Department of English

Academic Staff

Dr. des. Ryan Kopaitich

Postdoctoral Researcher

Literary Theory

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Postal Address
Department of English
Länggassstr. 49
CH – 3012 Bern

Ryan Kopaitich currently works in the section for literary theory at the English Department of the University of Bern, and is pursuing his PhD as part of the SNF Sinergia project, “Theory and Practice of Authenticity in Global Cultural Production”. He obtained his BA in English from the University of Arizona in 2009 and an MA in Comparative Literature from the University of Fribourg in 2012. His main research interests are contemporary Anglophone and continental novels, continental and analytic philosophy, with particular emphasis on philosophy of language, and literary theory. 

Research Interests

Literary theory, analytic/continental philosophy, philosophy of language, contemporary literature, Anglophone and continental (post)modernism, narratology.