Mailing address:                           
Dr. Katja Mellmann                                
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen                       
Seminar für deutsche Philologie
Käte-Hamburger-Weg 3                                         
D-37073 Göttingen, GERMANY

  SDP 1.226
: +49-551-39-7534


1994-2000 undergraduate studies in German and French Language and Literature in Munich (LMU)
2005 doctorate (Dr. phil.)
2014 habilitation

2000-2008 lecturer at the German Department of the University of Munich (LMU)
2008/09 interim professorship at the German Department of the University of Göttingen
2009/10 visiting scholar with Project Narrative/The Ohio State University

since 2010 research fellow (Dilthey fellow) at the German Dept. of the University of Göttingen
since 2014 PD at the German Department of the University of Munich (LMU)

Current Projects:
Historical Analysis of Audience Reception: postdoctoral research project, funded by a Dilthey Fellowship grant from the Volkswagen Foundation
Bio-Cognitive Principles of Narrative Coherence: cooperative research project conducted by Dr. Márta Horváth (Szeged/Hungary) and Dr. Katja Mellmann (Göttingen/Germany), funded by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

Research interests:
German Enlightenment & Sentimentalism; mid & late 19th century; Evolutionary Literary Theory; Social History of Literature; Historical Audience Studies; Narratology; Metrics