Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Dissertations Supervised

Dissertations:

completed:

Barbara Wünnenberg: The 'Weimar Experience' in British Interwar Writing (2020; Comparative Literature, Joint PhD with King's College, London)

 

Aileen Jorena Behrendt: A Literature Between Movement and Standstill: Dynamic Stasis and Gender Politics in the 1930s Novels of Nancy Mitford, Stevie Smith, Rosamond Lehmann and Jean Rhys (2019; English Studies, Universität Potsdam)

 

Susanne Jung: Bouncing Back: Bouncing Back: Strategies of Queer Resilience in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century English Literature and Culture (2018; English Studies, Universität Tübingen)

 

Katrin Frisch: 'The F-Word': Interdependencies of Right-Wing Ideology and Modernist Fiction: Pound, Eliot, Lewis (2018; English Studies, Joint PhD with King's College, London)

 

Júlia Braga Neves:London, Queer Spaces and Historiography in the Works of Sarah Waters and Alan Hollinghurst (2018; English Studies, Joint PhD with King's College, London)

 

Tamara Radak: No(n)Sense of an Ending: Aporias of Closure in Modernist Fiction (2017; English Studies, Universität Wien)

 

Aline Oloff: Rassismus als Metapher: Frauenbewegung im postkolonialen Frankreich (2016; Gender Studies, TU Berlin)

 

Kathrin Tordasi: Women by the Waterfront: Modernist (Re)Visions of Gender, Self and Littoral Space (2016; English Studies - ausgezeichnet mit dem Humboldt-Preis 2016)

 

Adrian de Silva: Negotiating the Borders of the Gender Regime: Developments and Debates on Trans(sexuality) in the Federal Republic of Germany (2016; Gender Studies)

 

Michaela Koch: Discursive Intersexions: Daring Bodies between Myth, Medicine, and Memoir (2016; English Studies, Universität Oldenburg)

 

Anna Voigt: "Father, Husband, Care Giver": Fürsorgliche Männlichkeit und die Stabilität männlicher Herrschaft in der Fernsehserie Six Feet Under (2015; Gender Studies)

 

Viola Amato: Intersex Narratives and the Shifts in Representation: Challenging the Limits of Intersex Intelligibility in Autobiography, Literature and Popular Culture (2014; American Studies)

 

Sabine Meyer: “Wie Lili zu einem richtigen Mädchen wurde“ oder die Konstruktion des ’Falles Lili Elbe’: eine transdisziplinäre Studie zum Verhältnis von Subjektivität und Identitätssteuerung in literarischen, medialen, medizinischen und rechtlichen Diskursen (2014; Scandinavian Studies)

 

Elahe Haschemi Yekani: The Privilege of Crisis: Narrative Patterns of Masculinities in English Colonial and Postcolonial Literature, Photography and Film (2009; English Studies) ausgezeichnet mit dem BritCult Award (Dissertationspreis der German Association for the Study of British Cultures)

 

 

in progress:

Eliza Maureen Altenhof: Self-representation and Life Writing: Disease, Illness and Death in Autobiographical Writings by Contemporary Authors (Comparative Literature; Joint PhD with King’s College, London)

 

Johanna Fokken: A City of Their Own: Urban Fiction by Women Writers 1918-1939 (English Studies; Joint PhD with King’s College, London)

 

Tijana Ristic Kern: Writing the Queer Self: Life Writing Between Modernism and Postmodernism (English Studies)

 

Kevin Neuroth: Madness, Masculinity and Modernist Fiction (English Studies; Joint PhD with King’s College, London)

 

Anne-Julia Schoen: A Line of their Own: Impacts of the informe on gender configurations in the works of Anglo-Jewish avant-garde artists and writers (1910 – 1937) (English Studies; Joint PhD with King’s College, London)

 

Johanna Zinecker:  Visualizing and Performing Mental Health in Artistic Practice in the United Kingdom (English Studies; Joint PhD with King’s College, London)