Geert Buelens#


Geert Buelens
Email:G.Buelens 'at' uu.nl
Membership Number:3688
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:THE NETHERLANDS
Section:LITERARY & THEATRICAL STUDIES
Username:gbuelens
Elected:2013
Homepage: http://www.uu.nl/staff/GBuelens/0





Present and Previous Positions
  • 2005 - present Full professor of Dutch Literature, Utrecht University
  • 2008 - present Guest professor at Stellenbosch University, South Africa
  • 2008 Kluge research fellow, Library of Congress
  • 2005 Peter Paul Rubens Chair, University of California, Berkeley
  • 2001-2005 Assistant Professor of Literature, Antwerp University

Fields of Scholarship
  • Cultural history of the 1960s
  • Writing of national and international literary and cultural histories
  • European culture and literature around the First World War
  • Interplay between poetry and song writing since the Romantic Era.
  • Modern Dutch literature & culture
  • Avant-garde and neo-avant-garde
  • Nationalism and Literature

Honours and Awards
  • 2003 The Flemish Culture Prize for Essay and Criticism
  • 2003 Literary Essay Prize, Antwerp province
  • 2009 ABN-AMRO Award for Best Non-Fiction Book of 2008
  • 2010 Arkprijs van het Vrije Woord
  • 2012 Elected Member of Koninklijke Academie voor Nederlandse Taal- en Letterkunde [Belgium]]

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