Dr. Hano Pipic, PhD

Dr. Pipic obtained his co-tutelle doctoral degree in literary studies, completing the joint PhD program at University of Vienna and University of Queensland (dissertation title: “Postcolonial Departures: Narrative Transformations in Australian and South African Contemporary Fictions”). A recipient of the PhD thesis publication grant from Peter Lang, he published his dissertation as a book under the same title in 2017.

Pipic has served as an adjunct faculty at the English Department, University of Vienna and at University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna. He is also a teacher at Erlgasse high school in Vienna.

His research interests focus on Australian and South African Literatures and their encounters with genre and trauma. Recently, he has begun organizing a project on comprising a handbook on how to teach Shakespeare in Austrian high-schools.