School of Modern Languages

Staff Profiles

Dr Teresa Ludden

Lecturer in German

Background

Background

After graduating with a BA in 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 Tuesdays 1-2

Exams contact

Partners Programme Coordinator for SML

Assistant Chair of Board of Examiners

UCU rep for SML 

Qualifications

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.

Memberships

Women in German Studies, AGS

Research

Research Interests

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

Current Work

Contemporary German-language literature, especially Ulrike Draesner (and trauma theory) and Terezia Mora (and Deleuze); films by Fassbinder and Sanders-Brahms (representations of prostitute figures); the memory of the National Socialist 'euthanasia' murders in contemporary German memory culture. 

Research Roles

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

Postgraduate Supervision

Contemporary German literature, film and theory.

 

Teaching

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

 

Publications