GEMS welcomes…

… new member Adam Hall. Adam, a US citizen, will be working with us from December 8th until the end of September 2014. Under the supervision of Jürgen Pieters and Sandro Jung he will be finishing his PhD on metonymical readings of specific plays by Shakespeare.

… international guest researcher Evgeny Kazartsev. Evgeny was with us last year and is returning early in 2014. He will continue work on his BOF-financed research project on the genesis and spread of syllabo-tonic verse prosody in Dutch poetry of the second half of the 16th – beginning of the 17th century and its spread to the German verse in the 17th century.