In my research I approach Romance literatures from a global, comparative and cultural studies perspective. My dissertation is dedicated to travel writings from the 1920s, and in my postdoc project I am investigating female Enlightenment authors. My research focuses on postcolonial theories, multilingualism, gender studies and translation theory.
I wrote my doctoral thesis as a research assistant at the DFG graduate school “History of Literature and Knowledge of Small Forms”. It is entitled: “Poetics of the hummingbird. Latin American travel prose by Gabriela Mistral, Mário de Andrade and Henri Michaux.” In this study I compare small and sometimes very short travel writings that were written in Latin America in the 1920s and can no longer be classified as travelogues .
I am currently a research assistant at the Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main and am working on my postdoc project on female authorship and multilingualism in the European Enlightenment (France, Spain, Portugal).
Research assistant at the Institute for General and Comparative Literature at the Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main, Prof. Dr. Achim Geisenhansluke
Fellowship for Enlightenment research at the Interdisciplinary Center for Research into European Enlightenment at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg
Submission and defense of the dissertation Poetics of the hummingbird. Methods of short travel prose by Gabriela Mistral, Mário de Andrade and Henri Michaux. Supervision: Prof. Dr. Helmut Pfeiffer (Humboldt University of Berlin), Prof. Dr. Susanne Zepp (Free University of Berlin), Prof. Dr. Jörg Dünne (Humboldt University of Berlin), grade: summa cum laude
2017 - 2020
Researcher at the DFG Research Training Group “History of Literature and Knowledge of Small Forms”, Humboldt University in Berlin
M.A. Romance literary studies
M.A. Romance Literary studies, Freie Universität Berlin (main language French), Master’s thesis on the Latin American reception of Rabindranath Tagore with Gabriela Mistral, Victoria Ocampo and Cecília Meireles (study from 2011-2017 funded by the Cusanuswerk), grade: 1.1
M.A. European literatures
M.A. European literatures at the Humboldt University in Berlin, master’s thesis on the reception of early modern travelogues by Oswald de Andrade and Blaise Cendrars, grade: 1.0
Graduate Program Comparative Literature University of Massachusetts Amherst (grant from the Hessen-Massachusetts state program and travel grant from the Fulbright Commission)
B.A. Comparative Literature
B.A. Comparative Literature (major) and Theater, Film, Media Studies (minor) at the Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main, grade: 1.0