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.
Personal Tutor - *Consultation hour for students Thursdays 12-1*
Year Abroad Officer - German outgoing students
Assistant Chair of Board of Examiners
UCU rep for SML
BA (Hons)in German and Russian (Cambridge), 1994.
MA in Modern German Literature (London), 1995.
Postgrad. Cert. in Teaching in Higher Education (Warwick), 1999.
PhD German Studies (Warwick), 2002.
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
Contemporary German literature and film; literature and philosophy; gender and feminist theories and their use in the analysis of literature and film; cultural and critical theory, especially Adorno, Benjamin, contemporary French philosophy; women's writing.
Contemporary German writing; female directors and German film; representations of poverty in contemporary German literature and film.
Member of the Literary Studies group, SML; RGFM, Faculty of Humanities.
Currently supervising on representations of women in Holocaust literature.
Contemporary German literature, film and theory.
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
SML1021 Introduction to European and Latin American Cinema