Master Class with Prof. Dr. Jan Alber

This winter semester, the Department of English Literature brings you a Master Class with Prof. Dr. Jan Alber, a specialist in narratology from RWTH Aachen. This coming December he will offer the class:

"The Development of Narrative Theory: From Structuralist Narratology to Postclassical Narratologies"

Prof. Dr. Alber will trace the development of narratology from its structuralist beginnings to postclassical approaches, with a focus on cognitive narratology, unnatural narratives as well as film narratology. The Master Class will be held online, via Zoom, on Dec 17, 14:00-19:00 and Dec 18, 10:00-16:00 CET. If you are interested and would like to take part in it, please register via e-mail to susan.braehler(at) She will provide you with access information as well as the texts Prof. Dr. Alber asks all participants to read ahead of his class.