Mary Immaculate College, Limerick
Sabine Egger (MA Cologne, PhD Humboldt University of Berlin) lectures in German Studies at Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, and is Joint Director of the Irish Centre for Transnational Studies. She has published widely on memory, contested spaces and questions of identity/alterity in German-language literature and culture from the 19th to the 21st Century, with a specific interest in transnational and comparative perspectives. Her current research looks at ideas of East and West within and beyond Europe in contemporary literature and the new media, with a focus on technological discourse and the aesthetics of movement across cultural, genre and media boundaries. Selected publications include her monograph on Johannes Bobrowski’s poetry after WWII (2009), journal issues on transit spaces and contemporaneity, as well as co-edited volumes on Polish-Irish Encounters in the New and Old Europe (2011) and Connections in Motion: Dance and Modernism in Irish and German Literature and Culture (2019). The most recent, Sarmatia – Germania Slavica – Central Europe (2021), traces literary discourses on borderlands in the East and border aesthetics in 20th and 21st century Central European literatures.
She was a PI on "DigiLanguages.ie - Enhancing Digital Literacies for Language Teaching and Learning", funded by the National Forum for T&L from 2015 to 2017, with responsibility in the area “Transitions and Contexts”. This included immersive learning, mobility programmes and pathways for teachers and learners in digital spaces.