Lianne van Kralingen, M. A.
Lianne van Kralingen studied English Language and Culture at Leiden University (The Netherlands) and Freie Universität Berlin (Germany) with a particular focus on postcolonial literature. Since 2015 she has been a PhD candidate in the joint-award programme at Goethe Universität (Frankfurt) and Monash University (Melbourne). Her research investigates the role of corporate power in postcolonial literary and cultural production.
- Anglophone Literary, Media and Cultural Studies
- Postcolonial Theory
- Contemporary Literature and Globalisation
- Science Fiction and Speculative Fiction
- Historical Fiction
Current research project
"Corporate Ingression - A New Approach to Contemporary Anglophone Postcolonial Literature"
Supervisors: Prof. Susan Kossew and Prof. Frank Schulze-Engler
Van Kralingen, Lianne. “Justice and the Company: Economic Imperatives in the Journal of Jan van Riebeeck (1652-1662).” Postcolonial Justice. Anke Bartels, Lars Eckstein, Nicole Waller, Dirk Wiemann (Eds). Leiden: Brill, 2017. Print.
Conference presentation: “Material Coloniality in the East: Corporate Colonialism in David Mitchell’s The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet (2010)”, ASNEL/GASt International Conference ‘The Postcolonial and the Material’, Augsburg, May 2016.
Workshop Presentation: “The Re-Imagined Community: Recurring Corporate Colonialism and District 9”, DAAD Project North-South Literary and Cultural Interactions, Berlin, September 2014.
Conference Presentation: “Justice and the Company: Economic Imperatives in the Journal of Jan van Riebeeck (1652-1662).” ASNEL/GASt International Conference ‘Postcolonial Justice’, Potsdam, May 2014.
- Co-funded Monash Graduate Scholarship (2015-2018)
- Monash Faculty of Arts International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (2015-2018)