Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Dissertations Supervised

Dissertations in progress (alphabetical):

  • Karin Louise Espejo Hermes: Aloha aina as a countercolonial concept.
  • Kai Linke: Queer Comics and the Question of Homonormativity.
  • Anne Potjans: Mixed-Race Identity and the Lived Experience of Black Bodies in Black German and African American Autobiographies.
  • Teresa Schäfer: Mehrsprachigkeit in jüdisch-amerikanischer Gegenwartsliteratur.
  • Janina Scholz: Gender, Sexualität und das 'monströse' Andere in amerikanischen Fernsehserien.
  • Jiann-Chyng Tu: Berlin in African-American Literature.

 

Completed (by year):

2017

  • Suncica Klaas: Immigrant Autobiographies and Human Rights Discourses.

2016

  • Amina Grunewald: Versuche adoleszenter indigener Selbstdefinitionen in transkulturellen Kontaktzonen anhand ausgewählter Romane Sherman Alexies.

2015

  • Nana Adusei-Poku: "Rooted in but not limited by" Re-iterations of Post-Black Art. (supervised by Prof. Eva Boesenberg and PD Dr. Gabriele Dietze)
  • Ulrike Schneeberg: Making Boys and Girls in Picturebooks with Monsters.

2014

  • Viola Amato: Intersex Narratives and the Shifts in Representation: Challenging the Limits of Intersex Intelligibility in Autobiography, Literature and Popular Culture.
  • Kristina Graaff: Challenging Ethnoracial Confinement in the 21st Century Through Popular African American Fiction: Street Literature and the Street-Prison Symbiosis.
  • Pierre-Héli Monot: Mensch als Methode: Allgemeine Hermeneutik und partielle Demokratie im deutschen und US-amerikanischen 19. Jahrhundert (Friedrich Schleiermacher – Ralph Waldo Emerson – Frederick Douglass).

2013

  • Michael Duszat: Enumeration and the Essay. (supervised by Prof. Boesenberg and Prof. Hof)
  • Marta Lysik: Dialogism in the Work of Louise Erdrich.

2011

  • Simon Strick: Naming Pain. Tracing Discourses on Pain, Gender and Race in 19th Century American Culture. (Betreuerin: Gaby Dietze, Zweitgutachterin: Eva Boesenberg)

2010

  • Annegret Mihan: Undoing Difference? Race and Gender in Selected Works by Toni Morrison and Jeanette Winterson. (supervised by Prof. Lenz and Prof. Boesenberg)