Dr Teresa Ludden
Lecturer in German

  • Email: teresa.ludden@ncl.ac.uk
  • Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5053
  • Address: School of Modern Languages, Old Library Building (Room 6.5), Newcastle University, GB - NE1 7RU Newcastle upon Tyne


After graduating with a BA in Modern and Medieval Languages (German and Russian) at Cambridge University, I completed an MA in Modern German Literature and Theory at UCL and a PhD at Warwick University. I previously taught German Studies at Warwick University and Oxford Brookes University.

Roles and Responsibilities

Personal Tutor - *Consultation hour for students Thursdays 12-1*

Exams contact

Partners Programme Coordinator for SML

Assistant Chair of Board of Examiners

UCU rep for SML 


BA (Hons) German and Russian (Cambridge)
MA Modern German Literature (London)
Postgrad. Cert. in Teaching in Higher Education (Warwick)
PhD German Studies (Warwick)

Previous Positions

2003-2004: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in German, Oxford Brookes University.
2001-2003: Temporary Lecturer in German, University of Warwick.
1997-2001: Graduate Teaching Assistant,University of Warwick.


Women in German Studies

Research Interests

Contemporary German literature and film; literature and philosophy; gender and feminist theories and their use in the analysis of literature and film

Current Work

Contemporary German writing, especially Terezia Mora and Ulrike Draesner; the memory of the NS 'euthanasia' murders in contemporary German culture; female directors and German film

Research Roles

Member of the Literary Studies group, SML; RGFM, Faculty of Humanities.

Postgraduate Supervision

Contemporary German literature, film and theory.


Undergraduate Teaching

GER4007 Misfits and Miscreants in Contemporary German/Austrian Fiction.
GER4008 Cabaret, Catastrophe, Capital: A Cultural History of 20th Century Berlin.
GER2036 Die Bundesrepublik bis 1990

GER2061 grammar Level C
SML4099 Dissertation
SML1021 Introduction to European and Latin American Cinema