• Pleinlaan 2

    1050 Brussels

    Belgium

  • Pleinlaan 2

    1050 Brussel

    Belgium

Personal profile

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Katrijn Van den Bossche obtained an MA in German and English Literature and Linguistics from the University of Ghent in 2021, with a thesis on the intersection of ecocriticism and memory studies in The Children of the Dead by the Austrian Nobel Prize winner Elfriede Jelinek. She was an Erasmus exchange scholar at University of Sheffield (2020) and participated in the University of Gent Summer School on climate change (2021). Additionally, she is completing an MA in Teaching (2021-2022).

In June 2022, she started as a doctoral researcher as part of the FWO-funded research project “Self-Reflexivity and Generic Change in 21st-Century Black British Women’s Literature” (under the supervision of Janine Hauthal and Elisabeth Bekers). Her PhD dissertation aims to track self-reflexivity as a catalyst for generic change in works by Bernardine Evaristo, Andrea Levy, Patience Agbabi, Laura Fish, Helen Oyeyemi and Zadie Smith.