Graduate School of the Arts and Humanities (GSAH)

Doctoral Students

Guðrun í Jákupsstovu

Department of English

Postal Address
Graduate School of the Arts and Humanities
Interdisciplinary Cultural Studies
Walter Benjamin Kolleg
Universität Bern
Muesmattstrasse 45
CH-3012 Bern

Guðrun í Jákupsstovu

Guðrun í Jákupsstovu was in 2020 elected as one of the two doctoral students for the SNSF-funded project The Beach in the Long Twentieth Century, supervised by Prof. Dr. Virginia Richter and PD Dr. Ursula Kluwick. Prior to this, she obtained an MA in Comparative Cultural Analysis at the University of Amsterdam, and a BA in Comparative Literature at the University of Iceland. Her dissertation is a study of the beach in modern literature as a site of ecological and material encounters and assemblages.

Title of PhD Project

Making Home in the Littoral: Of Encounters, Undoings, and Assemblages on the Beach

Research Foci

Contemporary literature | ecocriticism | environmental humanities | affect studies | gender studies | queer theory | spatial studies | posthuman studies | blue humanities