gender and Equality Representative, University of Exeter

    External functions

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    The Brontë Society
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    Die Deutsche Gesellschaft zur Erforschung des 18. Jahrhunderts
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    Deutsche Gesellschaft für das Studium britischer Kulturen (BritCult)
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    British Association for Eighteenth Century Studies
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    Anglistenverband
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    European Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies (EACLALS)
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    Modern Language Association (MLA)
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    Postcolonial Studies Association, Social Networks Coordinator (Exec Committee since 2016)
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    Gesellschaft für Anglophone Postkoloniale Studien (GAPS; formerly GNEL/ASNEL)
  • Teaching

     

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  • Projects

    • Emotion and Entitlement in the Age of Reason. New Literary Forms and the Politics of Emotion (since )
      Own funding
    • CRC 1385: Law and Literature - A02: Literature and the Market ( - )
      Third-party funding : DFG - Collaborative Research Centre | Project Number: SFB 1385/1, A02
  • Publications

    • Koegler Caroline, Malreddy Pavan, Tronicke Marlena (Eds.): . Writing Brexit: Colonial Remains. Special Issue of Journal of Postcolonial Writing 56.5. [Accepted]
    • Koegler, Caroline. . ‘The Market as a Dimension of Practice. Commodification, Ideology, and Postcolonial Studies.’ In Ideology in Postcolonial Texts and Contexts., edited by Katja Sarkowsky and Mark Stein, --. Leiden: Brill. [In Press]
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe, Caroline Koegler, Deborah Nyangulu, and Mark U. Stein. . ‘African European studies as a critique of contingent belonging.’ In Locating African European Studies: Interventions, Intersections, Conversations, edited by Felipe Espinoza Garrido, Caroline Koegler, Deborah Nyangulu, and Mark U. Stein, 1-28. New York: Routledge. [In Press]
    • Koegler, Caroline. . ‘Newfound Futures: Queer Planetary Perspectives on Loss, Exile, and Post-Exile in Jeanette Winterson’s The Stone Gods (2007)”.’ In Nach-Exil / Post-Exile. Jahrbuch für Exilforschung, edited by Bannasch, Bettina; Sarkowsky, Katja, xx-xx. Berlin: DeGruyter. [Accepted]
    • Koegler, Caroline. . ‘Village Du Monde? (Fortress) Europe, the 'Jungle' of Calais, and the African European Paradigm.’ In Locating African European Studies: Interventions-Intersections-Conversations, edited by Espinoza Garrido, Felipe; Koegler, Caroline; Nyangulu, Deborah; Stein, Mark, 45-61. New York: Routledge. [In Press]
    • Espinoza Garrido, Felipe, Caroline Koegler, Deborah Nyangulu, and Mark Stein (Eds.): . Locating African European Studies: Interventions, Intersections, Conversations. New York: Routledge. [In Press]
    • Koegler, Caroline. . ‘Deadly Desires, Dubious Pleasures—Grievability, Status, and the Subjection of Female Autonomy in Eliza Haywood’s Love in Excess (1719).’ Women's Writing 26.
    • Koegler, Caroline. . Critical Branding. Postcolonial Studies and the Market. New York: Routledge.
    • Koegler, Caroline. . ‘At Whose Cost? A Critical Reading of Carolyn Cooper’s Keynote Lecture 'Cross Talk: Jamaican Popular Music and the Politics of Translation.'.’ In Contested Communities, edited by Mühleisen, Susanne, 291-301. Leiden: Brill.
    • Koegler, Caroline. . ‘Judith Butler: Notes Toward a Performative Theory of Assembly.’ Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics .
    • Koegler, Caroline. . ‘Precarious Urbanity. 'The Jungle' (Calais) and the Politics of Performing the Urban.’ Postcolonial Text 12, No. 3: 1-15.
    • Koegler, Caroline. . ‘Reworking Postcolonialism: Globalization, Labour and Rights (Ed. by Pavan Kumar Malreddy, Birte Heidemann, Ole Birk Laursen and Janet Wilson).’ EACLALS Newsletter .
    • Kögler, Caroline. . ‘Responding and Responsibility: Postcolonial Intertextuality in J.M. Coetzee's Foe.’ In Literaturtheorie als Theorie der Gesellschaft, edited by Promotionskolleg Literaturtheorie als Theorie der Gesellschaft, 315-342. Heidelberg: Winter.
    • Kögler, Caroline. . „"Am Ufer der Gedanken": Derek Walcotts transozeanische Collage karibischer Identität.In "Die Lyrik ist eine Insel, die sich vom Festland ablöst." Preis der Stadt Münster für Internationale Poesie 2013 an Derek Walcott und Werner von Koppenfels., herausgegeben von Hermann Wallmann, 42-49.
    • Kögler, Caroline. . ‘"On the Shore of the mind": Derek Walcott's transoceanic collage of Caribbean identity.’ In "Die Lyrik ist eine Insel, die sich vom Festland ablöst." Preis der Stadt Münster für Internationale Poesie 2013 an Derek Walcott und Werner von Koppenfels., edited by Hermann Wallmann und das Kulturamt Münster, 50-57.
    • Kögler Caroline, Budt Michael. . Die Wirtschaftskrise aus der Sicht der Unternehmensberatungen. Münster: Arbeitspapier Nr. 51 des Instituts für Anlagen und Systemtechnologien.
    • Kögler, Caroline, with Marion Wood. . ‘Translation of Mechthild Curtius' "Landschaften – Landscapes".’ In Literatur in Westfalen, edited by Gödden, Walter, 375- 384.
  • Talks

    • Koegler, Caroline (): ‘“Lantern Bearers of Civilization” – Narratives of the Netbook Agreement’. Intersections of finance and society 2019 , University of London, .
    • Koegler, Caroline (): ‘Heathcliff’s Hate, Catherine’s Liberation: Reading Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights (1847) as a Fantasy of Violation ’. Hotspots Lecture Series, English Department Münster, English Seminar, Münster, .
    • Caroline Koegler (): ‘Adapting Abolitionism, Sentimentalizing Whiteness: Imperialist Politics of Emotion in Contemporary British Film’. Zehnte BGECS-Jahrestagung. Das 18. Jahrhundert in Film und Populärkultur, University of Bonn, .
    • Koegler, Caroline (): ‘Literature and … Business Studies. Conflicts and Crossovers’. Anglistentag 2019, Universität Leipzig, .
    • Koegler, Caroline (): ‘Branding Justice’. PSA Convention, University of Manchester, .
    • Koegler, Caroline (): ‘Deeply Affected: Reading trans-Atlantic journeys and the ‘politics of self-preservation’ in Daniel Defoe’s Moll Flanders and Olaudah Equiano’s Interesting Narrative’. ISECS International Congress on the Enlightenment, University of Edinburgh, UK, .
    • Koegler, Caroline (): ‘Deeply Affected: Reading trans-Atlantic journeys and the ‘politics of self-preservation’ in Daniel Defoe’s Moll Flanders (1722) and Olaudah Equiano’s Interesting Narrative (1789)’. GAPS 2019: “Postcolonial Oceans”- Contradictions and Heterogeneities in the Epistemes of Salt Water, Universität Bremen, .
    • Koegler, Caroline (): ‘Magic Pathways, Open Doors: Literature, Performative Citizenship, and Moshin Hamid’s Exit West (2017) ’. Citizenship, Law and Literature, Villa Vigoni, Centro Italo-Tedesco per l’Eccellenza Europea, Italia, .
    • Koegler, Caroline; Pohlmann, Petra (): „Markt und Literatur“. Begehung SFB "Law and Literature", University of Münster, .

    • Koegler, Caroline (): ‘Deadly Desires, Dubious Pleasures – Grievability, Status, and the Subjection of Female Autonomy in Eliza Haywood’s Love in Excess (1719)’. Hotspots Lecture Series, English Department Münster University, University of Münster, .
    • Caroline Koegler (): ‘Love that Kills? And Whom? Grievability, Status, and Deadly Desires in Eliza Haywood’s Love in Excess (1719)’. Gendered Emotions Conference, University of Sheffield, .
    • Caroline Koegler (): „'The Market as a Dimension of Practice’ - Kommodifizierung, Ideologie und Postkoloniale Studien“. Lange Nacht der postkolonialen Theorie, Münster, Deutschland, .
    • Caroline Koegler (): ‘Sexual Identity and Diaspora: Bernardine Evaristo's "Mr Loverman"’. "On Whose Terms?" - Ten Years Later, Goldsmiths, University of London, .

    • Koegler, Caroline (): ‘Precarious urbanity: ‘The Jungle’ (Calais) and the politics of performing the urban’. "Representing Poverty and Precarity in a Postcolonial World" (GAPS annual conference) , University of Bonn, Germany, .
    • Koegler, Caroline (): ‘Precarious urbanity: ‘The Jungle’ (Calais) and the politics of performing the urban’. EACLALS triennial conference: "Performing the Urban: Embodiments, Inventories, Rhythms", University of Oviedo, Spain, .
    • Koegler, Caroline (): ‘Sexual Identity and Diaspora. Bernardine Evaristo's "Mr Loverman"’. Hotspots Lecture Series, English Department Muenster, English Seminar, Muenster, .

    • Kögler, Caroline (): ‘Critical Branding in Postcolonial Studies’. Triennial ACLALS conference, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, .
    • Kögler, Caroline (): ‘Postcolonial Studies and the Market’. GAPS 2016; „The Postcolonial and the Material“, University of Augsburg, Germany, .
    • Kögler, Caroline (): „Orientalismen in der Postmoderne: Conchita Wurst und der Vorwurf kultureller Degeneration“. FES Seminar "Königreiche der Ungleichheit", Friedrich-Ebert Stiftung, Würzburg, Germany, .

    • Kögler, Caroline (): ‘A Critique of Ideological Rejections of Market Practices in Postcolonial Studies’. GAPS; „Ideologies in Postcolonial Texts and Contexts", University of Münster, Germany, .

    • Kögler, Caroline (): ‘Is Our Fascination with Uncommon Wealths Symptomatic of Our Own Frustration with 21st Century Capitalism?’ Triennial EACALS conference; "Uncommon Wealths", University of Innsbruck, Austria, .

    • Kögler, Caroline (): ‘A Note on Interdisciplinary Debate: Postcolonialism and Economics – Commodification, Attitude, and Language Politics’. Platform for Postcolonial Readings at the University of Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, .

    • Kögler, Caroline (): ‘Do You Sometimes Feel Marginalised? – The Commodification of Marginality in Robert Young’s Postcolonialism. A Very Short Introduction’. Conference "Narratives of Difference in the Global Literary Marketplace", University of Northampton, UK, .
    • Kögler, Caroline (): ‘Postcolonialism Meets Business Management’. GAPS; "Post-Empire Imaginaries", University of Bern, Switzerland, .