ISSN 2043-7633

Dirk Uffelmann

Dirk Uffelmann studied Russian, Polish, Czech and German Literature at the Universities of Tubingen, Vienna, Warsaw and Constance. He obtained his PhD from the University of Constance in 1999 and defended his second thesis (Habilitation) at the University of Bremen in 2005 before teaching as Lecturer in Russian at the University of Edinburgh. He also was a visiting professor at the University of Bergen, Norway, Western Michigan University, USA and visiting fellow at the University of Cambridge. At present, he is full professor of Slavic Literatures and Cultures at the University of Passau. His research interests are Russian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Ukrainian and Central Asian literature, philosophy, religion, migration, Masculinity and Internet Studies.

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Editorial – Issue 12

The issue was guest-edited by Alexander Etkind (European University Institute, Florence) and Dirk Uffelmann (University of Passau) in collaboration with the Digital Icons editorial team who prepared the book review …
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The Issue of Genre in Digital Memory: What Literary Studies Can Offer to Internet and Memory Culture Research

This paper addresses the differing impacts of interactive online genres on the construction of historical memories. It explores various communication genres of the internet (social media, blogs such as …
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iRhetoric in Russian: Performing the Self through Mobile Technology

The conference iRhetoric in Russian: Performing the Self through Mobile Technology focuses on the new networked ‘extensions of man’ (McLuhan 1964) and their consequences for the way we represent ourselves, …
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