Inge Arteel is Senior Lecturer of German Literature at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. She studied German and English Philology at Ghent University and took courses in Austrian Literature at Vienna University. She has been working at the VUB since 1999, first as an FWO PhD candidate and then as a postdoctoral research fellow of the FWO.
Her research topics include contemporary Austrian literature (esp. Mayröcker, Jelinek, and other experimental women authors), Austrian and German theatre, literary theory, gender theory, intermediality, and the radio play. She is the author of a biography of Friederike Mayröcker (Wehrhahn Verlag 2012). She has published edited volumes and/or articles on Friederike Mayröcker, Elfriede Jelinek, Verena Stefan, Josef Winkler, Marieluise Fleisser, Judith Butler, and others. She supervises bachelor and master papers on any aspect of German literature, more specifically on women’s literature, literature of the Wiener Moderne, post 1945 Austrian literature, alterity, autofictionality, transmedial adaptations, etc.
Inge Arteel is the chair of CLIC, Centre for Literary and Intermedial Crossings, and co-chair of the UGent-VUB research group THALIA. She is a member of the international advisory board of the Elfriede Jelinek Forschungszentrum at Vienna University.