Eva-Maria Windberger

Eva-Maria Windberger joined the English Department in June 2015. She studied English, Philosophy and Education at the Universities of Trier and Cambridge and obtained her Master of Education in February 2015. She is currently working on her PhD thesis investigating power and empowerment in the fiction of David Mitchell. The project is supervised by Prof. Dr. Hertel.

Eva-Maria Windberger

Degree: BEd, MEd (Trier)

Phone: +49 651 201-2303
Fax: +49 651 201-3928

Email:  em.windbergeruni-trierde

Room: B352

Main Areas of Teaching and Research

  • David Mitchell
  • Fiction in the 21st century:  global connectivity, representations of time and space
  • Contemporary utopian and dystopian/speculative fiction
  • Philosophy and/in literature
  • Modernism, Virginia Woolf


Edited Book

  • (with Ralf Hertel:) Empowering Contemporary Fiction. Boston: Brill, forthcoming.

Articles and Book Chapters

  •  "'No Man is an Island': Tracing Functions of Insular Landscapes in David Mitchell’s Fiction." C21 Literature: Journal of 21st-century Writings, vol. 6, no. 3, 2018, pp. 1-25. DOI: https://doi.org/10.16995/c21.62
  • "Of Memory Boxes and Rhizomatic Structures: Strategies of Empowerment in David Mitchell's Über-book." Empowering Contemporary Fiction, edited by Ralf Hertel and Eva-Maria Windberger. Boston: Brill, forthcoming.