Irina Rajewsky is "Privatdozentin" (private docent) at Freie Universität Berlin’s Department of Romance Languages and Literatures as well as Principal Investigator of the Friedrich Schlegel Graduate School of Literary Studies (FSGS). Since her "Habilitation" in the field of transgeneric and transmedial narratology (FU Berlin, 2015) she has also held several positions as Visiting and Interim Professor, both in national and international contexts (e.g., Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, L'Università degli Studi dell'Aquila). Her main areas of research are narratology, inter- and transmediality, intertextuality, fictionality/factuality, meta-phenomena across media, author and narrator concepts, performativity; Italian and French literature of the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries.
Her most important publications include Intermedialität (2002), Intermediales Erzählen in der italienischen Literatur der Postmoderne (2003). She is also co-editor of Fiktion im Vergleich der Künste und Medien (2016) and Im Zeichen der Fiktion. Aspekte fiktionaler Rede aus historischer und systematischer Sicht (2008).
Irina Rajewsky’s seminar 512.226 “Specialized Topics in Anglophone Literary Studies: Intermediality, Transmediality, and Storytelling in the Digital Age“ is eligible for the certificate “Intermediality: Theory and Practice.”
Summer Semester 2020
Doctoral Colloquium: Inter- and Transmediality Theories and Digital Transformation in the Post-Media Age (Inter- and Transmediality Conceptualizations of the Analog, the Digital, and the Postdigital) with PD Dr. Irina Rajewsky and Univ.-Prof. Dr. phil. Nassim Balestrini - please find further information here.