Dr Undine Brückner

HR Manager

Qualifications: 
BA (Hons) DPhil
Phone number: 
01865 279456

Undine is the Human Resources Manager of Hertford College responsible for the provision of professional advice and leadership on all HR-related issues for academic and support staff.

Her office is located on OB5 on the main College site. Her office hours are currently 8.00am to 12.30pm Monday to Friday, with an open door policy, so please feel free to drop in.

If you wish to see Undine outside of these hours, please email her to arrange an appointment.

Research 

Undine received her doctorate in Medieval Languages from St Edmund Hall, Oxford in 2009, and her BA in German and Medieval Studies at the University of Victoria, B.C., Canada.

Her thesis was published in 2015 in Germany: Dorothea von Hof: Das buoch der götlichen liebe und summe der tugent. Studien zu einer Konstanzer Kompilation geistlicher Texte des 14. und 15. Jahrhunderts, Konstanzer Geschichts- und Rechtsquellen 44, Thorbecke 05/2015.

Undine's interests include German spiritual texts of the 14th and 15th century, most recently the digitising of one of the Bodleian Library’s German manuscript treasures, MS. Germ. e. 22. https://www.flickr.com/photos/94467051@N00/sets/72157674968472136

Publications 

Books

Dorothea von Hof: Das buoch der götlichen liebe und summe der tugent. Studien zu einer Konstanzer Kompilation geistlicher Texte des 14. und 15. Jahrhunderts, Konstanzer Geschichts- und Rechtsquellen 44, Thorbecke 05/2015.  

Articles

‘Verschriftlichte Laienfrömmigkeit: Die Andachts-und Gebetshandschriften der Margarethe von Rodemachern und der Dorothea von Hof’, Zeitschrift für Literaturwissenschaft und Linguistik 40/159 (2010), pp. 57-81.

with Regula Forster: ‘Die Herzenserneuerung bei Dorothea von Montau, Katharina von Siena und Muhammad’, Oxford German Studies 39/2 (2010), pp. 189-212.

Verkleidung und Autorschaft. “Verhüllung” und “Zierde” bei Dorothea von Hof. In: Burkhard Hasebrink et al. (Hg.), Innenräume in der Literatur des deutschen Mittelalters, XIX Anglo-German Colloquium. Tübingen 2008, S. 157-178.

Freundschaft zwischen Nonnen. In: Amicitia: Friendship in Medieval Culture. Oxford German Studies 36/2, 2007, S. 195-211.