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university lecturer, art historian, art theorist, video artist, literary theorist, art critic
co-founded and directed 3 interdisciplinary academic programs: ASCA, Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (research institute and graduate school), Universiteit van Amsterdam VCS, Visual and Cultural Studies (formerly called Comparative Arts), an MA and PhD program at the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA Women’s Studies in the Arts, an undergraduate program at the Universiteit Utrecht OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS: Chair, Department of General Literary Studies, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Amsterdam, 1992–1994; 1997–1998 Various departmental committees Associate Dean (bestuurslid) of the Faculty of Arts, Universiteit Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands, 1982–1984 Program Committee of the Experimental Faculty of Arts, Katholieke Universiteit Tilburg, Tilburg, The Netherlands National Council of Universities (Academische Raad) Advisor to the Dutch Foundation of Scientific Research Advisor to the National Committee of Emancipation Research IN THE UNITED STATES: Director of Graduate Studies in Comparative Arts, 1990–1991 Section Head, Comparative Literature, 1987–1989 Steering Committee, Women’s Studies, 1987–1989 Founding Member of Steering Committee, Comparative Arts Program, 1989– 1991
Nationality/school
Dutch
Born
1946-03-14
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Biographical information
Period of activity
1975 - 2017
c. 1975-present (2017)
Education
Universiteit van Amsterdam
1964–1969 MA in French (specialization: modern literature)
Universiteit Utrecht
1977 Doctorate in French and Comparative Literature
Teacher at academy/university
before 1987: Assistant Professor of Theory of Literature, Rijksuniversiteit Utrecht, Utrecht, the Netherlands, September 1, 1976, tenure September 1, 1978; Associate Professor (Universitair Hoofddocent), March 1, 1979 – January 31, 1987 Teacher of French, university level: Katholieke Universiteit Nijmegen, Nijmegen, the Netherlands, February 1, 1976 – July 1, 1976 Teacher of French, college level: Nutsseminarium voor Pedagogiek, M.O.-A, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 21, 1970 – August 1, 1975; Centrale Opleidingen voor Middelbare Acten, M.O.-A, Utrecht, the Netherlands, September 1, 1972 – March 1, 1974; Gelderse Leergangen, NLO, the Netherlands, December 15, 1973 – September 1, 1976 Teacher of French, high school level: Pius X College, Febuary 1, 1967 – May 1, 1967; Ignatiuscollege, Febuary 12, 1970 – July 31, 1970; Barlaeusgymnasium, August 1, 1970 – July 31, 1971 Research Assistant, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, November 1, 1969 – January 31, 1970
Universiteit Utrecht
Special Professor (“bijzonder hoogleraar”) of Semiotics and Women’s Studies, 1987–1991
University of Rochester (New York)
Adjunct Visiting Professor of Visual and Cultural Studies, 1991–1996 Professor of Comparative Arts and Director of Graduate Studies, Comparative Arts Program (presently Program in Visual and Cultural Studies), Department of Art and Art History, 1990–1991 Professor of Comparative Literature and Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Foreign Languages, Literatures and Linguistics, 1987–1991 Susan B. Anthony Professor of Women’s Studies, 1987–1991
Universiteit van Amsterdam
1991–2011 Professor of Theory of Literature
Universiteit van Amsterdam
(Founding) Director of ASCA, Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis, 1993–1998
Amsterdam: opleiding
2005-2011 Academy Professor at Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences
Entered on: 1999-03-11; Modification on: 2017-06-19

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