Shoshana Schwebel is a new PhD student in Germanic Studies at UBC. She previously did her MA and BA (Hons.) in German Studies at McGill under the supervision of Dr. Andrew Piper. Her MA thesis was on the poetics and materiality of Robert Walser’s writing materials (his pencil and paper). Shoshana’s current research interests are postwar Germanic literature, trauma studies, memory studies, ecocriticism, mineralogy, cultural insect studies, and media and materiality studies.

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