PhD Student in Germanic Studies as of Sept 2012

Previous Education
Degree: Magister in Kunstgeschichte (History of Art) und Neuere Deutsche Literatur (German Literature after 1600).
Institutions: Freie Universität Berlin (graduation 2012), University College Dublin, Universität Leipzig.

Bio
I grew up in Munich, Germany and began my PhD studies at UBC in 2012. I am currently doing a research project in Berlin.

Carolina Franzen, “Gefühlte Geschichte unterm Skalpell. Die Familienromane Nach den Kriegen von Dagmar Leupold und Am Beispiel meines Bruders von Uwe Timm,” in Ege Forschungen zur deutschen Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaft 10 (2008), pp. 81-97. [Published 2010]

 

  • 2011/12 Ege University, Izmir (Turkey) for the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service). Undergraduate classes, Introduction to German Literature.
  • 2008: Freie Universität Berlin, Germany. Undergraduate History of Art classes, introduction to the Architecture of Berlin.

Courses currently teaching

Research Interests

  • Theory
  • Aesthetics
  • Politics
  • Transnationalism in Visual Arts and Literature

  • 2013, May, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey: “Contemporary Ways of Thinking Power Relations in Socio-Philosophy and Video Art – A Juxtaposition of Judith Butler’s Gender Trouble and Francis Alÿs’ Symbolic Actions.”

 

  • 2012, October, University of British Columbia, Canada: “Wie Herzog Ernst im Land der Kranichschnäbler “flaniert”: Die Grippia-aventiure des Herzog Ernst und Anknüpfungspunkte an einen literaturwissenschaftlichen Moderne-Diskurs.”