Bergische Universität Wuppertal


Team members

Roy Sommer

is Chair of English at the University of Wuppertal. He is principle investigator and scientific coordinator of the OPPORTUNITIES project.

Moustapha Diallo

is a literary scholar, author and publisher, with a focus on intercultural encounters between Africa and Europe.

Ida Fábián

is postgraduate researcher at the University of Wuppertal. Her research investigates the representations of cultural memory in contemporary migration literature

Carolin Gebauer

is postdoctoral researcher at the University of Wuppertal. She specializes in narrative theory and analysis.

Monika Kieslich

is administrative assistant at the University of Wuppertal.

Mariam Muwanga

is postdoctoral researcher at the University of Wuppertal. She specializes in critical race theory and diaspora studies.

The University of Wuppertal (BUW) is a dynamic university at the heart of Europe with an interdisciplinary teaching and research profile.

It is part of an international network consisting of more than 220 partner universities worldwide. These international partnerships not only foster student and teacher exchange, but also facilitate joint research projects. The BUW is a popular destination for international students, with more than 110 countries represented here.

Established in 2007, BUW’s Center for Narrative Research is now a leading institution in the field of cross-disciplinary narrative research, with more than 50 faculty members and affiliated researchers. Our bilingual interdisciplinary journal DIEGESIS has been providing open access to cutting-edge research since 2012.