Activities


  • Until August 2011 Marijke Meijer Drees worked at Utrecht University as an associate professor in early modern Dutch literature (Department of Dutch language and Literature) and a coordinator of Language and Culture Studies / Taal- en cultuurstudies (school Liberal Arts). Since 2011 she works at Groningen University (see ‘Welcome’). She had (and has) a part-time appointment of three days a week.
  • Her research and teaching concern the various functions of (early modern) Dutch literary culture (ca. 1600-1800). She is interested in topics and themes such as drama, satire, pamphlets, images of the self & the other, national identities, citizenship, the Dutch canon and the (literary) processing of disasters. See further 'Reserach', ‘Teaching’ and ‘Publications’.
  • She is since May 2013 chief-editor of Internationale Neerlandistiek, the peer reviewed journal of the Internationale Vereniging voor Neerlandistiek (IVN).
  • She is a member of the editorial board of Nederlandse letterkunde, a peer reviewed (A-)journal on (Dutch) literary studies. 
  • Since September 2011 she is the director of Dutch Studies (University of Groningen).
  • From 2002-2010 she was a member of the board of the Dutch Foundation for Literature.
© Marijke Meijer Drees 2017