DSC_0328Marianne Van Remoortel is Associate Professor at the Department of Literary Studies, Ghent University. She completed her PhD on gender, genre and the nineteenth-century sonnet in 2007. As a postdoctoral fellow of the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO, 2009-2015), she specialized in Victorian periodicals, with particular focus on periodical poetry and women’s contributions to the periodical press. She is the author of Lives of the Sonnet, 1787-1895: Genre, Gender and Criticism (Ashgate, 2011) and Women, Work and the Victorian Periodical: Living by the Press (Palgrave 2015; runner-up 2015 Robert and Vineta Colby Scholarly Book Prize). Her ERC Starting Grant project “Agents of Change: Women Editors and Socio-Cultural Transformation in Europe, 1710-1920” takes her research on the periodical press into a new transnational collaborative direction.

In close collaboration with the European Society for Periodical Research (ESPRit), she is currently preparing the launch of JEPS, the new electronic open-access Journal of European Periodical Studies.

Marianne is a member of the Young Academy of Belgium.