Ellen Dengel-Janic received her Ph.D. from the University of Tübingen. She taught English Literature at the University of Stuttgart and is now a lecturer in English literature and cultural studies at the University of Tübingen. Her major interests are in the field of postcolonial and gender studies, Indian literature in English and South Asian diasporic literature and film. In her dissertation with the title “‘Home Fiction:’ Narrating Gendered Space in Anita Desai’s and Shashi Deshpande’s Novels” she discusses the concept of gendered space and nationalism in Indian women’s writing in English.

A list of her publications can be found here.