Anna Babka

University of Vienna, German Department

Email anna.babka[at]
Project Name Necessary Entanglements — Postcolonial/Queer
Publication Page
Field of research Theory and Methodology of Literary Studies and Cultural Studies; methodological relations between Gender Studies and Cultural Studies; Theory and Methodology of Comparative Literature Studies │ Autobiography; Theory of Autobiography; Genre Theory │ Cyberfeminism, Gender Studies, Queer Studies, Postcolonial Studies │Deconstruction; Rhetoric │Literature of Romanticism │ Literature of the turn of the century (o.a. Else Lasker-Schüler, Robert Michel) │ ‚Biedermeier‘ Literature (Franz Grillparzer), Post-War-Literature (Ingeborg Bachmann) │ Contemporary Austrian Literature (Elfriede Jelinek, Josef Winkler, Barbara Frischmuth) │ Literature after 2000, ‘Migrant Literature’ (Semier Insayif).
Keywords German Literature | Literary Theory | Cultural Analysis | Gender- and Queer Theory | Postcolonial Theory

Anna Babka is an Austrian literary and cultural scholar, author, and politician. Since 2016, she has been an associate professor of modern German literary studies at the Institute of German Studies, University of Vienna. In addition to her academic work, in the course of which she has also been responsible for numerous events in the literary field (readings, poetry slams, etc.), she is curator of the Grüne Galerie 7.