Christiane Weller

Assoc Professor

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Biography

Christiane Weller studied German Literature, Art History and Psychology at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich, Germany, completing her studies with a Master Degree (Magister Artium). In 1999 she received her Ph.D. from Monash University and joined the Monash German Department.
Her research interests include German travel writing and expeditions reports, colonial writing, contemporary German fiction and psychoanalytic theory. She has published on Georg Forster, Adelbert von Chamisso, Christoph Ransmayr, W.G. Sebald, Thomas Bernhard, Peter Handke and others, as well as on topics like trauma, melancholia and psychosis. She is a co-editor of Limbus: Australisches Jahrbuch für germanistische Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaft / Australian Yearbook of German Literary and Cultural Studies.
Christiane Weller is a member of several academic societies including the German Studies Association of Australia (GSAA), LCNAU and the Georg-Forster Society. She is also a member of the Freudian School of Melbourne - School of Lacanian Psychoanalysis. 

Research area keywords

  • Psychoanalytic Theory
  • Psychosis and Writing
  • Travel Literature
  • Exploration Reports
  • Contemporary German Literature
  • German Colonialism

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Projects 2007 2017

Research Output 2001 2019

Die Avantgarde in der Heilanstalt: die Entgrenzung des Wahns und der Kunst

Translated title of the contribution: The avant-garde in the sanatorium: the delimitation of delusion and artWeller, C., 2019, Kulturrebellen: Studien zur anarchistischen Moderne. Magerski, C. & Roberts, D. (eds.). Wiesbaden Germany: Springer VS, p. 99-115 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Kosmopolitische Gedankenwelten / Cosmopolitan Imaginings

Lewis, A. (ed.), Sutton, K. (ed.) & Weller, C. (ed.), 2019, Würzburg Germany: Verlag Königshausen & Neumann. 248 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited BookOtherpeer-review

Sexualitäten/Sexualities: Limbus: Australisches Jahrbuch für germanistische Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaft/Australian Yearbook of German Literary and Cultural Studies

Deiters, F-J. (ed.), Fliethmann, A. (ed.), Weller, C. (ed.), Lewis, A. (ed.) & Lang, B. (ed.), 2019, 1 ed. Freiburg i.Br./Berlin/Vienna: Rombach Verlag. 262 p. (Limbus: Australisches Jahrbuch für germanistische Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaft/Australian Yearbook of German Literary and Cultural Studies; vol. 12, no. 1)

Research output: Book/ReportEdited BookOtherpeer-review

Welt-Sein in Wahn-Welten - Thomas Melles Die Welt im Rücken

Translated title of the contribution: World-being in delusion worlds: Thomas Melles the World in the moveWeller, C., 2019, Kosmopolitische Gedankenwelten . Lewis, A., Sutton, K. & Weller, C. (eds.). Würzburg Germany: Verlag Königshausen & Neumann, p. 223-248 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review