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Mailing address and contact details

Prof. Dr. Koen De Temmerman
Vakgroep Letterkunde // Department of Literary Studies
Blandijnberg 2, B-9000 Gent, België

T - +32 (0)9 264 95 83
M - +32 (0)479 35 84 53
E - koen ; detemmerman at ugent ; be (leave out spaces and replace ; by . and at by @)

Research portal and research team

Faculty of Arts and Philosophy Research Portal
Novel Saints: Ancient Fiction and Hagiography Research Centre

Visiting address

Blandijnberg 2, first floor, office (05.03.)110.032

Office hours

By appointment only.

Short bio

Full Professor (hoogleraar) at the Department of Literary Studies of Ghent University

General Editor of Ancient Narrative
General Editor of Fabulae. Narrative in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages
Co-editor of L'Antiquité Classique. Revue interuniversitaire d'études classiques
Editorial Board member of Kleio. Tijdschrift voor oude talen en antieke culturen
Editorial Board member of Kleio-reeks. Actuele boeken over antieke cultuur (Garant)
Advisory Board member of Ancient Narrative

Visiting member of the Classics Centre of Corpus Christi College, Oxford
Associate member of Kyknos - the Swansea, Lampeter and Exeter Centre for Research on the Narrative Literatures of the Ancient World
Member of the Studies in Ancient Greek Narrative Research Group (under direction of Prof. Irene de Jong, University of Amsterdam)
International Advisory Committee member of the Fourth International Conference on the Ancient Novel (ICAN IV), University of Lisbon
International Advisory Board member of the Fifth International Conference on the Ancient Novel (ICAN V), University of Houston Downtown, Houston, Texas

Formerly Assistant Professor (docent, 2013) and Associate Professor (hoofddocent, 2018) at the Department of Literary Studies of Ghent University
Formerly Stanley J. Seeger Fellow at the Program in Hellenic Studies of Princeton University
Formerly Postdoctoral Fellow of the Research Foundation - Flanders (Belgium) (F.W.O.-Vlaanderen) at the Department of Literary Studies of Ghent University
Formerly Visiting Lecturer at the Classics Department of University College Cork
Formerly Francqui Fellow of the Belgian American Educational Foundation (B.A.E.F., Inc.) at the Department of Classics of Stanford University
Formerly Visiting Researcher at the Department of Classics, Ancient History and Egyptology of Swansea University
Formerly Research Assistant at the Research Foundation - Flanders (Belgium) (F.W.O.-Vlaanderen)

Degrees and university education

  • Ba (1999), Ma (2001) and PhD (2006) in Classics at Ghent University and the Università degli Studi di Bologna (Italy).
  • Ma (2002) in Communication Studies at Ghent University.
  • Awards

  • European Research Council Consolidator Grant 2018
  • Laureate of the Koninklijke Vlaamse Academie van België voor Wetenschappen en Kunsten in Humanities 2017
  • European Research Council Starting Grant 2013
  • Membership of the Belgian Young Academy (2013-2017)
  • Triennial Prize of the 'Vlaamse Wetenschappelijke Stichting' for Humanities 2008, awarded to PhD dissertation (2006, supervisor: Professor Kristoffel Demoen) (December 2008)
  • Francqui Foundation Fellowship of the Belgian American Educational Foundation (B.A.E.F., Inc.) (February 2006)
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