Petra Van der Jeught



Dendermonde, BE.



1996 – 2003

PhD English Literature (dissertation: Representation in Salman Rushdie’s novels of memory. Midnight’s children, The moor’s last sigh and The ground beneath her feet). University of Ghent, BE.


Teacher training in linguistics and literature: Germanic languages.

1992 – 1993

MA Women and literature (dissertation: Toni Morrison’s Beloved. Historicizing parameters of dissonance). University of Hull, GB.

1990 – 1992

Licentiate in Germanic philology. (dissertation: The concepts of history and literature in Julian Barnes’s Flaubert’s parrot and The history of the world in 101/2 Chapters).

1988 – 1990

Candidate in Germanic philology.

Professional activities

Since 2008

Coordinator research. University college, Facilty of Fine Arts. Brussels, BE.


Lecturer Dutch literature, linguistics and didactics. Arteveldehogeschool, Ghent, BE.

1996 – 2003

Fellow. English Department, University of Ghent, BE.

1994 – 1996

Lecturer Dutch and English. Language Centre, University of Ghent, BE