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Prof. Dr. Gudrun Marci-Boehncke

Curriculum Vitae


  • 1982-1988 Studies of German an History at the Justus-Liebig   University of Giessen
  • 1989-1990 Professorial Lecturer for German Language and Literature at the George-Washington University/D.C.
  • 1994 Ph.D. in German Literature at the Justus Liebig University of Giessen (Fanny Lewald: Jewish, Prussian and Female Writer: Studies covering her Autobiography and Context)
  • 1999 Max-Kade-Professorship at  Colorado College/C.O.
  • 2001-2010 Full Professor of Modern German Literature and Didactics at the University of Education in Ludwigsburg
  • since 2010 Full Professor       of Modern    German Literature/Educational and Application-Oriented  Studies


Research:  Reading Education, Children's and Youth Media Studies, Children and Youth Literature, Intercultural Literature and Media Studies, Gender and Diversity, Literature and Film


Current Projects:

  • The Digital Literacy and Multimodal Practices of Young Children (EU-Project COST IS1410), MC Member
  • Experts of Reading - Primary and Secondary School  Teachers Training (Part of the National BISS-Project, BMBF)
  • Smarter Stories  -  Reading and Media Education in  Urban Education Networks (the City of Dortmund, Society of Media Education Research)
  • DoProfiL: Dortmund profile for inclusive teachers education  Part: Tablets in primary school.
  • DEGREE 4.0: Digitale reflexive teachers education 4.0: based on video - barrier-free - personalized  (BMBF 16DHB2130)




Children and Youth Literature within the Digital World: Cultural and Political Preconditions for Literary Education - Keynote IRSCL 2013/Maastricht NL