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In the Ocean of Discourse

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posted on 26.01.2011, 00:00 authored by Ekaterina Pirozhenko, Natalia Dudnik
This image provides a personal insight into our research process in the area of literary studies. We work on contemporary women writers in the German-speaking realm. Our research is of interdisciplinary nature and spans over history, philosophy, sociology, political science, psychology, cultural, gender, and film studies. Taking one book from the shelf means opening a gateway to many more books so that an ocean of discourses emerges through which we have to navigate our way. Surrounded by millions of words In ocean of discourses. And no one else. I try to drop my own word To breathe…


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Entry in 2009 in The Image of Research, a competition for students in graduate or professional degree programs at UIC, sponsored by UIC's Graduate College and the University Library. Images of award recipients and honorable mention images on exhibition in the Richard J. Daley Library and the Library of the Health Sciences, April 16-May 12, 2009.

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