CV Anke Klitzing

Research interests ORCID
Food writing, literature, media and communications; gastrocriticism; food culture, history and anthropology; literary nonfiction writing (food writing, travel writing, essays, memoirs, reportage) in theory and practice; modern British/American/Irish Literature; humour; Digital Humanities.

Academic Experience
Assistant Lecturer in Culinary Arts, Technological University Dublin, Ireland, since 2017

Ph.D. Culinary Arts, Technological University Dublin, Ireland, since 2018 
M.A. Management and Promotion of Gastronomic and Touristic Heritage, University of Gastronomic Sciences, Pollenzo, Italy, 2009 – 2012 
B.A. (Honours) – English Literature, Sociology, University College Dublin, Ireland, 2001 – 2004 

Teaching Experience
Technological University Dublin, School of Culinary Arts and Food Technology

  • TFCA9007 Food Writing and Media (NFQ 9) – Autumn 2019, Autumn 2018
  • TFRM9021 Postgraduate Research Methods (NFQ 9) –  Spring 2019, Spring 2018
  • TFGS2022 Gastronomy 2 (Sociology of Food) (NFQ 6/8) – every semester since Autumn 2017
  • TFGS1022 Gastronomy 1 (History of Food) (NFQ 6/8) – every semester since Autumn 2017
  • TFIT2022 Information Technology (NFQ 8) – Spring 2019, Spring 2018
  • TFIT1022 Culinary Information Systems (NFQ 6/8) – every semester since Autumn 2017
  • TFFB1022 Food and Beverage Service (NFQ 6/8) – Spring 2018

Designed, taught creative writing course Introduction to Food Writing in English, Berlin, Germany (Jan/Feb 2017)

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Conferences and lectures
2019  Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery – participant (also 2010, 2012, 2018)
2018  Dublin Gastronomy Symposium – participant and session moderator 
2017  Conversas Berlin, public talk on food writing

Service to the academy and professional development
since 2019  Dublin Gastronomy Symposium – organising committee member
2010  Copyedited special edition Italian American History and Consumer Culture of Voices in Italian Americana: A Literary and Cultural Review. Vol. 21, No.1. Bordighera Press: New York, 2010.

Other Professional Experience
since 2013  Writer, Educator and Translator – freelance
2011 – 2016  Head of PR and operations manager, Slow Food Deutschland e. V., Berlin, Germany
2010 – 2011  Communications officer, La Spinetta winery in Barolo/Barbaresco, Italy
2010   Press officer, Slow Food International, Bra, Italy
2006 – 2008  General manager, La Taverna di Bacco, Wallace Calcio Ltd., Dublin, Ireland
2004 – 2006  General manager, Enoteca delle Langhe,  Wallace Calcio Ltd., Dublin, Ireland

Further study
2013 – 2016  Creative Writing Courses in English, The Reader, Berlin, Germany
2009  WSET Wine and Spirit Certificate, Advanced, Wineboard of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
2004 – 2008  Italian Language Course, Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Dublin, Ireland